Found November 01, 2012 on NFL Injury Report:
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning returned to the practice field for the first time yesterday since injuring his thumb Sunday night against the New Orleans Saints. Manning was listed on the team’s injury report, but his teammates said he was unaffected by the thumb injury, reports the Associated Press. The tape didn't wrap all the way around Manning's thumb, leaving him able to grip the football like normal, and Denver Broncos teammates said his throws and hand-offs at practice were unaffected by his injury in his first action since he smacked his throwing hand on a defender's helmet Sunday night. Manning sustained the injury against the Saints when his thumb connected with a defender’s helmet in the second quarter. The injury did bleed and Manning seemed to favor his thumb, but he went on to throw two touchdown passes in the second half. Manning told reporters after practice that his thumb continues to be sore, but he said it’s more irritating than anything else. He seems ready to play this weekend. Follow @TheNFLInjuryRpt !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.thenflinjuryreport.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })();
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