Found November 30, 2012 on
Will the real Peyton Manning please stand up?
Last month, the Denver Post ran a story about a local teenage boy who was facing an identity crisis due to him sharing the same name as the Broncos' superstar quarterback.
The 14-year-old from Littleton, Colo., couldn't even create a profile on Facebook, instead having to settle for the alias "Peyton Scott."
"People don't believe me sometimes. They think I'm trying to impersonate," he said at the time. "Facebook won't let me do Manning at all, no matter how many times I try."
Of course, the Broncos' PR department took advantage of a bizarre opportunity, uniting both Peyton Manning's on Friday after a team practice.
The Canton-bound QB presented the boy with an autographed football, saying, "To Peyton, great name. All my best, your friend, Peyton Manning, 18."
Something tells me a followup to this ...
BEST OF MAXIM
14-year-old Peyton Manning of Littleton, Colorado was having identity problems, and it only got worse when the Denver Broncos signed former Colts QB Peyton Manning. On top of that, the poor kid couldn't even get a Facebok page. The Humanity!
For years, Tom Moore and Peyton Manning picked apart the Tennessee Titans. Now, Manning is in Denver, and Moore is retired. He will remain retired, but according to Terry McCormick of the National Football Post, Moore has been brought in as an offensive consultant for the Titans, days after firing offensive coordinator Chris Palmer.
Former Colts OC Tom Moore has been brought in by...
Just Peyton Manning being Peyton Manning.
Peyton Manning threw three touchdowns, including one to defensive tackle Mitch Unrein, to help the Denver Broncos wrap up the AFC West with a 31-23 victory Sunday over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
The Broncos (9-3) won their seventh straight and the Tampa Bay (6-6) loss clinched the NFC South for Atlanta, which won on Thursday.
Manning threw for 242 yards. He now has 29 touchdown...
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning leads all NFL All-Stars with 586,523 votes for the 2013 Pro Bowl, NFL.com announced Wednesday.
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady ranks second overall with 534,020 votes while Houston Texans running back Arian Foster is third with 519,261 votes. Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has 485,196 votes and Minnesota Vikings...
From April 1 to Nov. 27, 2012 -- RGIII has the top selling NFL jersey
1. Robert Griffin III -- Redskins
2. Peyton Manning -- Broncos
3. Aaron Rodgers -- Packers
Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com
Robert Griffin III has taken the NFL by storm in his rookie season with the Washington Redskins. Not only has the Heisman Trophy winner excited the league with his play on the field, but he has won the hearts of the fans as well, who have helped make his jersey the No. 1 seller in the NFL from the time he was drafted through the Thanksgiving Weekend games.
RG3 is the No. 1 jersey...
(AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)
Following their seventh consecutive victory, a 31-23 win over Tampa Bay, the Denver Broncos have clinched an AFC West title for a second consecutive season.
The win over the Buccaneers was highlighted by defensive tackle Mitch Unrein and outside linebacker Von Miller, who accounted for two combined scores on the afternoon.
Early in the first quarter, Unrein...
DENVER -- Peyton Manning threw for 242 yards and three touchdowns, Von Miller returned an interception for his first NFL touchdown, and the Denver Broncos clinched their second consecutive AFC West title with a 31-23 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday. Demaryius Thomas had eight catches for 99 yards and two scores, and Jacob Tamme caught nine passes for 89 yards for the...
According to ESPN’s Darren Rovell, Washington Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III has now surpassed Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning and has the NFL’s top-selling jersey.
Top-10 Best Selling Jerseys in the NFL:
Robert Griffin III
I’m sure it doesn’t...
(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By ARNIE STAPLETON AP Pro Football Writer Tight ends are no longer an afterthought in Denver's passing game.
In 2009, they had all of 27 catches.
Last year, that number was just 30 - not a single one of them in the end zone - as they were basically used as big bruising blockers in Tim Tebow's read-option offense.