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Super Bowl notes: The four-time NFL MVP told a group of reporters in Indianapolis Tuesday he doesn't plan to stop playing and added that his recovery from a third neck surgery continues to be on schedule.
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Paul Kuharsky thinks the Colts won't budget even if Peyton Manning is healthy but it could be a boon for potential suitors:
I don’t think it has a bearing on the Colts' decision, which is going to be to release him, avoid long-range cap problems and draft Andrew Luck to be the centerpiece of their next era. But Manning should be able to show his next team that he can...
According to Mike Jones of the Washington Post, a person with knowledge of the situation has confirmed that the Redskins would be interested in Colts quarterback Peyton Manning if he becomes available.
At this point there are a lot of things to consider before Manning ends up playing in another city besides Indianapolis.
“No. 1, is he going to be released? No. 2, is he going...
Peyton Manning in a Cowboys uniform?
At first thought, that sounds like a pretty good idea. Who wouldn't want a future Hall of Famer quarterbacking their team?
Then reality creeps in.
First and foremost, it will never happen because of the salary cap. While trading Tony Romo to make room for Manning would be the optimal move, either trading or outright cutting Romo carries...
Whoever thought that Rob Lowe, best known for his directorial debut the night before the Democratic Convention, would be the medium to announce the end of one of the greatest players in NFL history.
For Peyton Manning, the beginning of the end all started with a tweet: Rob Lowe announced on twitter roughly two weeks ago that Manning would retire, and insisted he heard it from...
Bob Kravitz spoke to two general managers who know a thing or two about releasing a Hall of Famer. Carmen Policy decided to cut bait with Joe Montana, who served his exile in Kansas City, and go with Steve Young while Peter Pockington sent Wayne Gretzky packing from his beloved Edmonton Oilers. Both men say it was the right decision:
"And that's the thing: You have to separate...
Peyton Manning has been medically cleared by two doctors, including Dr. Robert Watkins, who performed the most recent surgery on the Indianapolis Colts quarterback's neck, to resume his NFL career, sources told Chris Mortensen and Adam Schefter of ESPN.
Even during Super Bowl week, the Peyton Manning saga has been the hot topic in Indy. Now add a new wrinkle: Andrew Luck, the Colts' likely No. 1 pick, is in town, writes Don Banks.
Peyton Manning's increasingly thorny relationship with the Indianapolis Colts -- will owner Jim Irsay pay $28 million to retain his injured four-time NFL MVP quarterback? -- threatened on Monday to strip the spotlight completely from Manning's Super Bowl XLVI-playing brother Eli, who arrived in town with the NFC champion New York Giants.
That's because Peyton, his status...
In public, the Colts have been mostly tight lipped about Peyton Manning’s future since the season ended. Owner Jim Irsay initially insisted Manning would remain a Colt if healthy, though he’s gradually backed off that stance. Ultimately, Irsay has made no commitment either way while being as evasive about Manning’s 2012 whereabouts as humanly possible.…
Since the New York Jets collapse in the 2011 regular season, there’s been a lot of finger pointing in the organization as to what went wrong. And a lot of that blame game has fallen onto quarterback Mark Sanchez. Now, regardless of the fact that “anonymous teammates” have ripped on Sanchez for being lazy, many people have thought for a while that Sanchez isn’t a viable starting...
Peyton Manning called it. Back when the NFL was debating the merits of Eli Manning and whether he had what it took to win a Super Bowl, Big Brother took time out of his morning-after news conference five years ago to say Eli would be on the same stage soon.
It's Super Bowl week. As the Pats and Giants gear up for their rematch, the questions over Peyton Manning's future continue to hover in Indy. Peter King has it all in this week's MMQB.