Found October 26, 2012 on Tireball.com:
PLAYERS: Peyton Manning
TEAMS: Denver Broncos

Maybe Peyton Manning can give away some of those two million pizzas now. The quarterback for the Denver Broncos is now the owner of 21 Papa John’s restaurants. Papa John’s announced today that it had signed a new multi-year contract to continue as the official pizza of the NFL and the Super Bowl. It is fitting that one of the companies pitchmen is now the newest franchisee. Manning has signed a deal to own 21 stores in the Denver area. Now that is a lot of pizza. According to reports Manning will have a new commercial on Sunday in which he will talk about becoming a new franchisee and how it will allow him to give away pizza. Manning will then give instructions on how fans can join him in becoming a Papa John’s franchisee.

THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
RELATED ARTICLES

Peyton Manning Now Owns 21 Papa John’s Pizza Stores

I’m assuming that you have seen the Papa John’s pizza commercial featuring Peyton Manning, but there is a little more to that partnership then meets the eye. The NFL announced Friday that Peyton Manning became the newest franchisee for Papa John’s pizza, signing a deal to own 21 stores in the Denver area Friday. It just so happens that the announcement came on the same day...

Peyton says right thumb sore but OK

Peyton Manning's right thumbnail was covered with white tape and put under a media microscope upon his return to the football field Wednesday. Manning's throws and hand-offs at practice were unaffected by his thumb injury in his first action since smacking his throwing hand on a defender's helmet Sunday. For the first time, Denver coach John Fox listed his quarterback...

Denver ‘sleaze metal’ band now selling satanic Peyton Manning shirts (photo)

A Kissing Suzy Kolber tipster passed along the scoop about how Speedwolf, a sleaze metal band based in Denver, has started to sell the above shirt trumpeting the satanic symbolism in the jersey number of Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning. As you can plainly see, if you add 6+6+6, you arrive at 18, Peyton Manning’s number. I don’t know about anyone else, but this shirt...

AFC West Week 8: Peyton Manning on top of his Game

The Denver Broncos and San Diego Chargers will try to keep pace with each other and seasons are on the line as Oakland travels to Kansas City.

Later, Peyton: Hoosiers rule Indiana

When Peyton Manning left Indianapolis, that was it, that was all. Not just for the Colts, but also for the fabric and definition of Indiana sports in general. You attach your identity to certain historical sports greats, legends and memories. All of Indiana's -- not just Manning -- were fading or gone. Indiana sports were basically in shambles, living on memories. That was way...

Peyton Manning Invests in 21 Papa John's Franchises in Denver Area for Life After Retirement

Peyton Manning might have to change his nickname to the "Pizza Man." Throughout his career Manning has been one of the most-endorsed athletes in sports, not just lending his name to products, but proving he's an adept actor, as well. So, in his continuing effort to set up his life post-football, the Super Bowl champion announced the purchase of 21 Papa John's pizza...

Pickup Up Steam – Joel Dreessen

#81 Joel Dressen catches a touchdown pass from Peyton Manning over the top of #51 Jerod Mayo. October 7th, 2012. Courtesy of Yahoo NFL photo gallery (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia) The Broncos turned uncertainty into franchise certitude with the monster signing of Peyton Manning in the off-season.  The future hall of famer immediately upgraded the team to contender, but to what extent...

Tracy Porter’s seizure aftermath may keep him out of dream game

Denver Broncos’ cornerback Tracy Porter has a thread in history with both Peyton Manning and Drew Brees. When he was a member of the New Orleans Saints, his interception of Peyton Manning in the 2010 Super Bowl put the final nail in the Indianapolis Colts’ championship bid. Manning along with Porter are now teammates fighting together and their team is poised to take on Brees...

Saints-Broncos Preview

The last time Peyton Manning and Drew Brees met - in Super Bowl XLIV - the game ended with Brees and the New Orleans Saints raising the Lombardi Trophy. Manning will be looking for a bit of revenge Sunday night as the Denver Broncos host the Saints, who play their first game under interim coach Joe Vitt. A lot has changed since that matchup in February 2010. Of course, Manning...

New Orleans Saints at Denver Broncos: Three Bold Predictions

The New Orleans Saints travel to Denver to take on the Broncos on Sunday night in what should be a high scoring matchup.Denver is coming off their bye week and in their last game before the bye they came back from a 24-0 halftime deficit to defeat the San Diego Chargers. The Saints are coming off a 35-28 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.Both teams can put on an aerial display and...

Eli Manning says life is easier now that he doesn’t have force the ball to veterans

Early on in his career, Eli Manning struggled to establish himself as a leader of the New York Giants. When you take over as the quarterback of a team that has veterans on offense like Tiki Barber, Plaxico Burress, Jeremy Shockey and Amani Toomer, it’s easy to feel like a little fish in a big pond. That’s why Manning is clearly enjoying life more now that people like the aforementioned...

NFL Week 8 Picks: Eli Manning Owns Cowboys Stadium Edition

It's time once again for the NFL picks of the week, where for once, we're actually coming off of a winning week, however small that margin might have actually been. Let's get started...Last week: 7-6Overall: 42-62Tampa Bay @ Minnesota (-6.5), October 25:The week's action begins with the Thursday night game in Minneapolis, as the 5-2 Vikings host the 2-4 Buccaneers...

Week 8 fantasy ranks, bullets and preview (video)

Our week 8 fantasy football update, featuring rankings for all 4 major scoring positions. We've got Peyton Manning at #1, and surprise must starts in Willis McGahee, Alex Green, Heath Miller, Jeremy Kerley and others.
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.