Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 10/23/14
When word got out last year that Peyton Manning was not going to play in 2011, I for one was devastated.  I'm not a Colts fan just a huge NFL fan that knew I would miss the man, if for anything, his pure passion and knowledge of the game.I'm not going to throw a bunch of stats or anything to really make you think in this article, anyone who is a football fan knows, his stats are impressive, but that is not what makes Peyton Manning exactly who he is. Instead, I am going to write a brief summary as to why I am so glad Peyton Manning is back this year, playing in the NFL. Peyton Manning was one of those guys that caught my eye when he played for Tennessee in college, I knew he was something special and because of that, I have kept my eye on him and paid attention to everything he has done since then. Peyton Manning has made a difference in the NFL since the moment he took his first snap for the Indianapolis Colts.  I have never seen a Quarterback with such deep knowledge of th...
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