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Ramirez still holds a veteran edge on rookie Tomlinson

The Detroit Lions spent their first-round pick in this year's draft on guard Laken Tomlinson (28th overall), but so far he hasn't been able to beat out veteran Manny Ramirez for the majority first-team reps at training camp. "Both guys are tough, strong guys. Obviously, the obvious thing is that Manny’s been around. Manny knows the position inside and out and is doing a great job...
Via FOX Sports
August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit's Manny Ramirez working ahead of Laken Tomlinson as Lions' top LG

The Detroit Lions made a first-round investment in their offensive line by selecting former Duke standout Laken Tomlinson with the 28th-overall pick in the 2015 NFL draft, yet the return on that investment has not been immediate.  Instead of Tomlinson, Manny Ramirez is taking first-team reps at left guard for the Lions at OTAs, according to Kyle Meinke of Tomlinson, on...
Via FOX Sports
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Meet the 2015 draft class- part 1

Detroit Lions 2015 draft class: 1-3 ________________________________________________________________________________ Draft profile   The Lions traded down to this spot and were still able to pick up a promising Guard to fill in the Lions offensive line with some young talent. In the process the Lions also received some extra draft picks and even obtained Denver Broncos offensive...
May 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Dealing Ramirez was a tough call for Elway to make

The Broncos had to let a veteran offensive lineman go in order to secure Shane Ray. But John Elway struggled with the choice to deal Manny Ramirez up until the very end. “He’s been a tremendous football player for us. That was one of the hardest phone calls that I’ve ever had to make,” Elway said in a press conference Thursday night. Ramirez was dealt to the Lions, along...
Via FOX Sports
May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Broncos Trade Veteran C Manny Ramirez To Lions In Move Up For OB Shane Ray

The Lions acquired veteran C Manny Ramirez along with picks No. 28, 143 and a 2016 fifth-rounder from the Broncos for their No. 23 overall selection. The Broncos used the pick on OLB Shane Ray, who was considered by many to be a Top 10 talent before he was arrested earlier in the week and given a ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

What the Super Bowl blowout means for the Chiefs

Going into the big game on Sunday, it was clearly becoming the case that most Chiefs fans were rooting against their division rivals, the Broncos. From the very beginning, it became clear that the Chiefs fans would get their wish. The game started off with a bang as on the first play, the Broncos’ center Manny Ramirez snapped the ball over the head of Peyton Manning for a safety...
Via cover32 - Chiefs
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Broncos C Manny Ramirez blames Peyton Manning for safety, then takes full responsibility

The Denver Broncos began the Super Bowl in the worst way possible on Sunday, giving up a safety on their first offensive play of the game. Crowd noise and nerves probably played a role, but who was responsible for the play? After the loss, Broncos center Manny Ramirez said it was Peyton Manning’s fault. He […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Denver’s Bad Snap Leads To Safety On First Play Of Super Bowl 48

The Denver Broncos had two weeks to prepare for their first offensive drive against the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLVIII. Yet on the first play from scrimmage, quarterback Peyton Manning and his center, Manny Ramirez, weren’t on the same page on the snap. Ramirez snapped the ball way over Manning’s head, which led to a safety and a 2-0 lead for Seattle. It’s hard to believe...
Via College Spun
February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos give up a safety on the first offensive play of the game

The Denver Broncos got off to a bad start when center Manny Ramirez snapped the football over Peyton Manning’s head and the ball was recovered by Knowshon Moreno in the end zone. Peyton was clearly going to audible as he approached the line of scrimmage, but there was a costly miscommunication. The play is also the fastest score in Super Bowl history. The post Denver Broncos give...
Via Diehardsport
February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Ramirez has fended off doubters, d-linemen alike

Manny Ramirez has arguably the toughest job in pro football. As Peyton Manning's center, he literally works under the most demanding quarterback in the NFL. Not only that, but before this season, the seventh-year journeyman from Texas Tech hadn't played a full year at center since his junior year at Willowridge High School in Houston - way back in 2000. With Ramirez as its anchor...
Via Associated Press
December 25, 2013  |  Discuss

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