Did Peyton Manning Turn Down A Possible Comeback?

Peyton Manning’s playing days ended with a Super Bowl victory at the end of the 2015 season, but he knew potential offers to come back could come his way. We recently learned which head coach at least tried to tempt No. 18 to his team.
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Report: Durant was in on Manning's ESPYs joke

Kevin Durant may have looked angry when Peyton Manning threw a well-timed zinger his way at the ESPYs Wednesday night, but apparently the Golden State Warriors star was just putting his acting skills to work.According to ESPN’s Chris Haynes, Durant knew the joke was coming and was simply playing his part. We suspected that might be the case. Though Durant kept a straight face,...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Durant seemingly responds to Manning zinger with tweet

The best joke of the 2017 ESPYs came at the expense of Kevin Durant, and the Golden State Warriors star did not seem amused. But deep down inside, he may have been laughing.Peyton Manning, who hosted the awards show, quipped at one point that the U.S. Olympic gymnastics team was so dominant that Kevin Durant said he wants to play for them. When cameras panned to Durant, he remained...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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WATCH: Kevin Durant not amused by Peyton Manning zinger at ESPYs

Kevin Durant was the subject of a really good zinger by ESPYs host Peyton Manning on Wednesday night, and he wasn’t happy about it.Manning was discussing the U.S. Gymastics team, talking about how dominant it was. Then he said Durant would probably join that team next year, obviously poking fun at the fact he bolted from Oklahoma City to win a championship with the Golden State...
Via Sportsnaut
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Peyton Manning describes his round of golf with Donald Trump

Peyton Manning will host this evening’s ESPYs – ESPN’s entertaining and emotional annual sports awards show. Last night, to hype up the event, he appeared on “Jimmy Kimmel Live.”There were a number of gems in the interview. As we shared earlier today, Peyton shed some light on his perspective on fantasy football (hint: he’s not a huge fan). He also shared an interesting...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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The 'ESPYs will never go beyond the Norm' quiz

The 25th annual ESPY awards take place on Wednesday night. Peyton Manning will handle hosting duties for the first time, and while Manning has always had a pretty healthy sense of humor, there's no way he tops the greatest ESPYs hosting performance of all-time: Norm Macdonald in 1998.In 2010, Deadspin unearthed Macdonald's monologue from the '98 show, and described it like this:...
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Peyton Manning shares his thoughts on fantasy football

Peyton Manning is the NFL’s all-time leader in passing yardage and touchdowns, so it goes without saying that he is one of the greatest fantasy football players ever. Like many current and former NFL players, he seems to care very little about that.Manning was a guest on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” Tuesday night, and he was asked for his thoughts on being a fantasy football legend...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Jim Mora won’t attend Peyton Manning statue unveiling

“Statue? They’re building a statue?” No, former Colts coach Jim Mora didn’t word it like he did in his famous “Playoffs” press conference, but he told Peyton Manning that he won’t attend a ceremony in which a statue of him is unveiled. The event is scheduled for Oct. 7, the day before the Colts host the 49ers at Lucas Oil Stadium. Mora was fired after the 2001 season...
Via The Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Reggie Wayne on Peyton Manning-led practices: 'It was nuts'

Future Hall of Fame quarterback Peyton Manning was a perfectionist on the football field. He demanded the same of his teammates. That’s why Manning will go down as one of the greatest quarterbacks in the history of the NFL.One of his most-popular teammates Reggie Wayne, who spent a decade with Manning in Indianapolis, just recently spoke up about the quarterback’s work ethic...
Via Sportsnaut
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Peyton Manning demanded perfection in practice, went seven years without a pass being dropped on Fridays

The legacy of Peyton Manning has been told so many times that you can probably recite it from memory better than you can all 50 state capitals. The quarterback, by all accounts, was committed and devoted to his craft like few others in the history of the game, and he spread that attitude and approach to his teammates as bets he could. During a stretch of seven years with the Indianapolis...
Via The Comeback
20 days ago  |  Discuss

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