Peyton Manning RUMORS & NEWS

  • Target for Peyton's return: Week 15 vs. Steelers "When the Denver Broncos announced Peyton Manning would be out two weeks, they attached the "at least" modifier. Expect more than two weeks. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Thursday on NFL Network's GameDay Morning that Manning is at least three weeks from playing. "The official..." November 26

  • Peyton Manning sidelined two weeks, earliest return Dec. 6

    Denver Post "Peyton Manning walked a well worn path to Dr. Robert Anderson's office in Charlotte, N.C., on Monday, and walked out needing more time to recover. Manning will be sidelined for at least two weeks, leaving his earliest possible return Dec. 6 at San Diego. Anderson recommended Manning spend this..." November 25

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    Troy Renck @TroyRenck

    #broncos announce manning will miss at least 2 more weeks

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    Troy Renck @TroyRenck

    #Broncos will also workout QB Christian Ponder..a one-time first-rounder who has bounced around the league

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Broncos will start Brock Ostweiler at QB vs. Patriots and sit Peyton Manning for second straight week, per @mortreport.

  • Broncos to start Brock Osweiler, sit Peyton Manning vs. Pats

    ESPN "The Denver Broncos will start Brock Osweiler at quarterback and sit Peyton Manning for a second straight week against the New England Patriots on Sunday night, team sources told ESPN. Broncos coach Gary Kubiak informed his staff of the decision Monday morning and planned to tell players shortly..." November 23

  • Report: Peyton Manning plans to play in 2016, even if not for Broncos

    Pro Football Talk "With Brock Osweiler arguably playing better on Sunday than Peyton Manning has played all year, Peyton continues to focus on playing again, sooner than later. Manning is “absolutely determined” to get himself healthy, according to a source with knowledge of the situation, doing all he can to..." November 23

  • Kubiak non-committal about starting quarterback

    Pro Football Talk "In his first career start (did you hear it was his 25th birthday?), Broncos quarterback Brock Osweiler looked the part, completing 20 of 27 passes for 250 yards, two touchdowns, and (perhaps most importantly) no turnovers. So Osweiler will play again with the Patriots coming to town next Sunday..." November 23

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    One loose end from last week: Peyton Manning's MRI on his ribs came back relatively clean. Being called a strain, but still very painful

  • Titans, Browns would be interested in making Peyton Manning team president

    Larry Brown Sports "The Cleveland Browns and Tennessee Titans would have interest in giving Peyton Manning a front office role should he retire after the season, according to a new report. The Titans and Browns are said to be among the teams that could look to bring Manning on board in a John Elway-style team..." November 22

  • Peyton Manning in limbo with Brock Osweiler likely to start at least twice

    CBS Sports "The Denver Broncos are in no rush to get Peyton Manning back on the field and expect youngster Brock Osweiler to get at least two starts while the future Hall of Famer continues to rest and rehab his injuries, according to team sources. It's very unlikely that the coaching staff goes back to..." November 22

  • Peyton Manning, DeMarcus Ware won't travel to Chicago

    ESPN "After consulting with the team's medical staff, Denver Broncos coach Gary Kubiak said Friday that quarterback Peyton Manning and outside linebacker DeMarcus Ware will not make the team's trip to Chicago this weekend. The Broncos will face the Bears on Sunday in Soldier Field, but Manning and..." November 21

  • Report: Peyton Not Involved In Preparing Brock Osweiler For Bears

    Black Sports Online "Are the Broncos trying to make Peyton Manning look bad, or is this just the standard practice? Peyton Manning is out of the lineup and out of the loop on everything Broncos according to NFL Media’s James Palmer, who reported on NFL Network’s TNF Gameday, that the Broncos want the injured..." November 21

  • Peyton Manning not traveling with the Broncos

    Pro Football Talk "It’s been known since Monday that Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning won’t play on Sunday against the Bears. On Friday, coach Gary Kubiak said Peyton won’t even make the trip. The decision represents an extension of the approach taken by the team all week. As explained by Mike Klis of..." November 20

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Broncos coach Gary Kubiak says at his press conference that Peyton Manning will not play this week. “That decision has been made.”

  • Peyton Manning ruled out for Bears game

    Chicago Sun-Times "The red-hot Bears will not face a legend on Sunday. Broncos coach Gary Kubiak ruled out quarterback Peyton Manning because of injuries and announced that Brock Osweiler will start against the Bears at Soldier Field. Bears coach John Fox coached Osweiler in Denver. Osweiler was drafted out of..." November 16

  • John Fox calls Peyton Manning, 'arguably the best to play the game'

    ESPN "Peyton Manning is clearly on the downside of his Hall of Fame career, but that doesn't change how John Fox feels about his old quarterback. "I've got nothing but great respect [for Manning]," Fox said on Monday. "He's a great, great quarterback. He's arguably the best to play the game. I don't..." November 16

  • Report: Peyton Manning has torn plantar fascia

    Pro Football Talk "The nightmare season for Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is getting worse. Manning has a torn plantar fascia in his right foot, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. According to Schefter, Manning had already been diagnosed with plantar fasciitis, but the condition has now worsened. There’s no..." November 16

  • Kubiak: I made a bad decision by playing Peyton Manning

    Larry Brown Sports "Gary Kubiak is doing his quarterback a solid by falling on the sword and taking the blame for Peyton Manning’s terrible game on Sunday that led to a benching. The Denver Broncos head coach said after his team’s 29-13 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs that he made a bad decision by playing Manning,..." November 16

  • Tony Dungy: 'I would not start' Peyton Manning against Bears

    Sporting News "Former Colts coach Tony Dungy says watching his former quarterback Peyton Manning on Sunday was "painful" and he wouldn't start him this week against the Bears. Dungy made his comments Sunday evening on Football Night in America, hours after coach Gary Kubiak took the blame for Manning's..." November 16

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    NFL @NFL

    History is made. The @NFL all-time leader in career passing yards is Peyton Manning.

  • Could Peyton Manning fix the Browns or Titans in a front-office role?

    CBS Sports "If the Browns and/or Titans had Peyton Manning, they might be pretty good. Unfortunately, they're not going to get him on the field, with Manning likely to retire before he ends up in a situation looking for a third team. He could, however, end up in the front office of Cleveland or Tennessee,..." November 15

  • Peyton Manning benched in favor of Brock Osweiler "Peyton Manning's historic day has ended early. The Broncos quarterback was pulled in favor of Brock Osweiler in the third quarter after throwing four interceptions against the Chiefs. Manning's benching is a coach's decision and not because of an injury. " November 15

  • Peyton Manning is all-time passing yards leader "No quarterback in NFL history has thrown for more yards than Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning. Manning, the ultimate signal-caller of this pass-heavy era, is the new all-time passing yards leader after passing Brett Favre on Sunday during the first quarter against the Kansas City..." November 15

  • Peyton Manning dealing with rib-cage injury

    The Score "Peyton Manning appears to be far less than 100 percent heading into Sunday's matchup with the division-rival Kansas City Chiefs. The Denver Broncos' star quarterback, who was listed as probable Friday with a foot ailment, had a rib-cage issue added to his injury report status Saturday..." November 15

  • Peyton Manning and Emmanuel Sanders still uncertain for Kansas City Chiefs

    Denver Post "Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning and wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders are slowed by foot and ankle injuries but coach Gary Kubiak said he expects both will be available for Sunday’s game against the Kansas City Chiefs. " November 13

  • Peyton Manning struggling with foot injury for weeks, says Kubiak

    The Score "It was revealed Wednesday that Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is dealing with a foot injury, and while he is still expected to play Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs, head coach Gary Kubiak said Manning has been dealing with the injury for several weeks. "It's just really sore..." November 12

  • Peyton Manning has reported foot injury

    Mile High Report "Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is dealing with a foot injury, according to CBS4 Denver's Vic Lombardi. Lombardi noted that Peyton isn't expected to miss playing time as he deals with the injury. " November 11

  • Peyton Manning quietly landed on injury report this week

    Pro Football Talk "At a time when the focus was on whether Colts quarterback Andrew Luck has an undisclosed rib injury, not much attention was paid to the other quarterback who’ll play in Sunday’s game at Indianapolis. Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning has a right shoulder injury. The injury was initially..." November 07

  • Peyton Manning could break Favre's all-time passing yards record at Colts

    CBS Sports "Peyton Manning's return to Indianapolis could be a memorable one Sunday and it's not just because the Broncos quarterback has a chance to beat his former team. The other reason Sunday could be memorable for Manning is because he has a good shot at breaking a huge NFL record in the city where he..." November 05

  • Manning not finished, not saying 'I told you so'

    NBC News 9 Colorado "Peyton Manning can't move anymore. Not that he ever could. In the growing list of what Manning can no longer do now that he's 39 years old, it started there with his lack of mobility. Next was: Manning no longer had the arm. This was the biggie. The flaw that draws the most commentary. The..." November 02

  • Ronnie Hillman calls Peyton critics 'fake fans' "The Denver Broncos survived another lackluster performance from Peyton Manning with a 26-23 overtime win against the Cleveland Browns. Despite Denver improving to 6-0, the Manning critics are out in full force and the quarterback didn't do much to quiet down his naysayers on Sunday -- with a..." October 19

  • Montana: Peyton Manning is 'still a great quarterback' "Joe Montana knows a thing or two about being a Super Bowl-winning quarterback aging under a new franchise. So it was no surprise that Montana had some thoughts about the recent play of Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, who is struggling to return to his All-Pro form that has evaded him in..." October 16

  • Manning-Haslam ties open possible opportunity for Peyton’s next move

    Pro Football Talk "The Broncos play in Cleveland this weekend, which means reporters have asked Peyton Manning about his long-standing relationship with Browns owner Jimmy Haslam. Which means people are talking — and writing — about Manning eventually signing up to work for Haslam in a prominent front-office role..." October 15

  • Peyton Manning tops NFL in endorsement income; Eli third

    CBS Sports "Peyton Manning might not be the most valuable quarterback on the field this season, but he's definitely the most valuable quarterback off it. According to, Manning is pulling in more endorsement money than any other player in the NFL this year. Thanks to deals with companies like..." October 14

  • Peyton Manning: I want to do better "Following a 16-10 win in Oakland, the Broncos are 5-0 to start the season and just sealed their second divisional road win of the season. But for fans and critics alike, the fact that each of the five wins have been sealed in the final minutes of the fourth frame by the defense comes as a..." October 12

  • Lions DB wants Peyton Manning to sign the ball if he intercepts him

    CBS Sports "Lions cornerback Darius Slay has pretty much spent his entire life watching Peyton Manning play football and he even considers himself a Manning fan. Slay was 7 when Manning took his first snap with the Colts in 1998, and now that Slay's in the NFL, he's pretty excited about going up against..." September 24

  • Peyton Manning heard about his woes over breakfast

    NBC News 9 Colorado "It was over breakfast that Peyton Manning heard what the nation had been saying about him. Poor guy. All he wanted to do was relax at the team hotel, get some nourishment, hang out with the guys. But no. Everybody wants to chime in on whether Manning is washed up. They talk about it as if..." September 18

  • Broncos' Roby after wild win: 'Don't talk about Peyton no more'

    CBS Sports "Moments after the Broncos miraculously pulled out a 31-24 win over the Chiefs on Thursday night, Broncos cornerback Bradley Roby had a message for anyone who had been talking about Peyton Manning's alleged noodle arm during the week leading up to the game. "Don't talk about Peyton no more,"..." September 18

  • Peyton Manning surpasses 70,000 career passing yards

    Pro Football Talk "Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning became just the second quarterback in NFL history to eclipse 70,000 career passing yards in the third quarter of Thursday night’s game against the Kansas City Chiefs. Manning’s pass to Emmanuel Sanders on third-and-2 allowed Manning to reach the..." September 18

  • Broncos LB: It's 'blasphemy' to doubt Peyton Manning's arm

    CBS Sports "There were a lot of questions about Peyton Manning's arm strength heading into the 2015 season and Manning didn't really answer any of those questions during the Broncos' 19-13 season-opening win over the Ravens. For the most part, anything Manning threw downfield against Baltimore was either..." September 17

  • Peyton Manning 'surprised' he was on injury report "After an offseason of inquiry into Peyton Manning's health and future in Denver, the old gunslinger did nothing to prove the doubters wrong Sunday. Manning threw for 175 yards, one duck of an interception and zero touchdowns in the Broncos' 19-13 win over the Ravens. To add injury to insult,..." September 16

  • Peyton Manning’s touchdown passes have sharply declined

    Pro Football Talk "Peyton Manning is the NFL’s all-time record holder in passing touchdowns, with 530. He’s the all-time record holder for most passing touchdowns in a season, with 55. And he owns a share of the all-tie record for most passing touchdowns in a game, with seven. And now Manning is having a hell of..." September 15

  • Peyton Manning not a fan of rookie Trevor Siemian's 'borderline mullet' haircut

    The Score "Peyton Manning spared Trevor Siemian the embarrassment of having his head shaved by the Denver Broncos' "senior committee," but the rookie quarterback isn't in the clear just yet. "Ty (Sambrailo) had long hair when he got here and they cut our left tackles' hair. But, for three years in a row..." September 04

  • Peyton Manning on if 2015 is last season: 'I don't have those thoughts'

    Yahoo! Sports "It really seems like Peyton Manning's retirement will come out of the blue, sometime in the middle of a cold offseason. Will it be next offseason? Who knows. But Manning has avoided the retirement talk since he came to Denver. He simply will not talk about his future plans and when he might..." September 03

  • Elway: Manning should walk 'into the sunset' a champ "The old saying goes, "Like general manager, like quarterback," or something like that. Broncos general manager John Elway knows a thing or two about retiring at the top of the mountain; he won back-to-back Super Bowls in his final two seasons in the NFL, closing out a 16-year previously..." August 31

  • Peyton Manning still doesn't have feeling in fingertips following 2011 neck surgeries

    The Score "Peyton Manning was quick to regain his elite level of play after undergoing multiple neck surgeries in 2011, but he's still dealing with aftereffects of the procedures now four years later. The Denver Broncos' star quarterback told MMQB's Peter King that he's yet to regain feeling in the..." August 24

  • Sluggish start for Peyton Manning in Broncos’ new offense

    Pro Football Talk "Tonight’s preseason game in Houston gave us our first chance to see Peyton Manning in new Broncos coach Gary Kubiak’s offense. So far, it looks like a work in progress. Manning ran the show for three drives in the first quarter, and all three ended with the Broncos punting. Manning delivered..." August 23

  • Peyton Manning shows improved velocity in camp with Broncos

    Denver Post "The defiance emerged before the decision. During Super Bowl week, Peyton Manning stood before the media and talked like a man ready to prove something. He began working out maniacally in February, between trips, between hunts, between speaking engagements. He arrived back at Dove Valley in..." August 21

  • Peyton feared Patriots bugging visitors’ locker room

    Pro Football Talk "Since the Spygate story broke in 2007, there’s been a widespread perception around the NFL that the Patriots cheat. But in the years between Spygate and Deflategate, those accusations amounted to little more than rumor and innuendo. Still, the rumors and innuendo affected the way NFL teams..." August 21