Peyton Manning RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • 'Leaned down' Peyton Manning feels good about himself, Broncos offense

    ESPN "Those who know Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning have said this offseason was slightly different for the 39-year-old as he enters his 18th NFL season. He has looked fit and his teammates say he has more “zip" on his passes, as Demaryius Thomas put it. In training camp’s early going,..." August 12

  • Peyton on Brady emails referencing him: No harm, no foul

    Pro Football Talk "During Wednesday’s hearing in New York, Tom Brady’s lawyer Jeffrey Kessler pointed to the release of an email about pool covers that was part of the lawsuit filed by the NFLPA as an example of the privacy concerns that led Brady to not fully cooperate with Ted Wells’s investigation into..." August 12

  • Demaryius Thomas: Peyton has 'more zip' on throws "One of the biggest mysteries entering the 2015 season is the health of Peyton Manning's throwing arm. The first review from Denver Broncos' training camp, via receiver Demaryius Thomas, is a positive one. "I know you're not going to believe this, but it seems like he has more zip," Thomas..." August 06

  • 'Game on' for Tom Brady against Peyton Manning: The end is near

    ESPN "Tom Brady makes no bones about how he rates himself against Peyton Manning. Brady, in an email message to an old friend made public as part of the federal Deflategate lawsuit, says the "final chapter" of his rivalry with Manning will be decided when Brady ultimately plays for seven or eight..." August 05

  • Peyton sends birthday gift to family of Indiana teen killed by drunk driver

    Fox Sports "Though he is one of the greatest NFL quarterbacks of all time, Peyton Manning has once again proved why he is an even better human being. Back in March, 15-year-old Logan Brown of Evansville, Ind. was killed by a drunk driver whose blood alcohol level registered four times the legal limit...." June 25

  • Report: Broncos initially asked Peyton Manning to take $10-million pay cut

    The Score "The Denver Broncos deny trying to trade quarterback Peyton Manning, but according to Mike Klis of 9News, they did approach him about taking a bigger pay cut. Before settling on a $4-million pay cut, the Broncos asked Manning to reduce his 2015 salary by $10 million, Klis reports. Benjamin..." June 25

  • Source Confirms Texans Trade Talks With Broncos For Peyton Manning

    CBS Houston "The Houston Texans were in the running for Peyton Manning when he was leaving the Indianapolis Colts before the 2012 season. Manning chose to go to the Denver Broncos where he has led them to a Super Bowl appearance and an AFC Championship game. The Coach of the Texans in 2012 was Gary Kubiak,..." June 24

  • Report: Broncos tried to trade Peyton Manning to Texans

    Pro Football Talk "Three years ago, quarterback Peyton Manning was interested in the Texans, but the Texans weren’t interested in him. Earlier this year, the Texans reportedly had another chance to get him. According to Benjamin Allbright of 94.1 FM in Denver, the Broncos tried to trade Manning to Houston during..." June 24

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    Benjamin Allbright @AllbrightNFL

    #Broncos attempted to trade Peyton Manning this off-season to the Houston #Texans per more than one source in position to know. (1/2)

  • Peyton Manning upset over Demaryius Thomas contract dispute

    CBS Sports Fantasy News "Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is upset that the organization has yet to come to a contract agreement with wide receiver Demaryius Thomas, Ian Rapoport of is reporting. The contract dispute is keeping Thomas away from minicamp and precious one-on-one time with Manning." June 13

  • Tony Romo and Andrew Luck to join the Manning Brothers on Directv ads

    Awful Announcing "You remember those endearing rap videos that Eli and Peyton Manning made in 2013 (Football on Your Phone) and 2014 (Fantasy Football Fantasy) for DirecTV’s NFL Sunday Ticket? Well, the Mannings are going to have some company when DirecTV films its new advertising campaign for 2015. The..." May 11

  • Peyton Manning returns to Indy but avoids talking about Patriots

    ESPN "Peyton Manning tried to take the air out of "Deflategate" on Friday. Even the evasive Broncos quarterback couldn't make the questions disappear. Two days after the Wells Report implicated Tom Brady and two team employees for underinflating footballs, Manning returned to his first NFL home..." May 09

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    Nicki Jhabvala @NickiJhabvala

    Peyton on people calling this year his "farewell tour": "I wouldn't call it that."

  • Broncos Plan to Preserve Peyton Manning with More Brock Osweiler

    Sportsnaut "In order to keep 39-year-old Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning in top condition in 2015, the team reportedly plans to phase in backup quarterback Brock Osweiler to relieve the pressure on Manning. New head coach Gary Kubiak reported at the NFL Annual Meeting that he has talked with..." March 26

  • Peyton Manning's place may be on bench

    Denver Post "Peyton Manning has reached that now-and-forever age of 39 and adjustments must be made. What to do with someone so young? Manning, who has been breathing for 39 years and 1 day, might be the NFL's oldest position player. But three kickers — Adam Vinatieri, Phil Dawson and Matt Bryant — are..." March 25

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    Denver Broncos @Broncos

    OFFICIAL: Peyton Manning is returning to the Denver #Broncos in 2015.

  • Pay cut coming for Peyton Manning

    ESPN "Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos are near agreement on a new contract for the 2015 season in which the five-time NFL MVP will take a $4 million pay-cut to provide more cash for the team to do business on the free agent market, which opens with the new league year on March 10. Manning will..." March 04

  • Peyton Manning to return to Broncos in 2015, agrees to pay cut

    Denver Post "Peyton Manning is returning to play a fourth season with the Broncos, 18th in the NFL, according to two NFL sources. For the first time in Manning's career, he has agreed on a pay reduction. Two NFL sources confirmed a report by ESPN's Chris Mortensen, a longtime close associate of the..." March 04

  • Peyton Manning deal will be done this week

    Denver Post "Peyton Manning, Class of 1994, was honored five nights ago with the Isidore Newman School's distinguished alumni award. Which beseeches the question: What took so long? The answer is: The private school in New Orleans has a plethora of illustrious graduates — the president of the Aspen..." March 01

  • Peyton Manning, Broncos working on revising contract

    Denver Post "The Broncos and representatives for Peyton Manning have been working on revising the quarterback's contract, according to multiple NFL sources. Manning is scheduled to draw a $19 million salary in 2015 and 2016 — down from the $20 million he made in both the 2013 and 2014..." February 26

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    Michael David Smith @MichaelDavSmith

    Mike Shanahan says he tried hard to bring Peyton Manning to Washington, but Peyton didn't want to be in Eli's division

  • Broncos coach Gary Kubiak says he expects Peyton Manning back

    Denver Post "They filed in one by one through the front lobby, light luggage in hand. The Broncos' coaching staff arrived Tuesday for the start of the NFL scouting combine. Offensive assistant Brian Callahan checked in first. Then new head coach Gary Kubiak. No one is more important than the other with this..." February 18

  • Sources: Peyton tells Denver he's OK to play

    ESPN "Peyton Manning reassured Denver Broncos officials, including general manager John Elway, that he is physically and mentally prepared to play at a significant level in 2015, league and team sources told ESPN. The two sides met Thursday in Denver, and while retirement technically remains an..." February 14

  • Report: Peyton Manning expected to announce decision on future by next week

    The Score "Peyton Manning's highly anticipated decision on whether or not to continue his Hall of Fame career appears to be just around the corner. As ESPN's Chris Mortensen explained Friday, the Denver Broncos' star quarterback is expected to announce his intention to play the 2015 season at some point..." February 13

  • Report: Peyton Manning meeting Elway before planning '15

    Yahoo! Sports "It wasn’t much a surprise to learn that Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning has begun working out in New Orleans with the intent of returning in 2015. Multiple reports, coupled with the opinions of multiple teammates, have pointed to Manning giving it at least one more go. Here’s what is..." February 12

  • Report: Broncos aren't sure if they want Peyton Manning back

    Sporting News "Peyton Manning is training for a return next season, but the Broncos may not want him. According to Bleacher Report's Jason Cole, sources close to the team tell him there's a "big question" about whether the Broncos want Manning back in 2015. "The ultimate decision on whether [Manning] plays..." February 11

  • Broncos OC: 'No rush' on Peyton

    ESPN "Denver Broncos offensive coordinator Rick Dennison said Tuesday the team is in "no rush" to get a decision from quarterback Peyton Manning on whether he'll play in 2015, and the team's offense will be built around the personnel on hand. Dennison, like the team's other assistant coaches, is..." February 10

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    Mike Klis @MikeKlis

    To be clear, Peyton Manning plans to speak personally with John Elway and Joe Ellis before final decision. Talks to happen before combine.

  • Peyton Manning training in New Orleans with intent to play in 2015

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Peyton Manning is back home in New Orleans and training with the intent to play the 2015 NFL season, a source close to Manning said Monday. The Denver Broncos' quarterback has been evaluated by renowned fitness trainer Mackie Shilstone and is expected to begin training with Shilstone this week..." February 10

  • Report: Peyton Manning working out again to test body

    Sporting News "Peyton Manning is back in the Broncos' training facility and working out, according to a broadcast report. In a video for The Denver Post, host Les Shapiro said Wednesday that Manning has been testing his body to see if he can play another season in the NFL. “I’ve been told that Peyton is..." February 05

  • Broncos' Manning expects to decide soon "Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning said Friday he hasn't made up his mind about playing in 2015 but hopes to know soon. "I'm still trying to take some time to evaluate some things," Manning said after receiving the Bart Starr Award in Phoenix. "I'm not interested in making this a..." January 31

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    Jeff Legwold @Jeff_Legwold

    Manning inferred he'd likely make decision on return before physical saying “I’d like to avoid a crowd standing outside the MRI room''

  • Tom Brady hoping Peyton Manning won’t retire - ‘The league will miss him’

    New York Daily News "Tom Brady doesn't want Peyton Manning to retire. Manning's future remains in doubt after he staggered to the finish line due to age and injuries, but his longtime rival — and friend — doesn't want him to walk away from the game yet. "What a great player that he's been for this league," Brady..." January 29

  • Peyton Manning expected to return to Broncos, per report

    SB Nation "Peyton Manning is prepared to come back and play another season with the Denver Broncos pending his annual physical examination, according to a report from Woody Paige of the Denver Post. Manning, 38, was reportedly mulling his future and considering retirement after the Broncos were eliminated..." January 21

  • Peyton Manning has March 9 deadline to make career decision

    Denver Post "Whatever Peyton Manning decides about his future, he must decide by March 9. The NFL's all-time leader with 530 touchdown passes, Manning finished his third season with the Broncos, 17th in the league, by saying he needed more time to consider whether to return for another year. Broncos..." January 20

  • Broncos' DeMarcus Ware on Peyton Manning: 'I think he'll be back'

    USA Today "Denver Broncos defensive end DeMarcus Ware doesn't know who his head coach or defensive coordinator will be in 2015, but he's confident about who will be playing quarterback for his team: Peyton Manning. Ware said he's spoken to Manning since the Broncos' divisional round loss to the..." January 15