Peyton Manning RUMORS & NEWS

  • Peyton Manning reportedly told TV networks he is not interested

    Larry Brown Sports "Peyton Manning has reportedly decided that he is not going to pursue a career as an NFL analyst, at least in the immediate future. According to the New York Daily News, Manning has shown “no interest” in pursuing a job in television for the 2016 NFL season. His representatives have reportedly..." May 03

  • Teams were interested in Peyton Manning for 2016

    Pro Football Talk "It’s now known that Peyton Manning won’t be doing two things in 2016: Playing football or talking about it on TV. It’s unclear how close he came to the latter, but it’s now clear that the former was a more viable option than anyone realized. Appearing on The Business of Sports with Andrew..." May 03

  • Peyton Manning told TV networks he’s not interested

    Pro Football Talk "Despite reports that Peyton Manning would go from the field to the broadcast booth, he has reportedly said “no thanks” to offers to work in television. The New York Daily News reports that Manning’s representatives have told the NFL’s TV partners that he will not take a broadcasting job this..." May 03

  • Peyton Manning Asked John Madden For Advice on NFL Analyst Job

    The Big Lead "As Peyton Manning inches closer to his decision about whether to accept an NFL analyst job with CBS Sports, he’s leaning on legendary announcer John Madden for advice regarding his big decision. But what Madden allegedly told the Hall of Fame quarterback may surprise you. A source tells The..." April 07

  • 'Peyton Manning rule' among proposed NFL changes

    NBC News 9 Colorado "Four years ago today, the Broncos introduced Peyton Manning as their new quarterback. Four years later, the NFL owners meetings gathered here in Boca Raton to consider the Peyton Manning rule. Remember when Manning took a dive in the Broncos’ second-round playoff game against Pittsburgh,..." March 21

  • Peyton Manning rules out politics, but nothing else yet

    Pro Football Talk "At a time when a former reality star is shaking things up in the presidential race, a former star of the ultimate reality show won’t be pursuing a similar career path. “Negative, negative on that,” retired quarterback Peyton Manning said at Friday’s press conference in Indianapolis regarding..." March 20

  • Jim Irsay announces Colts will build Manning statue, retire number

    USA Today "Four years after parting ways with Peyton Manning, Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay announced that the Colts will build a statue outside Lucas Oil Stadium that will feature the newly retired quarterback. Irsay also said that the Colts will retire Manning’s No. 18 jersey. "It will be a..." March 19

  • Tom Brady might break the 1 record Peyton Manning says is unbreakable

    CBS Sports "Tom Brady might break the 1 record Peyton Manning says is unbreakable By John Breech | CBSSports.com March 18, 2016 3:22 pm ET You probably know this already, but Peyton Manning holds a lot of NFL records. When Manning announced his retirement on March 7, he officially left the game as..." March 18

  • Proposed rule says QBs can't fall to ground, still pass

    ESPN "Retired quarterback Peyton Manning's legacy could extend in at least one unusual direction. The Kansas City Chiefs have proposed an NFL rule change designed to outlaw one of the best plays Manning made in his final season. The Chiefs want the NFL to change its illegal forward pass rules to..." March 18

  • Colts to honor Peyton Manning with ceremony in Indianapolis

    Denver Post "More than a week after announcing his retirement from the NFL, Peyton Manning will return to where it all started. The Indianapolis Colts will honor Manning in a ceremony at the Indiana Farm Bureau Football Center in Indianapolis at 10 a.m. Friday, the team announced. Both Manning and Colts..." March 18

  • DeAngelo Williams says what no one else will about Peyton Manning

    Fox Sports "Pittsburgh Steelers running back DeAngelo Williams is not shy about sharing his opinions, and in the wake of the Peyton Manning retirement news, Williams said what no one else will about the Denver Broncos quarterback. Williams took to Twitter Monday morning in what originally began as a spat with..." March 07

  • Manning strongly denies allegations from 20 years ago

    Pro Football Talk "After a comprehensive and emotional speech at his retirement press conference, delivered while reading from prepared notes (which further highlights his perpetual commitment to preparation), Peyton Manning took questions from reporters attending the event. Eventually, Lindsay H. Jones of USA..." March 07

  • John Elway: When we signed Peyton, that made my job easy

    Pro Football Talk "Broncos General Manager John Elway says that building a championship roster in Denver became a simple task once Peyton Manning was in the fold. At the Manning retirement press conference today, Elway said Denver instantly became a more desirable destination in free agency when Manning became a..." March 07

  • Peyton Manning HGH investigation will continue despite retirement

    Pro Football Talk "Quarterback Peyton Manning’s decision to retire from the game doesn’t mean that the league will retire its current investigation regarding whether Manning obtained and used HGH in 2011. Per a league source, the NFL’s review of the situation continues. It’s unclear what has or hasn’t been..." March 07

  • Bill Belichick reflects on rivalry with Peyton Manning

    ESPN "Over the course of his 18-year career, quarterback Peyton Manning faced a New England Patriots team coached by Bill Belichick on 20 occasions, developing into one of the most intriguing match-ups on a near-annual basis on the NFL’s calendar. The reverence between Manning and Belichick has..." March 07

  • Brock on Peyton: 'I am a better football player today because of my time spent with him'

    NBC News 9 Colorado "If all goes well at the bargaining table for the Denver Broncos this week, Brock Osweiler will be the heir apparent to Peyton Manning. There is the cold-hearted business and there are human relationships formed through working side-by-side for four years. The Broncos signed Manning as a..." March 07

  • Peyton Manning to announce retirement Today

    ESPN "Five-time NFL MVP Peyton Manning will announce his retirement after 18 years during a news conference Monday at the Denver Broncos headquarters, a source familiar with the quarterback's decision told ESPN's Chris Mortensen. The Broncos' Super Bowl 50 victory over the Carolina Panthers was..." March 07

  • Peyton sent individual texts to teammates late last night

    Pro Football Talk "Word broke this morning that Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning will retire. Before that, the man who always aspired to be a great teammate let his teammates know his plans. Per a league source, Manning began sending individual text messages to teammates late last night, informing them of his..." March 06

  • Peyton Manning ranks No. 3 among all-time QBs

    ESPN "My best memories of Peyton Manning, believe it or not, are what happened to him in the 2015 season. Age, four back surgeries and plantar fascia gradually robbed him of his ability to do so much of what made him great for years. By Super Bowl 50, he was no longer a top-tier quarterback...." March 06

  • Roger Goodell: The NFL is 'forever grateful' for Peyton Manning

    CBS Sports "Peyton Manning is retiring on Monday, but the outpouring of affection won't be ending anytime soon. The Broncos' website transformed into a tribute for Manning. Colts owner Jim Irsay gushed over Manning's achievements on and off the field. Tom Brady's farewell message involved, "You changed the..." March 06

  • Colts owner on Peyton Manning: 'I just run out of superlatives to heap on him'

    Colts.com "The most influential player in Colts’ history has played his last NFL game. Peyton Manning will announce his retirement from the NFL on Monday, closing the book on an 18-year NFL career highlighted by five MVPs and two Super Bowl championships. When Manning was on the cusp of another Super..." March 06

  • Tom Brady to Peyton Manning: 'You changed the game forever'

    CBS Sports "Peyton Manning is set to announce his retirement on Monday, leaving the rest of the football world to reflect on his legacy over 18 NFL seasons. That includes well wishes from coaches, teammates and competitors, including Manning's biggest rival during his storied NFL career: Tom Brady. The..." March 06

  • Broncos got what they expected from Peyton Manning: A title

    ESPN "It was the ultimate football called shot. Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen stepped away from the day-to-day operations in 2014. But in one of his last public appearances in March 2012, Bowlen stepped to the podium at the team’s suburban Denver complex and introduced Peyton Manning as Broncos..." March 06

  • Denver Broncos confirm Peyton Manning's retirement

    DenverBroncos.com "After capping his fourth season as a Bronco with a victory in Super Bowl 50, Peyton Manning has informed the team of his decision to retire following his 18-year NFL career. In the four years since arriving in Denver as a free agent in 2012, Manning ushered the franchise into one of the most..." March 06

  • Peyton Manning earned nearly $250M in salary

    CBS Sports "It's official: After 18 seasons, Peyton Manning is calling it a career. He'll make an announcement on Monday, but he leaves the game as one of its most prolific players, throwing for 71,940 regular-season passing yards and 539 touchdowns to go along with two Lombardi Trophies. Manning also made..." March 06

  • Peyton Manning not asked to take physical; Broncos focus on signing Brock Osweiler

    Denver Post "Peyton Manning spoke of retirement while addressing thousands of health care tech professionals at the Venetian in Las Vegas on Friday. Just not his. "The person that hit me the hardest and unfortunately the most often is Ray Lewis," Manning told the audience, adding he was pleased when the..." March 05

  • Condon: Broncos will “have to make a move” before March 8

    Pro Football Talk "Six days ago, the Denver Post cited two sources in support of a report that quarterback Peyton Manning would announce his retirement this week. Regardless of when the week ends, time is getting short for the Post to be anything other that inaccurate. It’s possible there’s no retirement coming..." March 05

  • Ex-Tenn. football player's presence in Manning incident in dispute

    ESPN "A former University of Tennessee football player came forward this week to say he witnessed an incident between Peyton Manning and a female trainer 20 years ago, but his presence is not corroborated in hundreds of court documents reviewed by Outside the Lines or by another teammate who has long..." March 04

  • Peyton Manning jokes about impending decision but offers no insight

    ESPN "Peyton Manning knew the question about his future was hanging out there, so he figured he'd address it before he began his speech on leadership at the Florida Forum on Wednesday night. As soon as the applause died down from his introduction, Manning somberly looked out at the audience and drew..." March 03

  • A New Witness, a Strange Voicemail and More Revelations in the Peyton Manning-Jamie Naughright Saga

    SI "In the case of Peyton Manning and Dr. Jamie Naughright and what happened in a University of Tennessee training room in late February 1996, just one person other than the quarterback and the trainer has attested to having witnessed the incident. That person, Malcolm Saxon, wrote a letter in 2002,..." March 03

  • Agent: Peyton Manning still hasn’t decided whether to retire

    Pro Football Talk "Peyton Manning is taking his sweet old time in deciding whether to retire. Agent Tom Condon said this morning on 104.3 The Fan in Denver that Manning’s mind is still not made up about whether to retire from the game or return for the 2016 season. “To tell you the truth, I know that Peyton..." March 02

  • Peyton Manning wants to keep playing, but may not find right situation

    247 Sports "Peyton Manning's NFL career may be over, but not by choice. ESPN's Adam Schefter said during an appearance on the radio show "Mike & Mike" that the 39-year-old quarterback wants to keep playing football. The problem is it's difficult to find a situation in the league that works for both..." March 01

  • Von Miller says Brock Osweiler’s leadership similar to Peyton Manning’s

    Denver Post "Hours after winning Super Bowl 50 and being named the game’s MVP, Von Miller made it clear his free-agent negotiations with the Broncos would be “peaceful.” Although he’s projected to become the highest-paid defender in the NFL, he wants to stay in Denver. On Monday, Miller once again made his..." March 01

  • Peyton on his NFL future: I really like to play

    CBS Sports "Ever since Peyton Manning walked off the field at Super Bowl 50, everyone has been wondering the same thing about the Broncos quarterback: Will he retire? The Manning retirement speculation reached a fever pitch over the weekend when Woody Paige of the Denver Post reported that Manning was..." March 01

  • Report: Peyton Manning to meet with Gary Kubiak, John Elway this week

    The Score "Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is expected to meet with head coach Gary Kubiak and general manager John Elway this week, according to NFL Network's James Palmer. Manning is not expected to make a decision on his retirement by the end of the week, per Palmer. However, it was reported..." March 01

  • Source: Peyton still hasn’t told Broncos his plans

    Pro Football Talk "Despite a Denver Post report that Peyton Manning will announce his retirement in the coming week, we’re told that the Broncos have still not been apprised of Manning’s plans. A source tells PFT that the Broncos have not been informed of any decision by Manning. The team expects to talk to..." February 29

  • Report: Broncos privately preparing to part ways with Peyton Manning

    CBS Sports "The "Peyton Manning Retirement Watch" officially went into circus mode on Saturday night when the Denver Post reported that Manning would likely be announcing his retirement by the end of the week. Shortly after that though, the Broncos refuted the Post's report. According to the team, Manning..." February 28

  • Report: Peyton Manning will retire

    Pro Football Talk "The Sheriff has left the building. Woody Paige of the Denver Post, citing a pair of unnamed sources, reports that Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning will retire. Manning is expected to make the announcement late in the coming week. But while Manning won’t be returning to the Broncos,..." February 28

  • Gary Kubiak on Peyton Manning making decision: ‘No hurry’

    Sportress of Blogitude "Denver Broncos head coach Gary Kubiak indicated that despite the issues Peyton Manning's hesitance in making a decision on his future is causing the organization, the team is sticking with its stated approach to the situation and not pressuring the quarterback to inform them of his..." February 24

  • Documents reveal Peyton Manning accuser called sexual assault crisis center to report 1996 incident

    ESPN "An allegation by a former University of Tennessee trainer who accused NFL star Peyton Manning of pressing his buttocks and genitals against her face while she examined his ankle was cataloged in 1996 by a sexual assault crisis center worker as "sexual assault/abuse," according to documents..." February 23

  • Critical Manning witness was never questioned under oath

    Pro Football Talk "As more evidence is dredged up regarding the 1996 incident involving Peyton Manning and Jamie Naughright, one key reality has become clear: The only witness to the incident, Malcolm Saxon, was never questioned under oath. Both Manning and Naughright gave hundreds of pages of deposition..." February 21

  • Secret 1994 incident in Manning case may have dealt with alleged academic fraud

    Pro Football Talk "In the six days since the New York Daily News released a 13-year-old document from a lawsuit against Peyton Manning and others, much has been said about a disputed 1996 incident involving Manning and former University of Tennessee trainer Jamie Naughright. But the 74-page document published by the..." February 20

  • In deposition, Manning denied allegations from fellow athlete

    ESPN "Court documents show that during Peyton Manning's deposition in a 2003 defamation lawsuit, he was confronted with a sworn statement by a former University of Tennessee athlete that contradicted a crucial part of Manning's testimony. The affidavit from former Volunteers cross country athlete..." February 20

  • Ronnie Hillman would not be surprised if Peyton Manning returns

    Larry Brown Sports "Many are figuring that Peyton Manning will retire after winning the Super Bowl earlier this month, but at least one of his teammates would not be surprised to see the quarterback return. Denver Broncos running back Ronnie Hillman was quoted by The Denver Post’s Nicki Jhabvala as saying..." February 19

  • Peyton Manning's 2003 affidavit surfaces to tell other side of the story

    CBS Sports "Peyton Manning's 2003 affidavit surfaces to tell other side of the story By John Breech | CBSSports.com February 18, 2016 10:37 pm ET A 14-year-old lawsuit over a 20-year-old case involving Peyton Manning and former University of Tennessee trainer Jamie Naughright has taken center stage in..." February 19

  • NFL Network will approach Peyton Manning if he retires

    The Score "Even if Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning decides to retire, he presumably won't be short of work. The 39-year-old is one of the most marketable and well-respected players in the league, and the NFL Network has confirmed it will likely attempt to persuade the two-time Super Bowl..." February 18

  • Report: Broncos don’t want Peyton Manning back ‘at any price’

    Larry Brown Sports "The Denver Broncos are patiently waiting for Peyton Manning to make a decision about his future, and things could get awkward if the 39-year-old decides he wants to play in 2016. If Manning is on the roster when the new league year begins March 8, his $19 million salary for 2016 would become..." February 18

  • On Peyton Manning and Dumb People Online

    Fox Sports "We have entered into a bizarre world where people choose to believe or disbelieve stories not based on the actual facts involved in a case, but based on whether those stories confirm their already existing world views. That's the only possible reason I can come up with for how a blatantly..." February 17

  • Aqib Talib: Tom Brady is ‘a great teammate’ but Peyton Manning is ‘GOAT’

    Boston "Peyton Manning and Tom Brady are two of the many quarterbacks in the conversation for the title of “GOAT,” or greatest of all time. Brady strengthened his case by winning Super Bowl XLIX, his fourth Super Bowl win. But Manning won Super Bowl 50, and beat Brady in the AFC Championship Game along..." February 17

  • Bill Polian defends Peyton Manning over ‘smear campaign’

    Larry Brown Sports "Bill Polian is convinced that the the sexual assault claims against Peyton Manning that have resurfaced in a recent lawsuit are part of a blatant effort to tarnish the two-time Super Bowl champion’s legacy. In an interview with “The Freddie Coleman Show” on ESPN Radio this week, Polian was..." February 17