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Peyton Manning passes neck test

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When last we saw Peyton Manning, he was being roughed up by the Seahawks in Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium. But that won’t be the last we ever see of him.

The reigning MVP reportedly passed the annual physical examination on his surgically repaired neck Monday morning and will continue his Hall-of-Fame career with the Broncos. The Denver Post reported the result of the test, an annual...

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John Elway says Peyton Manning has plenty football left in him

Denver is 2-4 in Super Bowls. Their victories

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NEWARK -- When Peyton Manning arrived at the scene of Super Bowl XLVIII on Sunday night, he put to rest all the rumors that he might retire if the Broncos beat the Seahawks, giving him the chance to go out on top. No one welcomed that news more than John Elway, the Broncos’ executive vice-president of football operations.

“That’s definitely the right call,” said Elway, who lost three Super...

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Whatever 'Omaha' means, Seahawks don't care

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RENTON, Wash. -- The game will come down to Denver vs. Seattle, but don’t count out Omaha.

That city, of course, has gained some measure of national recognition this month as the favorite check of Peyton Manning, who routinely barks the word at the line of scrimmage dozens of times each game. The Seahawks defense, though, says it isn’t going to fall for it. Rather than try to figure out what...

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Archie on Peyton: 'He won't linger'

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Peyton Manning is 37 years old and seems to be at the top of his game. But how much longer can he sustain that?

“I don’t think he’ll make 45, I really don’t,” his famous father Archie Manning said on Tuesday in Manhattan at the announcement of the Liberty Mutual College Coach of the Year finalists for the National Football Foundation. “I have no idea [how long he’ll play]. I think when you...

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Play-action Peyton

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning throws against the

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The Broncos hope their running game is in top form against the Chiefs in Sunday's AFC West matchup in Denver. With Peyton Manning still nursing an ankle sprain, the best way to keep defenders off him in the passing game is with a successful running game. Here’s why: When the Broncos run well, it opens up Manning’s play-action passing game. Last week against the Chargers Manning was 9-of-9 for 187...

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Our NFL mid-season award winners

Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos. (Getty)

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Halfway through an NFL season filled with the usual dose of surprises, disappointments, and assorted other highs and lows, we offer up our mid-season award winners:

MVP: Peyton Manning, QB, Broncos. Amazingly, at age 37 and not far removed from FOUR neck surgeries, Manning is on pace to shatter single-season records for touchdown passes and passing yardage.

Offensive player: Manning....

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Jim Irsay, Colts owner, appears to take shot at Peyton Manning

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As if Peyton Manning going back to Indianapolis to face his former Colts team wasn't a big enough deal, Colts owner Jim Irsay had to fan the flames with some untimely - and, quite frankly - distasteful remarks about his old quarterback. 

You know, the quarterback who made Irsay's team relevant again during a spectacular run from 1998-2011. 

Irsay said in a recent interview...

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NFL quick hits

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- Since Drew Brees went to the Saints in 2006, he has been the league's most dominant quarterback, leading the NFL with 35,005 yards and 254 touchdown passes. Peyton Manning has 27,768 yards and 208 TDs and Tom Brady has 27,785 yards and 218 TDs.

- Jimmy Graham is having a career year so far, and just at the right time. In the final year of his rookie deal, the Saints' Pro Bowl tight end has...

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Denver Broncos: From 4-0 to the Super Bowl?

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning throws a pass

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The Broncos are off to a dominating 4-0 start, with Peyton Manning at the top of his game at age 37. But Broncos coach John Fox isn't content just yet, offering a hint of what he’s really thinking when he talks about his team this way: "If we can just keep getting better and better, that's the goal. We want to be playing our best football in February."


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Peyton wins AFC Player of the Month

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning takes a snap

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Did you expect anyone else? 

Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, who is off to a scorching start in getting the Broncos out to a 4-0 record, has been named the AFC Player of the Month for September. 

No surprise at all. Manning threw for 1,470 yards and a whopping 16 touchdowns - the most ever in the first four games of a season - and didn't throw a single interception. He...

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