Peyton Manning agent says teams were interested before he retired

Peyton Manning may have retired, but it wasn’t because nobody wanted him on board, at least according to his agent. Tom Condon spoke to “The Business of Sports with Andrew Brandt” podcast, and revealed that Manning had interest from other NFL teams before ultimately electing to retire, according to Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk. Condon didn’t divulge which teams, or even...
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Tom Condon: Teams were interested in Peyton Manning

Confirming rumors that sprouted during the weeks leading up to Super Bowl 50 and afterwards, Peyton Manning’s agent says teams were interested in his services for the 2016 season. Per Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio: “Appearing on The Business of Sports with Andrew Brandt, agent Tom Condon said that: (1) Peyton Manning told Condon, ‘I really like to play’; and (2) teams...
Via Sportsnaut
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Ryan Leaf on Johnny Manziel: ‘It’s like holding up a mirror sometimes’

Johnny Manziel has endured lots of embarrassment since he was drafted into the NFL in 2014, from incomplete passes to compromising photos to all kinds of damning quotes from those close to him. But this week, the free agent quarterback suffered the ultimate indignity: a Ryan Leaf comparison, from the infamous Chargers bust himself. Via Fox Sports: “I can relate totally to...
Via The Comeback
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Report: Peyton Manning told TV networks he is not interested

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 informed interested networks of the decision. After playing football for the last...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Can Paxton Lynch Develop into a Franchise Quarterback for the Denver Broncos?

The Denver Broncos added another piece to their quarterback competition by trading up and selecting Memphis quarterback Paxton Lynch with the 26th overall selection in the 2016 NFL Draft. Lynch will now compete with veteran Mark Sanchez for the starting quarterback job for the Broncos. It is still surreal for Lynch that he will be filling the shoes of now retired Peyton Manning for...
Via The Sports Journal
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Peyton Manning may not be an NFL analyst this season after all

In the days nearing his final game, the conventional wisdom surrounding Peyton Manning was that once his playing days were over, he would head to a network, most likely CBS and replace Phil Simms as Jim Nantz’s partner. But it seems that isn’t going to be the case. According to Bob Raissman at the New York Daily News, Manning isn’t interested in joining a network for the...
Via Awful Announcing
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Gatorade unveils heartwearming Peyton Manning commercial

Gatorade has done it again. Maybe you love Peyton Manning. Maybe he’s your favorite athlete of all time. Maybe you’re sick of hearing about him and are glad he retired. Maybe you think Manning used HGH and have labeled him a cheater. But no matter where you stand, you have to enjoy Gatorade’s latest gem of a commercial. Gatorade put together a compilation of people who...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Colin Kaepernick trade talks expected to heat up on draft day

While there hasn’t been much recent movement on the trade front surrounding a potential deal that would send Colin Kaepernick to the Denver Broncos, the upcoming NFL draft will present yet another opportunity to get something done. Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports notes that it’s highly unlikely Kaepernick’s relationship with the San Francisco 49ers has changed in recent weeks...
Via Sportsnaut
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Manning asked Madden for advice about analyst job

Peyton Manning is trying to determine what his next career move will be now that he has retired from playing football, and many people expect him to end up in the broadcast booth. According to a report, Manning recently asked John Madden for some advice. A source told The Big Lead that Manning spoke with Madden about Peyton’s impending decision. Madden, who won a Super Bowl as...
Via Larry Brown Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Peyton Manning sings 'Rocky Top' at Nashville bar

Peyton Manning may have won Super Bowls with both the Indianapolis Colts and the Denver Broncos before wrapping up his Hall of Fame NFL career, but he’ll always be remembered as a Volunteer in Tennessee.  So when Manning decided to take the stage with country singer Lee Brice and sing “Rocky Top” inside a Nashville bar Monday night, one can only imagine he made some Tennessee...
Via College Spun
29 days ago  |  Discuss

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