We all knew Peyton Manning was returning to the Denver Broncos for the 2015 season after reports surfaced that he has agreed to take a pay cut, but the team made it official on Thursday. OFFICIAL: Peyton Manning is returning to the Denver #Broncos in 2015. pic.twitter.com/bsJjS8AWea — Denver Broncos (@Broncos) March 5, 2015 That...Read More
One of the big stories of the off-season has been if Peyton Manning would come back to play in 2015 and then it became if Denver would want him back at his current salary. Both of those items have finally been decided. Yes, Peyton Manning wants to come back. No, the Broncos don’t want him back at his current salary.
But they do want him back with a $4 million pay cut.
Peyton Manning will have to earn his full paycheck this season.
The Denver Broncos quarterback reportedly has agreed to take a $4 million pay cut in 2015 and earn $15 million in base salary. According to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen and Jeff Legwold, however, Manning’s contract includes two incentives that could let him earn the full $19 million: $2 million for...
According to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is on the verge of cutting his 2015 salary from $19 million to $15 million.
This $4 million in savings is not a restructure. It means that Manning will not receive the cash down the line. That’s completely different than other quarterbacks—Tom Brady included—agreeing to restructured deals.
The Denver Broncos and Peyton Manning are reportedly nearing a resolution on this contract drama.
Peyton Manning ready to take $4 million pay-cut on deal in final stages; he'll make $15 million, not $19 million, per @Jeff_Legwold & myself
— Chris Mortensen (@mortreport) March 4, 2015
It’s unclear if it’d be a strict pay cut, or a restructure, but regardless it looks...
Peyton Manning and the Broncos are nearing an agreement to have the MVP quarterback return to Denver for less pay, according to reports. Both ESPN’s Chris Mortensen and Jeff Legwold report that Manning will take a $4 million pay cut and play for $15 million next season rather than the $19 million he was owed...Read More
Quarterback remains the most-important position in all of sports, but that doesn’t mean it’s not evolving. In fact, the past 10 years have seen a drastic shift in the way success is defined behind center.
No longer are quarterbacks asked to simply stand in the pocket and deliver passes to receiver. More and more, they are becoming dynamic, two-way threats, players who can torment...
Peyton Manning has unquestionably been the most dominant quarterback in the NFL since signing a five-year, $96 million contract with the Denver Broncos in 2012.
After contemplating retirement, Manning insists that he is mentally and physically prepared for another run with Denver in 2015. Throughout the whole process, the Broncos have maintained that they want Manning to lead them...
Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning said in January he didn’t want a decision on whether or not he’s coming back to linger.
Well, it’s officially lingering. So much so in fact, some people have begun to wonder if he’ll be in the NFL next year but not on the Broncos.
Not so fast.
Interesting. Peyton Manning shooting #Broncos Gatorade commercial yesterday. Done deal right?...
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The Denver Broncos and Peyton Manning are working on restructuring the quarterback’s contract, according to a report, which could explain the delay in announcing the former MVP’s return to the team. The Denver Post’s Mike Klis reported the news Wednesday and speculates that the contract negotiations could account for the holdup regarding Manning’s future. Manning...Read More