Peyton Manning RUMORS & NEWS

  • Peyton turns down Fox 'Thursday Night Football' gig, report says

    Sporting News "The most sought-after color commentator in professional football won't be working with any major networks this upcoming season. According to the New York Post, Peyton Manning has turned down Fox's offer to be the lead analyst for "Thursday Night Football." This comes after he already turned..." March 27

  • Manning expected to decide this week if he’ll call TNF

    Awful Announcing "The long will-he-or-won’t-he saga of Peyton Manning and the broadcast booth appears to be heading towards a conclusion. Both ESPN and Fox were reportedly pursuing Manning and offering around $10 million annually, but Manning declined ESPN’s offer earlier this month. And now, it looks like we’ll..." March 19

  • Peyton Manning will say no to ESPN, Fox still possible

    New York Post "Peyton Manning may be ready for some football, but not on Monday Night. Manning has decided that if he becomes an NFL TV analyst, it will be on Fox’s new Thursday night package and not on ESPN’s “Monday Night Football,” sources told The Post. He is still undecided if he will work for Fox or..." March 09

  • Sources: ESPN, Fox willing to pay Peyton Manning $10 million a year

    Sporting News "The longer Peyton Manning plays hard to get, the more ESPN and Fox Sports are willing to pay him, sources tell Sporting News. Both networks are so hungry for Manning to call their respective "Monday Night Football" and "Thursday Night Football" games that they're willing to pay him up to $10..." March 07

  • Papa John’s takes another NFL hit: Peyton Manning

    New York Post "The hits keep on coming for Papa John’s. Two days before the NFL dropped the pizza chain as its official sponsor last week, Peyton Manning relinquished his stake in 31 Papa John’s locations in the Denver area, the Denver Post reported Monday. Manning, who retired as the Broncos quarterback..." March 07

  • FOX, ESPN fighting to bring Peyton Manning into NFL broadcast booth, report says

    Newark Star-Ledger "Peyton Manning left the NFL after the 2015 season. But the five-time NFL MVP could be at the center of one of the biggest storylines to watch as the 2018 season approaches. That's because both FOX and ESPN want to bring Manning into the broadcast booth, according to a report by the New York..." February 16

  • ESPN will speak with Peyton Manning about ‘Monday Night Football’ job

    Larry Brown Sports "ESPN is searching for a new analyst who can fill the massive shoes of Jon Gruden next season for its “Monday Night Football” broadcasts, and there is one man who could almost certainly have the job if he wanted it. The question is whether or not that man is interested. Richard Deitsch spoke..." January 23

  • Peyton Manning is favorite to replace Jon Gruden on MNF

    247 Sports "With Jon Gruden leaving the broadcast booth at ESPN to become the next head coach of the Oakland Raiders, the question now becomes who will take over for Gruden as the color commentator on Monday Night Football. Currently, OddsShark has a Tennessee Volunteers legend as the favorite to fill that..." January 08

  • Browns owner says he did not offer job to Peyton Manning

    Larry Brown Sports "Cleveland Browns fans may have been fantasizing about Peyton Manning swooping in to rescue their tormented franchise with the team making front office changes this week, but that was apparently nowhere close to happening. While introducing new general manager John Dorsey on Friday, Browns owner..." December 08