Peyton Manning RUMORS & NEWS

  • Peyton sends birthday gift to family of Indiana teen killed by drunk driver

    Fox Sports "Though he is one of the greatest NFL quarterbacks of all time, Peyton Manning has once again proved why he is an even better human being. Back in March, 15-year-old Logan Brown of Evansville, Ind. was killed by a drunk driver whose blood alcohol level registered four times the legal limit...." June 25

  • Report: Broncos initially asked Peyton Manning to take $10-million pay cut

    The Score "The Denver Broncos deny trying to trade quarterback Peyton Manning, but according to Mike Klis of 9News, they did approach him about taking a bigger pay cut. Before settling on a $4-million pay cut, the Broncos asked Manning to reduce his 2015 salary by $10 million, Klis reports. Benjamin..." June 25

  • Source Confirms Texans Trade Talks With Broncos For Peyton Manning

    CBS Houston "The Houston Texans were in the running for Peyton Manning when he was leaving the Indianapolis Colts before the 2012 season. Manning chose to go to the Denver Broncos where he has led them to a Super Bowl appearance and an AFC Championship game. The Coach of the Texans in 2012 was Gary Kubiak,..." June 24

  • Report: Broncos tried to trade Peyton Manning to Texans

    Pro Football Talk "Three years ago, quarterback Peyton Manning was interested in the Texans, but the Texans weren’t interested in him. Earlier this year, the Texans reportedly had another chance to get him. According to Benjamin Allbright of 94.1 FM in Denver, the Broncos tried to trade Manning to Houston during..." June 24

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    Benjamin Allbright @AllbrightNFL

    #Broncos attempted to trade Peyton Manning this off-season to the Houston #Texans per more than one source in position to know. (1/2)

  • Peyton Manning upset over Demaryius Thomas contract dispute

    CBS Sports Fantasy News "Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is upset that the organization has yet to come to a contract agreement with wide receiver Demaryius Thomas, Ian Rapoport of is reporting. The contract dispute is keeping Thomas away from minicamp and precious one-on-one time with Manning." June 13

  • Tony Romo and Andrew Luck to join the Manning Brothers on Directv ads

    Awful Announcing "You remember those endearing rap videos that Eli and Peyton Manning made in 2013 (Football on Your Phone) and 2014 (Fantasy Football Fantasy) for DirecTV’s NFL Sunday Ticket? Well, the Mannings are going to have some company when DirecTV films its new advertising campaign for 2015. The..." May 11

  • Peyton Manning returns to Indy but avoids talking about Patriots

    ESPN "Peyton Manning tried to take the air out of "Deflategate" on Friday. Even the evasive Broncos quarterback couldn't make the questions disappear. Two days after the Wells Report implicated Tom Brady and two team employees for underinflating footballs, Manning returned to his first NFL home..." May 09

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    Nicki Jhabvala @NickiJhabvala

    Peyton on people calling this year his "farewell tour": "I wouldn't call it that."

  • Broncos Plan to Preserve Peyton Manning with More Brock Osweiler

    Sportsnaut "In order to keep 39-year-old Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning in top condition in 2015, the team reportedly plans to phase in backup quarterback Brock Osweiler to relieve the pressure on Manning. New head coach Gary Kubiak reported at the NFL Annual Meeting that he has talked with..." March 26

  • Peyton Manning's place may be on bench

    Denver Post "Peyton Manning has reached that now-and-forever age of 39 and adjustments must be made. What to do with someone so young? Manning, who has been breathing for 39 years and 1 day, might be the NFL's oldest position player. But three kickers — Adam Vinatieri, Phil Dawson and Matt Bryant — are..." March 25

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    Denver Broncos @Broncos

    OFFICIAL: Peyton Manning is returning to the Denver #Broncos in 2015.

  • Pay cut coming for Peyton Manning

    ESPN "Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos are near agreement on a new contract for the 2015 season in which the five-time NFL MVP will take a $4 million pay-cut to provide more cash for the team to do business on the free agent market, which opens with the new league year on March 10. Manning will..." March 04

  • Peyton Manning to return to Broncos in 2015, agrees to pay cut

    Denver Post "Peyton Manning is returning to play a fourth season with the Broncos, 18th in the NFL, according to two NFL sources. For the first time in Manning's career, he has agreed on a pay reduction. Two NFL sources confirmed a report by ESPN's Chris Mortensen, a longtime close associate of the..." March 04

  • Peyton Manning deal will be done this week

    Denver Post "Peyton Manning, Class of 1994, was honored five nights ago with the Isidore Newman School's distinguished alumni award. Which beseeches the question: What took so long? The answer is: The private school in New Orleans has a plethora of illustrious graduates — the president of the Aspen..." March 01

  • Peyton Manning, Broncos working on revising contract

    Denver Post "The Broncos and representatives for Peyton Manning have been working on revising the quarterback's contract, according to multiple NFL sources. Manning is scheduled to draw a $19 million salary in 2015 and 2016 — down from the $20 million he made in both the 2013 and 2014..." February 26

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    Michael David Smith @MichaelDavSmith

    Mike Shanahan says he tried hard to bring Peyton Manning to Washington, but Peyton didn't want to be in Eli's division

  • Broncos coach Gary Kubiak says he expects Peyton Manning back

    Denver Post "They filed in one by one through the front lobby, light luggage in hand. The Broncos' coaching staff arrived Tuesday for the start of the NFL scouting combine. Offensive assistant Brian Callahan checked in first. Then new head coach Gary Kubiak. No one is more important than the other with this..." February 18

  • Sources: Peyton tells Denver he's OK to play

    ESPN "Peyton Manning reassured Denver Broncos officials, including general manager John Elway, that he is physically and mentally prepared to play at a significant level in 2015, league and team sources told ESPN. The two sides met Thursday in Denver, and while retirement technically remains an..." February 14

  • Report: Peyton Manning expected to announce decision on future by next week

    The Score "Peyton Manning's highly anticipated decision on whether or not to continue his Hall of Fame career appears to be just around the corner. As ESPN's Chris Mortensen explained Friday, the Denver Broncos' star quarterback is expected to announce his intention to play the 2015 season at some point..." February 13

  • Report: Peyton Manning meeting Elway before planning '15

    Yahoo! Sports "It wasn’t much a surprise to learn that Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning has begun working out in New Orleans with the intent of returning in 2015. Multiple reports, coupled with the opinions of multiple teammates, have pointed to Manning giving it at least one more go. Here’s what is..." February 12

  • Report: Broncos aren't sure if they want Peyton Manning back

    Sporting News "Peyton Manning is training for a return next season, but the Broncos may not want him. According to Bleacher Report's Jason Cole, sources close to the team tell him there's a "big question" about whether the Broncos want Manning back in 2015. "The ultimate decision on whether [Manning] plays..." February 11

  • Broncos OC: 'No rush' on Peyton

    ESPN "Denver Broncos offensive coordinator Rick Dennison said Tuesday the team is in "no rush" to get a decision from quarterback Peyton Manning on whether he'll play in 2015, and the team's offense will be built around the personnel on hand. Dennison, like the team's other assistant coaches, is..." February 10

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    Mike Klis @MikeKlis

    To be clear, Peyton Manning plans to speak personally with John Elway and Joe Ellis before final decision. Talks to happen before combine.

  • Peyton Manning training in New Orleans with intent to play in 2015

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Peyton Manning is back home in New Orleans and training with the intent to play the 2015 NFL season, a source close to Manning said Monday. The Denver Broncos' quarterback has been evaluated by renowned fitness trainer Mackie Shilstone and is expected to begin training with Shilstone this week..." February 10

  • Report: Peyton Manning working out again to test body

    Sporting News "Peyton Manning is back in the Broncos' training facility and working out, according to a broadcast report. In a video for The Denver Post, host Les Shapiro said Wednesday that Manning has been testing his body to see if he can play another season in the NFL. “I’ve been told that Peyton is..." February 05

  • Broncos' Manning expects to decide soon "Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning said Friday he hasn't made up his mind about playing in 2015 but hopes to know soon. "I'm still trying to take some time to evaluate some things," Manning said after receiving the Bart Starr Award in Phoenix. "I'm not interested in making this a..." January 31

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    Jeff Legwold @Jeff_Legwold

    Manning inferred he'd likely make decision on return before physical saying “I’d like to avoid a crowd standing outside the MRI room''

  • Tom Brady hoping Peyton Manning won’t retire - ‘The league will miss him’

    New York Daily News "Tom Brady doesn't want Peyton Manning to retire. Manning's future remains in doubt after he staggered to the finish line due to age and injuries, but his longtime rival — and friend — doesn't want him to walk away from the game yet. "What a great player that he's been for this league," Brady..." January 29

  • Peyton Manning expected to return to Broncos, per report

    SB Nation "Peyton Manning is prepared to come back and play another season with the Denver Broncos pending his annual physical examination, according to a report from Woody Paige of the Denver Post. Manning, 38, was reportedly mulling his future and considering retirement after the Broncos were eliminated..." January 21

  • Peyton Manning has March 9 deadline to make career decision

    Denver Post "Whatever Peyton Manning decides about his future, he must decide by March 9. The NFL's all-time leader with 530 touchdown passes, Manning finished his third season with the Broncos, 17th in the league, by saying he needed more time to consider whether to return for another year. Broncos..." January 20

  • Broncos' DeMarcus Ware on Peyton Manning: 'I think he'll be back'

    USA Today "Denver Broncos defensive end DeMarcus Ware doesn't know who his head coach or defensive coordinator will be in 2015, but he's confident about who will be playing quarterback for his team: Peyton Manning. Ware said he's spoken to Manning since the Broncos' divisional round loss to the..." January 15

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    Jeff Darlington @JeffDarlington

    Elway emphases that Peyton needs time to evaluate situation. He says he wants Peyton back, adding they'll address again in "4 or 5 weeks."

  • Elway expects Peyton Manning to return to Broncos next season

    SI "Denver Broncos general manager and vice president of football operations John Elway said he expects quarterback Peyton Manning to return next season. After Sunday's season-ending loss to the Indianapolis Colts, the 38-year-old Manning said he needed time to think about whether he would return..." January 13

  • Could Peyton play elsewhere in 2015?

    Pro Football Talk "With the Broncos and coach John Fox engaging in the most recent NFL “mutual parting,” the biggest question moving forward is whether the Broncos and quarterback Peyton Manning will have a “mutual parting,” too. Manning, who abhors change, may not want to return — if he decides to keep playing...." January 13

  • Broncos dispute report of quarterback Peyton Manning having a torn right quad

    Denver Post "Peyton Manning strained his right quadricep on Dec. 14 in San Diego, but it never advanced to a more serious injury, according to a team source. An ESPN report on Monday said Manning tore his right quadriceps in the San Diego game. The Broncos say Manning played with a strain, not a full tear...." January 12

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Broncos QB Peyton Manning played Sunday’s Divisional Playoff loss and the past month of the season with a torn right quad, per two sources.

  • Manning deflated: 'Processing' loss

    ESPN "Less than an hour after a crushing 24-13 loss to the Indianapolis Colts that shattered another season's worth of Super Bowl dreams for the Denver Broncos, quarterback Peyton Manning was still sorting through what happened in those shocking four quarters and what it would mean for his..." January 12

  • Peyton intent on playing for Broncos in 2015

    ESPN "He's 38 years old, in his 17th season and has four neck surgeries in his medical file. Whether he plays in the cold, the rain or with the sun high in the sky, Peyton Manning always seems to be under an is-he-done microscope. Manning was asked Wednesday if he planned on playing in the 2015..." December 26

  • Peyton Manning says his health isn't an issue

    SB Nation "Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning says he is all right physically following Monday night's game against the Cincinnati Bengals. Manning was sacked twice and hit a litany of other times. He also struggled throwing the ball, tossing a season-high four interceptions. Manning has been..." December 23

  • Peyton Manning officially questionable for Monday night

    Pro Football Talk "Everyone expects Peyton Manning to start on Monday night in Cincinnati, but officially that’s no sure thing. The Broncos listed Manning as questionable on the official injury report for Monday’s game against the Bengals. Manning has been getting treatment for a thigh injury and has also battled..." December 21

  • Peyton Manning shows up big, though under the weather

    Denver Post "At victory's end, Peyton Manning was sick and tired and hurt and paler than usual, but he was as joyful as a Christmas church bell. Peyton threw his final pass of Sunday afternoon six rows into the West end zone stands to a young boy in a No. 18 Broncos jersey. Happy holidays to..." December 15

  • Is Peyton Manning in his first slump with the Broncos?

    Denver Post "For the first time since he joined the Broncos, Peyton Manning is in a slump. Granted, it's not often a quarterback averages 389 passing yards and throws eight touchdown passes over a three-game stretch and the perception is he's in a rut. About 20 other NFL quarterbacks would call that a hot..." November 20

  • Brady-Manning: ‘You wait a year to play this game’

    USA Today "Tom Brady wanted to make one thing perfectly clear Wednesday as he met reporters in advance of another showdown against Peyton Manning. "I'm pretty self-motivated," Brady said when someone asked whether Manning's presence as a rival propelled him to greater heights. "He's always someone I've..." October 29

  • Peyton Manning is 2nd leading passer in Broncos history after only 38 games

    CBS Sports "You've probably noticed that Peyton Manning has been kind of dominant since signing with Denver before the 2012 season. If you're wondering how dominant the Broncos quarterback has been, consider this: After only 38 games in Denver, Manning is already the second leading passer in franchise..." October 21

  • Peyton Manning, Colin Kaepernick a study in contrasts

    Denver Post "Fans might enjoy the relic or prefer the modernistic. The San Francisco 49ers' Colin Kaepernick is arguably the most physically skilled of the burgeoning NFL group of athletic quarterbacks. He has arguably the league's strongest arm, as measured by radar, and it's difficult to fathom any..." October 16

  • Favre glad to see Peyton closing in on his touchdown record

    Pro Football Talk "Brett Favre’s record of 508 career passing touchdowns will be broken soon, and Favre is happy about that. Favre told the Associated Press that he’s pleased Peyton Manning, who has 503 career touchdown passes, is the quarterback who’s going to break his record — possibly as soon as Sunday..." October 09

  • Peyton Manning: Overtime rules put a premium on the coin toss

    Pro Football Talk "Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning led his team to a stunning comeback in Seattle on Sunday, tying a game in the final minute after it appeared to be lost. Then Manning made a mistake that cost his team the game: He called tails. After the Broncos lost the overtime coin toss, Manning could do..." September 23

  • Peyton Manning -- Legal Weed In CO ... Has Been GREAT for Pizza Biz

    TMZ "Legalized pot has been very, very good for Peyton Manning ... especially in Colorado ... because the QB says new weed-friendly laws in the Mile High State have been great for his pizza business. The Denver Broncos superstar -- who owns 21 Papa Johns franchises in the Denver area -- was talking..." September 18

  • Manning: 'Would be great' to get Welker back

    ESPN "Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning expressed hope Wednesday that negotiations between the NFL and NFL Players Association would result in approval of a new drug policy, clearing the way for wide receiver Wes Welker's reinstatement as soon as this week. Welker was suspended for four games..." September 10