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NFL | Peyton Manning cleared by NFL

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 08:26:43 -0700

Former Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning was cleared Monday, July 25, following a seven-month investigation that found no credible evidence he used human growth hormone or violated the league's performance-enhancing drug policy, according to sources.

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Broncos | Peyton Manning leaves mark on NFL

Sun, 06 Mar 2016 10:38:27 -0800

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning currently holds 11 all-time records for quarterbacks, including most career passing yards (71,940), most career passing touchdowns (539), most single-season passing yards (5,477), most single-season passing touchdowns (55) and most wins (200 total).

Fantasy Tip: Manning rewrote the record books during his 17-year career with the Indianapolis Colts and Denver Broncos. His impact will be lasting, but the Broncos are already on to their next stage, of which Brock Osweiler is at the forefront. Denver has already offered him a deal, but he could choose to leave for more money, so stay tuned.

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Broncos | Peyton Manning set to annouce retirement

Sun, 06 Mar 2016 06:41:35 -0800

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning will announce his retirement Monday, March 7, according to sources.

Fantasy Tip: It was the expected career choice, and Manning will retire with a record five MVP awards and two Super Bowl titles. Brock Osweiler projects to take over the offense. He is a middling No. 2 quarterback in 2-QB formats and a backup with upside in traditional formats. Through his seven starts in 2015, Osweiler had a 62.2 completion percentage with nine touchdowns. He'll need to show more before being trusted as anything more than a matchup play in single-QB leagues.

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Texans | Could Peyton Manning join Texans?

Thu, 03 Mar 2016 17:00:52 -0800

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning could be signed by the Houston Texans as a bridge quarterback until the Texans are comfortable with their next future quarterback, according to Charles Robinson of Yahoo! Sports.

Fantasy Tip: If this were to come to fruition, Manning would only sign a one- or two-year deal, but he may not want to sign with a team that could still be a few years away from Super Bowl contention. The more plausible outcome is that Manning retires on top, because he's no longer a top NFL quarterback or fantasy quarterback.

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Broncos | No decision on Peyton Manning

Thu, 03 Mar 2016 13:51:57 -0800

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning has not decided whether to retire yet, and the Broncos have not told him they'll cut him if he chooses not to retire. Denver will allow him to decide his future and take it from there.

Fantasy Tip: It is widely expected that Manning will hang up his cleats, but it's not a foregone conclusion. If he doesn't retire, it's not likely that he'll come back to the Broncos either. Nevertheless, don't draft him as your starting fantasy quarterback.

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Broncos | Peyton Manning undecided

Wed, 02 Mar 2016 09:51:48 -0800

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning remains undecided on whether he will retire this offseason. "To tell you the truth, I know that Peyton has not decided," Manning's agent, Tom Condon, said. The Broncos continue to say they'll give him all the time he needs to make a decision, but they will need to trade or release him if he doesn't let them know within the next six days. Condon thinks other teams will be interested in Manning if he wants to keep playing.

Fantasy Tip: It was widely believed that Manning would retire after winning Super Bowl 50. But now it looks like he could return, but that likely won't be with Denver. Injuries have really slowed No. 18 down the last two seasons, and his arm strength is a big question mark. He'd be a fringe QB1 in 2016 if he returns, at best.

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Broncos | Peyton Manning finding it hard to quit

Tue, 01 Mar 2016 10:35:55 -0800

Updating a previous report, Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning is finding his decision on whether to retire harder than expected. His agent, Tom Condon, said Manning told him that he still likes to play, and he still enjoys weekly preparation and practice before games. "It's still there," Manning said. "To me, you can't play football, and you can't play quarterback in the NFL unless you love it. And if you love it, you have to love the preparation, you have to love the April and May workouts."

Fantasy Tip: Manning will need more time to make a decision, and the Broncos will likely agree to part ways with him if he hasn't made a decision by the time free agency begins March 9. If Manning comes back for another season, he'll be an unattractive low-end QB1 in a best-case scenario.

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Broncos | Peyton Manning wants to keep playing

Tue, 01 Mar 2016 09:12:14 -0800

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning reportedly wants to continue playing, and he's exploring his options.

Fantasy Tip: Manning would be a low-end QB1 right now as physically compromised as he looked in 2015.

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Broncos | No Peyton Manning decision this week

Mon, 29 Feb 2016 16:30:51 -0800

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning is not expected to make a decision on his playing future this week, and the decision will go right up to March 9, according to sources. Manning's $19 million salary for next season would become guaranteed March 9 if he decides to continue playing.

Fantasy Tip: Manning has been taking his time in making a decision, but everyone should know his decision at some point next week. It is not known who Manning will play for next season if he decides to continue his playing career, but he probably would not be more than a No. 2 quarterback in most fantasy leagues.

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Broncos | Peyton Manning still pondering future?

Sat, 27 Feb 2016 18:24:08 -0800

Contradicting a previous report, Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning has not made a decision on whether or not to retire, according to the team's vice president of public relations Patrick Smyth.

Fantasy Tip: It looks like we will have to wait a little longer for a definite decision from Manning. If he does end up playing somewhere in 2016, it is tough to expect much from him.

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Broncos | Peyton Manning to announce retirement

Sat, 27 Feb 2016 17:47:05 -0800

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning is expected to announce his retirement by the end of next week, according to two sources.

Fantasy Tip: If Manning calls it a career, the Brock Osweiler era could be set to begin in Denver. If he is the Broncos' starter next year, he would be mid-range QB2 candidate.

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Broncos | Peyton Manning could be released

Fri, 26 Feb 2016 16:16:12 -0800

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning is almost certainly to be released by the Broncos if he hasn't retired before free agency starts. Manning is due $19 million in the final year of his contract, but retirement seems more likely than not.

Fantasy Tip: Manning will likely make his decision before the new league year starts March 9. If he does decide to play another year, Denver will likely release him and allow him to seek a deal with a new team. Manning would be an unattractive fantasy backup if he returns in 2016.

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Broncos | Peyton Manning decision coming next week?

Fri, 26 Feb 2016 15:12:49 -0800

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning could make a decision on his playing future next week. Manning is expected to announce that he will retire, but he's having trouble making that final official step. Manning's $19 million salary in the final year of his contract becomes guaranteed on March 9.

Fantasy Tip: Next week would be the ideal time for Manning to announce his decision, as the opening of the 2016 calendar year approaches. If Manning shocks us all and decides to come back, he won't be playing for Denver. He already would have been an unattractive backup fantasy QB, and playing for another team this late in his career would be even uglier.

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Broncos | Peyton Manning needs more time

Thu, 25 Feb 2016 14:36:55 -0800

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning needs more time to decide whether he wants to continue his playing career, and general manager John Elway said the Broncos will give Manning as much time as he needs. Elway said he'll meet with Manning again in seven to 10 days. "We're really not in a hurry," Elway said. "It's really fluid. We know where Brock is and he knows what we have to offer."

Fantasy Tip: Manning has a $19 million salary cap hit in 2016, so if he wants to come back for another year, it's unlikely to happen in Denver. Learning an entirely new offense at his age isn't attractive, so No. 18 is expected to retire. If he does come back, he's a low-end backup fantasy QB at best.

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Broncos | Peyton Manning to talk with coach

Wed, 24 Feb 2016 17:52:10 -0800

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning is expected to talk with gead coach Gary Kubiak this week about his future. Manning has already talked with general manager John Elway.

Fantasy Tip: Manning's playing future should be decided in the next few weeks, so owners should monitor the situation. It is not known where Manning will play if he decides to continue his playing career, but he could still be a starting option in deeper fantasy leagues.

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Broncos | Peyton Manning could decide in March

Wed, 24 Feb 2016 10:26:45 -0800

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning is likely to make a decision on retiring around the first week of March. Per his contract, Manning, 39, must take a physical by March 4. His $19 million contract becomes guaranteed on March 9, so a decision should occur before then. Manning is expected to get a medical checkup on the torn plantar fascia in his left foot and visit a personal trainer to assess his condition.

Fantasy Tip: It's unlikely he returns, but he'd be a mid-to-low QB1 target in fantasy.

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Broncos | Denver a potential landing spot for RG3?

Wed, 17 Feb 2016 12:00:58 -0800

The Denver Broncos will do their due diligence on the quarterback position. Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III, who will likely become available next month, is expected to be among several options the Broncos will consider as they prepare for life after QB Peyton Manning.

Fantasy Tip: Brock Osweiler is the heavy favorite to be the starter in Denver should Manning retire as expected, but the impending free agent is not a lock to return either. Griffin would be an interesting fit in head coach Gary Kubiak's rollout-heavy offense, although the Broncos would probably prefer to bring him initially as a backup to Osweiler. RG3 should remain off the fantasy radar for now.

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Broncos | Denver has plans for Osweiler to start

Sun, 14 Feb 2016 12:22:06 -0800

There are plans for Denver Broncos QB Brock Osweiler to be the starting quarterback in 2016, and the Broncos do want to sign Osweiler to a multiyear contract extension. The sooner QB Peyton Manning notifies Denver of his decision to retire or not the sooner Denver can negotiate with Osweiler.

Fantasy Tip: A lot of this will unfold over the next month or so. Even if Osweiler does start, he should not be viewed as a starting fantasy quarterback right away.

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Broncos | No deadline for Peyton Manning

Tue, 09 Feb 2016 21:56:42 -0800

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning has "no deadline" for making a retirement decision, general manager John Elway said Tuesday, Feb. 9.

Fantasy Tip: Manning said he plans to take a few weeks to decide his status for 2016, and most feel he is likely to call it a career and go out on top. He could return, but it might not be with the Broncos in 2016 due to a huge salary cap hit. Either way, Manning will be more of a QB2 and bye-week replacement rather than a reliable starter if he comes back.

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Broncos | Peyton Manning decision important

Tue, 09 Feb 2016 11:20:43 -0800

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning still has one year remaining on the contract he signed in 2012. His $19 million base salary becomes guaranteed on March 9, and the deal counts $21.5 million against Denver's salary cap. The Broncos' available cap space will be impacted greatly by his decision.

Fantasy Tip: Manning is expected by many to retire, or at least not play with the Broncos next year, but he has about a month before the new league year begins. If Manning chooses to return to football, he should no longer be viewed as a QB1.

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Broncos | Similarities between Elway, Manning

Mon, 08 Feb 2016 13:31:39 -0800

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning and general manager John Elway were both drafted first overall by the Baltimore Colts/Indianapolis Colts and they both won 14 playoff games and two Super Bowls.

Fantasy Tip: They're the two oldest quarterbacks to win a Super Bowl, too. Manning is expected to retire after winning Super Bowl last night, but him returning to football shouldn't be completely ruled out. If Manning does retire, then Brock Osweiler would likely be re-signed and become starter for the Broncos. He wouldn't be in QB1 territory just yet, though.

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Broncos | Peyton Manning not rushing decision

Mon, 08 Feb 2016 09:48:13 -0800

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning will not rush to make a decision about retirement after winning Super Bowl 50 against the Carolina Panthers, but he said "I'll be at peace, whichever way it goes." Manning's mother, Olivia, said she would like Peyton to retire and go out on top.

Fantasy Tip: It would be a shock to us all if Manning decided to come back after winning his second Super Bowl ring. He really has nothing left to prove. If he does return, it's unlikely to be with the Broncos, making life even more difficult for him. He'd be a really shaky fantasy backup if he's back in 2016.

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Broncos | Peyton Manning quiet in Super Bowl win

Sun, 07 Feb 2016 20:15:36 -0800

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning completed 13 of 23 passes for 141 yards and an interception in a 24-10 win over the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50 Sunday, Feb. 7.

Fantasy Tip: The Denver defense carried the night, and while Manning wouldn't reveal his future plans, it is hard to see him being a starting-caliber fantasy quarterback in 2016 if he decides to play another year.

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Broncos | Big bonus for Peyton Manning?

Sun, 07 Feb 2016 12:12:22 -0800

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning will receive a $2 million bonus if the Broncos win the Super Bowl.

Fantasy Tip: It's not abnormal for players, particularly quarterbacks, and coaches to receive sizable monetary bonuses for postseason and Super Bowl wins. The bonus would make for a nice addition to Manning's retirement fund, if he does indeed retire. Again, if Manning retires, Brock Osweiler will undoubtedly start, but that doesn't mean he should immediately be viewed as a QB1.

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Broncos | Peyton Manning making history

Sun, 07 Feb 2016 11:57:11 -0800

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning will be the first quarterback ever to start multiple Super Bowls for different teams.

Fantasy Tip: Manning is also the only quarterback to ever play in four different Super Bowls with four different head coaches. And while Manning did have an off season, he has shown up in the postseason. If this is Manning's last rodeo, then Brock Osweiler will start for Denver next season, but don't consider him a starting fantasy quarterback right away.

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Broncos | Peyton Manning coming back?

Sat, 06 Feb 2016 18:26:03 -0800

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning's former coach and current Miami Dolphins offensive coordinator, Clyde Christensen, isn't "buying" the idea that the Super Bowl will be Manning's last game. "I know how much he loves doing what he does," Christensen said. "He sometimes forgets and still gives me projects and forgets that he has a coach there. I still get a glimpse of how much this guy enjoys football like he does, enjoys the quarterback position like he does and I wouldn't count on him bowing out too early."

Fantasy Tip: Manning's future remains up in the air, but if he does come back, his last couple of seasons suggest that he nothing more than a backup for fantasy purposes.

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Broncos | Peyton Manning, Owen Daniels probable

Fri, 05 Feb 2016 15:30:24 -0800

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning (foot) and TE Owen Daniels (knees) both practiced in full all week and are probable to face the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50.

Fantasy Tip: Manning's biggest challenge is to not turn the ball over against a very aggressive Panthers defense. If Denver needs to rely on Manning to win the game with his arm, they might be in serious trouble. Daniels could once again be an X-factor like he was in the AFC Championship, but another two-TD performance won't be in the cards.

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Broncos | Peyton Manning struggles over middle

Fri, 05 Feb 2016 14:24:29 -0800

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning threw 168 passes inside the numbers this season and was intercepted 10 times, resulting in a league-high 5.95% interception rate on such throws. The interception percentage ranks as the sixth-worst mark over the last 10 seasons.

Fantasy Tip: Making matters worse for Manning in Super Bowl 50 is a Carolina Panthers defense that recorded a league-high 16 interceptions on middle-of-the-field throws - the sixth-best total by a team over the last 10 seasons. The Broncos will likely need the running game and defense to hold up their end of the bargain in order to get Manning a second ring in what could be his final NFL game.

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Broncos | Peyton Manning changing teams?

Thu, 04 Feb 2016 21:14:39 -0800

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning knows he likely won't be back with the Broncos if he decides to play in 2016, according to Archie Manning.

Fantasy Tip: There is a chance that Manning will retire after the Super Bowl, but if he does end up elsewhere next year, it is hard to see him being any more than a low-end QB1 based on his performance the last couple of seasons.

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Broncos | Peyton Manning looking good

Thu, 04 Feb 2016 17:46:37 -0800

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning (foot) is looking as good as he has all season and threw several deep passes during practice Thursday, Feb. 4, according to head coach Gary Kubiak.

Fantasy Tip: Manning has played better during the playoffs than he did during the regular season but will be facing a tough Carolina Panthers defense in Super Bowl 50. He should have several chances to make plays during the game but probably will not be able to post big numbers.

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Broncos | Peyton Manning, Owen Daniels practice

Thu, 04 Feb 2016 16:31:34 -0800

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning (foot) and TE Owen Daniels (knees) once again practiced in full Thursday, Feb. 4.

Fantasy Tip: Manning won't put up big numbers against the Carolina Panthers in the Super Bowl, but if he avoids costly turnovers he'll give Denver a good shot at winning. Daniels will be needed in order to keep Carolina's linebackers honest, but don't expect another two-touchdown performance like in the AFC Championship.

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Broncos | Arm not an issue for Peyton Manning

Thu, 04 Feb 2016 12:06:25 -0800

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning has drawn much criticism for his declining arm strength, but at least one teammate doesn't see it that way. WR Emmanuel Sanders believes most of Manning's issues have been a result of the foot injury that sidelined him for most of the second half of the season. "It wasn't his arm. It was just his foot. Peyton's arm has always been good to me, in my eyes. He's never had a really, really strong arm. He's always been the guy that before you come out of your breaks, the ball is there," Sanders said.

Fantasy Tip: Manning's completion percentage has actually dipped from 59.8% in the regular season to 55.1 in the playoffs, but he has avoided the interceptions that dogged him throughout the first four months of the season. Another mistake-free game would go a long way in helping the Broncos upset the Carolina Panthers in what could be his final game in Super Bowl 50.

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Broncos | Manning, Owen Daniels fully practice

Wed, 03 Feb 2016 16:35:31 -0800

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning (foot) and TE Owen Daniels (knees) were full participants in practice Wednesday, Feb. 3.

Fantasy Tip: This could be the last meaningful game for both Manning and Daniels. The two veterans hooked up for the only two Broncos touchdowns in the AFC Championship a week and a half ago, but don't expect the same results against the Carolina Panthers in the Super Bowl. As for next season, much hinges on if Manning stays or retires, but you can probably leave Daniels on your league's waiver wire.

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Broncos | Peyton Manning has struggled deep

Wed, 03 Feb 2016 11:01:50 -0800

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning ranked 33rd out of 35 quarterbacks this year with 27.5% accuracy on his passes that traveled 20 yards or more downfield, according to Pro Football Focus.

Fantasy Tip: It's no secret that the 39-year-old Manning doesn't have the arm strength he once did. The Carolina Panthers weakness is in their secondary, but can Manning exploit it if they suffocate the short throws? It remains to be seen, but either way it seems unlikely that No. 18 will put up big numbers on this defense.

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Broncos | Peyton Manning has time for decision

Wed, 03 Feb 2016 09:10:47 -0800

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning will be given plenty of time to make a decision on his future following Super Bowl 50, according to general manager John Elway. "He's got plenty of time, whatever time he needs. I think it's never going to be a quick decision. You don't want it to be. It's one that's going to change his life ... and it's always a hard decision," Elway said, "so we'll give him plenty of time."

Fantasy Tip: It's widely believed that this will indeed be Manning's final rodeo, win or lose. So it'd be a pretty big surprise if he returned for one more year in 2016, and that'd likely come in another uniform, too. Manning would be nothing more than a risky fantasy backup if he comes back for one more run.

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Broncos | Peyton Manning to need hip replacement

Wed, 03 Feb 2016 09:05:21 -0800

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning (hip) said he's been told he'll need a hip replacement surgery "down the road" and that he'll try to handle any potential issues with his neck and back in the future.

Fantasy Tip: The 39-year-old future Hall of Fame quarterback has suffered through multiple injuries the last year and a half, and Sunday's big game is likely to be his last. If he does stick around for one more year, no fantasy owner will want to take the risk on Manning as anything more than a backup QB.

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Rams | Peyton Manning drawing Rams interest

Wed, 03 Feb 2016 07:40:27 -0800

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning is receiving interest from the Los Angeles Rams if he decides to play in 2016. The Rams have had internal discussions about pursuing Manning if he opts to play next season, according to a source.

Fantasy Tip: Manning is expected to hang it up after the Super Bowl. If he decides to return in 2016, Manning is a shaky, low-end QB1 in fantasy.

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Broncos | Peyton Manning dinking and dunking

Tue, 02 Feb 2016 14:39:42 -0800

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning targeted 62% of his passes within 10 yards of the line of scrimmage during the regular season, and he connected on 69.9% of those throws with four touchdowns and nine interceptions. During the playoffs, 63% of his throws are of the short variety, with 35% of his throws between 10 and 19 yards, which was up from 24% during the regular season. Manning has thrown 20 of his 24 pass attempts at intermediate range to the right or middle of the field during the playoffs.

Fantasy Tip: Manning has become a game manager in this Denver offense, and he's clearly a shell of his former self, thanks to multiple injuries in the last two years. He can be effective if the run game backs him, though, but don't expect big numbers against a very solid Carolina Panthers defense in the Super Bowl.

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Broncos | Peyton Manning talks arm strength

Tue, 02 Feb 2016 09:26:54 -0800

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning conceded that his arm isn't as strong as it used to be entering Super Bowl 50 against the Carolina Panthers.

"My arm is what it is," Manning said. "Honestly, my having a little time off to heal my foot helped some of the other parts. ... My arm feels OK. My arm has not been the same since I was injured four years ago. ... If I could throw left-handed it would be a lot easier. ... It's just different than it was. ... It's got a few yards on it, miles on it, however you want to say it."

Fantasy Tip: Manning has said he's as healthy as he's been all year heading into the big game, and we've even seen him overthrow his receivers several times in the playoffs. However, he's clearly a shell of his former shelf, even from his record-setting season two years ago.

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Broncos | Peyton Manning struggles in Super Bowl

Mon, 01 Feb 2016 16:34:14 -0800

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning has thrown three of his four interceptions in Super Bowl play when targeting wide receivers as opposed to compiling almost as many yards per attempt when throwing at his tight ends and running backs in the big game.

Fantasy Tip: It's well documented that Manning has struggled in the playoffs and the Super Bowl in his illustrious career. No. 18 has become more of a game manager for this Broncos offense, too, so don't expect him to light it up one last time against a very good Carolina Panthers defense.

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Broncos | Peyton Manning expected to retire

Mon, 01 Feb 2016 15:56:55 -0800

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning is expected to retire after Super Bowl 50 against the Carolina Panthers. "The reality is he let the cat out of the bag a little bit," NFL Network's Ian Rapoport said. "I also know he has told close friends that he expects this to be his last game as well."

Fantasy Tip: It's widely expected that No. 18 will hang 'em up, win or lose, after the Super Bowl. Manning struggled to stay healthy and productive since the second half of the 2014 season, and he threw almost twice as many interceptions as touchdowns this year. If Manning does return for one last run in 2016, it likely won't be with the Broncos, and he shouldn't be anything more than a midrange backup fantasy QB.

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Broncos | Peyton Manning, Owen Daniels probable

Fri, 29 Jan 2016 14:58:43 -0800

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning (foot) and TE Owen Daniels (knees) both practiced in full all week and are probable to play in Super Bowl 50 against the Carolina Panthers.

Fantasy Tip: Manning is more of a game manager in what could easily be his final NFL game, and he faces an uphill battle against a very aggressive and dangerous defense in the Panthers. Daniels had two touchdowns in the AFC Championship and is a safety blanket for Manning, but last game was his ceiling in terms of production.

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Broncos | Peyton Manning struggles with picks

Fri, 29 Jan 2016 12:08:33 -0800

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning has thrown an interception on 5.1% of his pass attempts this season, which is a career high for him and the most among qualified quarterbacks.

Fantasy Tip: Manning has played better in the playoffs with two touchdowns and zero interceptions in two games. Manning will be facing a tough Panthers defense in Super Bowl 50 but should still have chances to make plays during the game.

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Broncos | Peyton Manning, Owen Daniels full go

Thu, 28 Jan 2016 15:06:56 -0800

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning (foot) and TE Owen Daniels (knees) were full participants in practice Thursday, Jan. 28.

Fantasy Tip: Manning and Daniels will have plenty of time to fully recover from their ailments before the Super Bowl. Manning and Daniels connected for two touchdowns in the AFC Championship, and they have their work cut out for them against a fierce Carolina Panthers defense.

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Broncos | Denver struggled in turnover battle

Wed, 27 Jan 2016 16:37:00 -0800

The Denver Broncos finished tied for second to last in giveaways this year, mainly because QB Peyton Manning had 17 interceptions on the season. The Carolina Panthers led the NFL in takeaways this year. Teams that win the turnover battle in the Super Bowl are 36-4 in the big game. The Broncos are 8-0 when they win the turnover battle and are 9-1 when they get two or more takeaways.

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Broncos | Peyton Manning, Owen Daniels practice

Wed, 27 Jan 2016 15:13:48 -0800

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning (foot) and TE Owen Daniels (knees) both took part in a full practice Wednesday, Jan. 27. The Broncos didn't actually practice Wednesday, so their statuses are an estimation.

Fantasy Tip: Manning has become a game manager in this offense that is run-first. Although he did throw two touchdowns in the AFC Championship game, facing the Carolina Panthers and their aggressive defense will be a tough challenge for the future Hall of Famer. Daniels caught both of Manning's TD passes last game, but he'll struggle to repeat that performance in the Super Bowl.

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Broncos | Peyton Manning trying to make history

Tue, 26 Jan 2016 14:55:09 -0800

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning would become the oldest quarterback in NFL history to win a Super Bowl if he's able to beat the Carolina Panthers, breaking the record of former Broncos QB John Elway in 1998.

Fantasy Tip: Manning is essentially a glorified game manager as he nears the end of his career, and he only threw for more than 300 yards twice this season. He'll be facing a stout Panthers defense in the Super Bowl that leads the NFL in takeaways. Manning must be careful after throwing 17 picks during the regular season.

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Broncos | Peyton Manning could have swan song

Tue, 26 Jan 2016 09:14:44 -0800

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning was captured on camera telling New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick after the AFC Championship that the Super Bowl could be his last game. "Hey, listen, this might be my last rodeo. So, it sure has been a pleasure," Manning told Belichick.

Fantasy Tip: If Manning decides to return in 2016, he'll be a midrange QB1 option in drafts. He won't carry a lot of upside unless he shows rejuvenated arm strength in camp.

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Broncos | Peyton Manning has big cap hit

Tue, 26 Jan 2016 08:58:08 -0800

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning is under contract for the 2016 season and carries a salary cap charge of $21.5 million, which is larger than his cap figure last year when the Broncos asked him to take a pay cut. Manning has said that he won't make a decision about 2016 until this season is over.

Fantasy Tip: If Manning and the Broncos win Super Bowl 50, it seems like a good chance that No. 18 will ride off into the sunset and call it a career. If he loses he could do the same. If Manning does come back in 2016, it'll unlikely be with Denver, and his advanced age and risk of injury would make him a quarterback that most would avoid in fantasy drafts.

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Broncos | Peyton Manning iffy against ball hawks

Tue, 26 Jan 2016 07:25:27 -0800

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning delivered a mixed bag against the Kansas City Chiefs this season, who ranked second in the NFL with 22 interceptions. He was 26-for-45 (57.8%) for 256 yards, three touchdowns and one interception against them in Week 2. He had a miserable game against them Nov. 15, when he was 5-for-20 (25.0%) for 35 yards and four interceptions. The Carolina Panthers, his Super Bowl opponent, led the league with 24 interceptions.

Fantasy Tip: Manning could retire after this game. If he decides to return in 2016, he'll be a midrange QB1 option in drafts. He won't carry a lot of upside unless he shows rejuvenated arm strength in camp.

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