Skip to comments.NFL Rumors: Will Denver Broncos Quarterback Peyton Manning Retire After the 2014 NFL Season?
Posted on 01/11/2015 5:00:47 PM PST by MinorityRepublican
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning will turn 39 in March, creating speculation that the veteran will decide to retire after the 2014 NFL season.
In a recent interview, Manning, who is in contract until after the 2016 season, denied reports suggesting that he is planning to call it quits after this season, saying that all talks about his future at this point should be ignored.
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Bring Back Tebow!
Today Manning did not look sharp against the Colts. After the first touchdown Manning and the Broncos were never in the game.
Buffalo needs a QB.
Thanks for the memories!
He should. Mind is ok, body too old.
I think he’s done.
-He’s clearly not the athlete he once was.
-There will possibly be a new offensive coordinator in Denver next year
-The Broncos have several free agents.
I can see why he came back this year, after getting so close last year. I can’t see him come back next year after the way this season fizzled out.
His arm strength was non-existent - actually shockingly weak and very poor accuracy on his mid-deep passes.
Father Time has caught up with Peyton.
He’s actually been really bad down the stretch. 3 of their last 5 games in the season he threw no TDs. All the press was fawning about how “rounded” that meant Denver was (they did win all 3). But my thinking is it’s a hard cap league and his salary is way too high to not be making TDs, they can’t be that well rounded with his cap hit. And then today, man they just stunk. 200 yards of passing, with 48 of that on 2 garbage time drives. I’m sure if he comes back next year he’ll start fresh, but it won’t last past Thanksgiving. Add the fact that his OC is on the short list for some of the HC jobs. I don’t know if he really wants to come back.
Manning said he’ll retire when he “sucks”. We’ll have to see what he meant by that.
He’s still a quality QB. The loss wasn’t all his fault... Not hardly.
It’ll be up to Manning and Broncos management if he goes another year or not.
I think that the karma is on the Broncos after the way they treated Tebow. I predict the longest historical streak of no superbowl wins for the Broncos. I wish it was not true, but know it probably is.
That’s exactly right. Peyton hasn’t been “right” in at least a month.
If his physical problem can be fixed? He’ll be back. If not? He’s retired.
That’s the bottom line.
Maybe they will bring back Michael Sams and his new wife, er spouse.
Also, he lost to the Colts, the team that he started with and had most of his success with. That had to have hurt.
On a positive note, we likely have been subjected to his awful "Nationwide" commercial for that time.
He was fine 2 months ago. I am not sure what happened to this offense but it was likely not just manning. If he retires it’s because he knows he ran out of gas and can’t likely get through a 16 game season plus 3 games to win a championship. If he was injured and didn’t share he will likely know if it’s something he rebounds from will be a problem again. I don’t see him retiring unless one of those is the scenario. He was still one of the best earlier this season. Anxious to see what happens here. The team definitely deflated since November. They were looking great on both sides in the first half and looked like a clear favorite when Seattle and New England were both floundering in October.
Colts fan here. Never in his all healthy years here do I recall a 4th and long for the game where a dump off short of the line to gain to a RB up the middle was called.
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