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Manning's immediate future in question

Posted on: September 5, 2011 11:35 am
 
The Colts did the expected: they said in a statement that Peyton Manning is doubtful to play on Sunday. Translation: he won't be on the field. No way in hell.

The bigger question is something I wrote about this weekend and that's the immediate future of Manning. A source within the Indianapolis organization said the team is concerned Manning could miss several games or even slightly more. I think that's where this is headed.

My guess is we won't see Manning until Week 3 at the earliest and I'm wondering if that is optimistic.

The Colts and Manning are both being careful as hell as they should be. This may be the one time we won't see a miraculous Manning recovery.
Category: NFL
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Since: Jan 14, 2007
Posted on: September 5, 2011 1:59 pm
 

Manning's immediate future in question

manning is a sissy doll. sure he's got some records & 1 SB ring. big whoop, with all that talent he should have at least 3 rings. peyton is just a luckier version of jim everett. pitter patter pocket shuffler afraid to get hit, always throwing the ball away or taking phantom sacks. no way he deserves to beat brett favre's consecutive game streak. manning is no john unitas either. he ain't no tough guy.



Since: Jul 7, 2007
Posted on: September 5, 2011 1:56 pm
 

Manning's immediate future in question

you and whoever else says Peyton Manning will not ever play another down must be smoking crack...ITS PEYTON MANNING PEOPLE AND EXPECT TO LINE UP WEEK 1 UNDER CENTER...EVEN HIS FORMER COACH TONY DUNGY SAYS SO.....NOT EVER PLAYING A DOWN AGAIN...WHATEVER YOU ARE WAY OUTTA THE BALLPARK...



Since: Oct 11, 2007
Posted on: September 5, 2011 1:50 pm
 

Manning's immediate future in question

Hope he's back soon, I want to see the pats beat the colts with peyton.



Since: Aug 23, 2009
Posted on: September 5, 2011 1:31 pm
 

Manning's immediate future in question

Yes, you are confused...



Since: Oct 24, 2009
Posted on: September 5, 2011 1:15 pm
 

Manning's immediate future in question

I'm just way confused here.  We got Eddie Vedder spelling center with centre.  We have Mike Freeman listed as a NFL Insider.  And Peyton will play in Week 1.  F*** Brett Favre...



Since: Jul 14, 2007
Posted on: September 5, 2011 1:15 pm
 

Manning's immediate future in question

I had the same neck surgery as Manning. I was the same age and I could not return to my factory job. I could hardly do any thing, including light lifting , playing with my kids or playing sports. I didn't have a million dollars and had to change my career and choose another profession. 

I really don't see Payton playinh this year and possibly retiring because of the neck surgery. He will never ever be the same player that he was before the surgery. I would have liked him to go out in a winning way. He has the money and his Super Bowl Ring. I wish him the best. Who knows, maybe he will have a great recovery and make a comeback.



Since: Aug 23, 2009
Posted on: September 5, 2011 1:08 pm
 

Manning's immediate future in question

You heard it here first: He'll never play another down.



Since: Jul 10, 2010
Posted on: September 5, 2011 12:58 pm
 

Manning's immediate future in question

Yeah please, don't blame the lockout. I'm sure Manning had the best medical care money can buy.

He's 35 now, and he looks old. IMHO, Favre looked much younger than Manning at 35.

To all those who assumed Manning would break all Favre's records, think again. Seeing him on the sidelines, he looks more like a coach than a player.



Since: Apr 25, 2009
Posted on: September 5, 2011 12:33 pm
 

Manning's immediate future in question

CeeHawks, I agree! With the type of money Manning carries around in his jeans you cannot blame the Owners for his lack of healing! Knowing Manning, I'm sure he did everything he could to get healthy on time with the resources at his disposal but to blame the Owners and the lockout for this is a bit obsurd!



Since: Aug 7, 2007
Posted on: September 5, 2011 12:32 pm
 

Manning's immediate future in question

Yeah....I agree.

I seriously doubt Peyton Manning was hedging his bets on Obamacare to make him better.

He could afford the best.....and most likely did. Manning needs to stop blaming the lockout. It wasn't the lack of the team's facilities that hurt him, it's much more involved than that.

I just hope this isn't career-ending. That would really, truly suck.


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