Twitter explodes as Broncos officials drive from airport to see Manning

By Josh Katzowitz | NFL Writer
While you were eating your lunch or flipping around the NCAA tournament, the Denver Broncos landed in Raleigh and drove over to the Duke University campus in order to watch Peyton Manning work out in an indoor facility.

It played out on national TV as choppers followed the white van* that transported the Broncos traveling party (including John Elway, John Fox and general manager Brian Xanders) from the airport to Manning.

*Seriously, a white van? The Broncos couldn't get a stretch limo or something to meet them?
I watched approximately seven seconds of the coverage, and the most newsworthy moment occurred when the van passed a semi on the right side (!). But others did watch it. And tweeted about it. So, I present to you the best (and snarkiest) comments that filtered into my Twitter feed as The Drive (in Elway's case, a literal Drive) played out on national TV (by the way, Mike Tanier from Football Outsiders was hysterical in his play by play).


And the big winner:


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