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Manning in Ariz., Talking With Cardinals

Peyton shopping hard for a team before free agency starts Tuesday

(Newser) - Peyton Manning's Tour de NFL teams continues, last night making a stop in the Arizona desert for talks with the Cardinals. The hush-hush stop marks his second—the Colts' former golden boy earlier met with the Denver Broncos and will likely drop by the Miami Dolphins ahead of Tuesday,... More »

Look Out, Tebow: Peyton Manning Visits Broncos

QB is quickly looking for a new home

(Newser) - Talk about a marquis quarterback tandem: Newly minted free agent Peyton Manning has the football world in a tizzy today as he visits the Denver Broncos. For the football-challenged, that's the same team whose starting quarterback is one Tim Tebow. Could Manning and Tebow end up on the same... More »

Manning Leaving Colts: 'I'm at Peace'

Indianapolis will retire quarterback's No. 18

(Newser) - The "sources" were right: Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts announced today that he won't be playing for the team next season after 14 years, reports the Indianapolis Star . "It's weighed heavy on my heart," said an emotional Manning. "But I am at peace... More »

Peyton Manning, Colts to Part Ways

Big announcement planned for tomorrow: ESPN

(Newser) - Big, long-expected news out of Indianapolis: ESPN reports that Peyton Manning and the Colts will announce at a news conference tomorrow that the football star and team are parting ways after 14 years. Manning is owed a $28 million roster bonus on Thursday; but the Colts hold the top draft... More »

Peyton Manning: Ignore Rumors, My Recovery Is on Track

Says he's confident he will be 'cleared and ready to go'

(Newser) - Stories keep circulating that Peyton Manning is done with football in the wake of his spinal surgery— Yahoo Sports had one today based on anonymous sources, and Rob Lowe of all people tweeted a while back that he had the inside scoop that the quarterback's career is over, notes... More »

Colts Owner: Peyton Won't Be Back This Season

But he may practice in December

(Newser) - Peyton Manning may recover from surgery quickly enough to practice with the Colts by December, but the team doesn’t expect him to actually take the field until next season, owner Jim Irsay told a breakfast for Super Bowl donors this morning, according to the Indy Star . But the AP... More »

Peyton Manning May Miss Entire Season

Colts QB has more neck surgery, will be out months if not longer

(Newser) - Peyton Manning's season is in jeopardy after he had to have his third neck operation in two years, reports ESPN . The Colts QB will be out at least two to three months, though the team is downplaying the seriousness and says it expects him to return at some point.... More »

Judge Orders End to NFL Lockout

And the league plans to appeal

(Newser) - A federal judge today ordered an end to the NFL lockout, giving the players an early victory in their fight with the owners over how to divide the $9 billion business. US District Judge Susan Richard Nelson said she was swayed by the players' argument "that allowing the League... More »

NFL Talks Collapse; Brady, Others Sue League

Developments put next year's season in doubt

(Newser) - NFL labor talks broke down just hours before the latest contract extension expired today, putting America's most popular sport on a path to its first work stoppage since 1987. Despite 16 days of negotiations with a federal mediator, the sides could not agree on a new deal. The league said... More »

College Football Players Embrace Beefcake Photos

Peyton Manning: 'There was a lot of baby oil involved.'

(Newser) - Somewhere out there is a picture of Peyton Manning, oiled up and shirtless with the rest of his college football team. Such “beefcake photos” are all the rage on college campuses, normally taken in addition to the more well-known (and not topless) team photo. The tradition dates back decades,... More »

Records Tied or Broken at Super Bowl XLIV

Drew Brees has highest career completion percentage

(Newser) - Last night's Super Bowl didn't just net the Saints a win, but added some names to the record books as well. At 82.1%, QB Drew Brees now has the highest Super Bowl career completion percentage. The New Orleans Times-Picayune takes a look at other new records:
  • Most completions: The
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Saints Stun Colts, 31-17

New Orleans makes upset look easy as Indy receivers go AWOL

(Newser) - The New Orleans Saints stymied Peyton Manning, then intercepted him to seal the Super Bowl, rallying to beat the Indianapolis Colts tonight in Miami, 31-17. Tracy Porter intercepted a pass from Manning and sprinted 74 yards for a touchdown and a 31-17 lead with 3:12 left. Playing in the... More »

Peyton Manning—Best Ever?

Colts' QB has chance to add to his legend tonight

(Newser) - The Indianapolis Colts ride into tonight's Super Bowl as 5-point favorites, and star QB Peyton Manning is no small reason why. His stats romp all over Tom Brady (minus Brady's three SB rings), he's the brainiest player in an era of complex defenses, and his owner has promised him the... More »

Why Saints LB Scott Fujita Makes the Ladies Swoon

He's pro-choice, pro-gay rights, and wants to be a teacher

(Newser) - We all know the big names playing in tomorrow’s Super Bowl—Peyton Manning, Drew Brees, Reggie Bush—but Irin Carmon has an enormous crush on Saints linebacker Scott Fujita, and thinks you should, too. Some reasons why, per Jezebel :
  • Though he was given up for adoption by a teen
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New Orleans Loves Its Mannings, Colts or Not

Saints take on hometown boy Peyton in Super Bowl

(Newser) - When the New Orleans Saints go marching into their first Super Bowl on Sunday, the man standing between them and the Lombardi Trophy is none other than hometown-boy-made-good Peyton Manning. Since the Saints drafted dad Archie in 1971, the Mannings have been the first family of the Big Easy—from... More »

Schaub Leads AFC Past NFC, 41-34

Texans quarterback snags Pro Bowl MVP award

(Newser) - In its new role as a warmup to the Super Bowl, the Pro Bowl became a series of wind sprints. Long gains were the rule and hard hitting the exception as the AFC beat the NFC tonight in Miami, 41-34. Light showers fell but uniforms remained mostly spotless, with more... More »

Colts Down Jets, Head to Super Bowl

(Newser) - Peyton Manning threw two second-half touchdown passes and rallied the Colts from an 11-point first-half deficit for a 30-17 victory over the New York Jets in the AFC championship game today in Indianapolis. The Colts (15-2) are now headed to the Super Bowl for the second time in 4 years... More »

NFL Inspires Preemptive Irritation

Favre? Manning? Jets and insufferable NYC media? Ugh, ugh, ugh

(Newser) - Sunday’s NFL conference championship games provide the impetus for Katie Baker to vent her preemptive irritation: No matter the result, we’re all in for two weeks of tiresome crap about something(s): Brett Favre, Brett Favre versus Peyton Manning, the New York Jets and their tiresome media and fan... More »

Colts, Saints Advance

Indy handles the Ravens, and New Orleans routs Arizona

(Newser) - The Indianapolis Colts and the New Orleans Saints are moving on in the playoffs. Peyton Manning led Indy to a methodical 20-3 win over the Baltimore Ravens and will play the winner of tomorrow's Jets-Chargers game for the AFC title. New Orleans, meanwhile, got big performances from Reggie Bush and... More »

Peyton Wins Record 4th MVP

Colts QB breaks tie with Brett Favre

(Newser) - Peyton Manning today became the first player to win the AP's Most Valuable Player honor four times. The Indianapolis Colts quarterback romped to the NFL award in balloting by 50 sportswriters and broadcasters who cover the league. He got 39 1/2 votes to 7 1/2 for Drew Brees. Manning adds... More »

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