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Peyton Manning says he still has work to do

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On the list of things Denver coach John Fox is worried about, Twitter pictures of playbooks are low on the list.

Maybe the notably conservative coach is relaxed because his quarterback continues to make good progress.

Peyton Manning told USA Today’s Jim Corbett he feels good after a Monday check-up with Broncos doctors, but stressed he was not yet 100 percent.

“I still have a lot of work to do,” Manning said. “I continue to rehab. I have work to do and progress that I still need to make.”

Corbett’s report said Manning showed good velocity, completing a 30-yard pass to Demaryius Thomas during practice. But Manning pumped the brakes, probably hesitant to get anyone’s hopes too high after a year off.

“I can’t emphasize enough that I still have rehab to do,” Manning said. “That’s still part of the process.”

The Broncos are doing everything they can to make Manning comfortable, even inviting his old offensive coordinator Tom Moore to practice (Moore and Fox worked together in Pittsburgh in 1989).

And if Manning can continue to make progress, Fox might be so happy he’ll start Tweeting himself.

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17 Responses to “Peyton Manning says he still has work to do”
  1. thcnote says: Jun 12, 2012 7:26 PM

    I still can’t believe Manning is a Bronco. He may not be in his prime but that jersey is going to look good on my back. Awesome to have such a class act on the Broncos. I hope he helps get Champ a ring.

  2. truthfactory says: Jun 12, 2012 7:54 PM

    He knows his body better than anyone. If he says he has work to do, then he’s probably not all that close to being ready yet… Hope he gets there

  3. mjkelly77 says: Jun 12, 2012 8:33 PM

    All manning cares about is guaranteed money. Greedy Swamp Boy.

  4. racerx1225 says: Jun 12, 2012 8:38 PM

    And that jersey is gong to look good on the ground getting crushed by the Raiders pass rush :))))

  5. mrmarcus55 says: Jun 12, 2012 8:42 PM

    ocean’s 18 how manning scammed millions from broncos and colts with a injury.

  6. thegreatgabbert says: Jun 12, 2012 8:44 PM

    He’s graduated from underhanded shovel passes to light floaters over the middle.

  7. thegreatgabbert says: Jun 12, 2012 8:47 PM

    Peyton is attempting to disprove the old adage, “You can’t un-wound the ducks.”.

  8. yssupasigninnamnotyep says: Jun 12, 2012 9:10 PM

    I can’t believe he’s a Donkey either. But the ugliest jersey in the NFL doesn’t look good on anyone cnote. Well, except maybe you.

    Enjoy that 8-8 record MegaHead will lead you to…Chump ain’t getting a ring anytime soon.

  9. milehigh85 says: Jun 12, 2012 10:17 PM

    Hmmm… I see the trolls are out in full force tonight. Keep talkin $#!+. That’s all you are good for.

  10. forthelove says: Jun 12, 2012 10:22 PM

    I just hope he’s healthy enough for life after football. Still rehabbing this far out… very best of luck Peyton.

  11. thenewenglandpatriots12 says: Jun 12, 2012 11:12 PM

    Peyton manthing!🙌

  12. blairsummit says: Jun 12, 2012 11:22 PM

    Peyton manning is a true professional!

  13. joetoronto says: Jun 13, 2012 4:37 AM

    The unthinkable is a possibility in Denver.

    What if Manning can’t play?

  14. nepaseahawk says: Jun 13, 2012 6:31 AM

    glad you finally got a class act like manning. that tim t was a terrible influence on the kids

  15. nepaseahawk says: Jun 13, 2012 6:35 AM

    watch professionalism in action…you tube manning freaking out on jeff Saturday……..very professional

  16. nepaseahawk says: Jun 13, 2012 6:47 AM

    th laws of science are against peyton…..the massive gravitational pull created by such a large head can only be supported by an average sized neck for so many years…warranty is up and it sounds to me like its never gonna be the same again.

  17. thcnote says: Jun 13, 2012 12:12 PM

    Love all the hate. It lets us Bronco fans know just how scared you are. Raiders fans you haven’t been relevant for about 30 years except when you embarrassed yourselves against TB.

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