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Eli: Peyton could be back this season

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08:06 AM ET 11.17 | According to his brother, we shouldn't count Peyton Manning out for 2011. [Eli] Manning indicated that older brother Peyton's recovery from neck surgery might allow him to return to the Indianapolis Colts before the end of this season. "Maybe he could be back this year," Eli told USA TODAY. "I don't know if that's the smart thing under the circumstances, but I expect him to be back next year." ... [The] Colts kept open the possibility that the four-time MVP could rejoin them by never placing him on injured reserve. Eli noted that he is very encouraged by the progress his brother is making from the first major injury to sideline him during his NFL career.

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November 17, 2011  08:07 AM ET

MISTAKE!!

November 17, 2011  08:09 AM ET

Right Eli lost so he wants to talk about Peyton

November 17, 2011  08:09 AM ET

I guess Peyton wants to make sure Mr. Luck isn't competing for his job next year.

November 17, 2011  08:10 AM ET

Eli is a moron!!!

November 17, 2011  08:12 AM ET

An off-topic note: I heard this week that our friend Count Dooku's cause of death was a heart attack. I hope this information brings a bit of closure to those of us who miss his humor, and were wondering what happened to him.

November 17, 2011  08:13 AM ET

USA Today asks question...

Eli answers question...


Don't see the issue here.

November 17, 2011  08:13 AM ET
QUOTE(#6):

An off-topic note: I heard this week that our friend Count Dooku's cause of death was a heart attack. I hope this information brings a bit of closure to those of us who miss his humor, and were wondering what happened to him.

I do appreicate that. RIP Count.

November 17, 2011  08:14 AM ET

he said "maybe" this year and then said he "expects" him back next year.....that's what he (and every sportscaster, trainer, doctor and team exec) said...non story

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November 17, 2011  08:14 AM ET
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USA Today asks question... Eli answers question... Don't see the issue here.

agreed...quick on the keys as usual OD

November 17, 2011  08:16 AM ET
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peeps can't grasp the concept that these athletes answer questions that are asked.

And if they don't they are categorized as ****.

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November 17, 2011  08:20 AM ET
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MISTAKE!!

Agreed. Take the year off and get back healthy, Peyton.

November 17, 2011  08:20 AM ET
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That means they qualify for posting on the daytime NFL threads.

That it does...

November 17, 2011  08:21 AM ET

I hope Peyton recovers fully, but I am not sure he should return to the field if he does. The next injury could be catastrophic.

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November 17, 2011  08:25 AM ET
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I guess Peyton wants to make sure Mr. Luck isn't competing for his job next year.

That ship has already sailed.

 
November 17, 2011  08:50 AM ET
QUOTE(#6):

An off-topic note: I heard this week that our friend Count Dooku's cause of death was a heart attack. I hope this information brings a bit of closure to those of us who miss his humor, and were wondering what happened to him.

Thanks.

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