October 7, 2011 in Sports

Won’t stick neck out


Peyton Manning is getting closer to being his old self, but he said it’s too early to know whether he has any shot a playing again this season. He was cracking jokes, having fun at the expense of reporters, and he even got the OK from his doctors to be on the sideline Sunday to watch the Colts host the Chiefs. He shrugged off talk about whether Indianapolis will be in the running to draft Andrew Luck. Still, he was full of smiles Thursday as he said his recovery from his latest neck surgery is going well. He is clearly eager to be back down among his teammates on game day instead of up in the press box. “I had two hot dogs up there in Tampa and Indianapolis,” Manning cracked, referring to the past two weeks. “But the press box gave me a bad vibe.” – AP

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