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|| Peyton Manning won the Super Bowl, hosted Saturday Night Live and threw 399 touchdown passes during 14 amazing years as an NFL quarterback.Then he got fired.Indianapolis no longer valued Manning, a four-time winner of the league's Most Valuable Player award.Get this: The Colts cut the most-liked athlete in America."And I'm glad they did," Denver Broncos executive John Elway said.The Broncos made the most buzz-worthy signing in the history of NFL free agency during March of 2012. Despite missing a season with a neck injury that threatened to end his brilliant career, Manning was acquired to lead the Broncos back to Super Bowl glory."We don't have a Plan B," Elway declared, as he presented Manning with an orange No. 18 jersey. "We're going [with] Plan A!"Even for a quarterback as decorated as Manning, his task in Denver was daunting.At age 36, Manning had to relearn to throw the football with a right arm that had suffered extensive nerve damage. The new...
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