Peyton Manning He was recently inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, but it appears that former Indianapolis Colts and Denver Broncos quarterbacks have already set their sights on his next step during retirement.
Manning, a Denver resident, is reportedly looking to sell the pending Broncos.
Manning has already spoken with two potential suitors to the team, CBS Sports It was reported citing sources.
The Broncos are not currently sold, but many owners around the NFL believe that new ownership could take over the franchise next year. The site reports that there are early estimates that the Broncos will sell for about $4 billion.
Broncos President/CEO Joe Ellis said in July that the team was not up for sale and there was a plan to be revealed by next year, according to Denver Post. There was an ongoing battle in the organization over ownership.
Manning reportedly learned of the situation in Denver. And since he played for the franchise and had a huge impact on his success over several seasons — which included a Super Bowl 50 win — he might have a role as a minority investor or be part of management, too.
There is no doubt that Manning will have a lot to offer the franchise. He is seen as one of the greatest quarterbacks to play in the NFL, and was known for his ability to control his offenses before the blitz while operating an effective attack without a mob.
Manning has a radio role with ESPNHowever, CBS Sports reports that the legendary quarterback wants to stay with the Broncos in some capacity. It will be interesting to see how it all plays out over the coming months.
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