03/05 11:44 CST Peyton Manning back for 18th season, signs contract
Peyton Manning back for 18th season, signs contract
By ARNIE STAPLETON
AP Pro Football Writer
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) --- Peyton Manning has passed his physical and signed his
revised contract Thursday.
The five-time MVP agreed to a $4 million pay cut to $15 million, but he can
earn all of it back through incentives.
Manning mulled retirement after the Broncos' playoff loss to the Indianapolis
Colts. But he determined he still had the health and hunger to keep playing at
Manning, who won a title with the Colts in 2006, met with Broncos general
manager John Elway a few weeks ago after taking some time to decompress from an
arduous season and told him he wasn't ready to retire.
The sides hashed out a new deal Wednesday contingent on his passing his