Peyton Manning A Refreshing Example of A Player Actually Earning His Pay

June 8, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Whatever Peyton Manning wants, he should get.
He has certainly done everything to earn it.
This isn't a fan article, melting over a local hero. This isn't a beat reporter fawning over a quarterback who finally answered one of his questions. This isn't a national columnist who texts daily with NFL superstars—blurring the line of journalistic integrity.
This is a frank look from an unbiased observer who appreciates good quarterbacking.
Not to mention patience...
Peyton Manning makes a lot of money. With millions of dollars coming from the Colts along with endorsements of DirecTV, Oreo, Mastercard, Sprint, Al's Toy Barn, Temecula Septic Treatment, and whatever else he lends his southern drawl to.
Peyton Manning is recession proof.
Still, when talking about NFL contracts, it is almost always about pride.
Players like Reggie Wayne, Darrelle Revis, and Chris Johnson are at the top of their respective games and are all ready to be paid like it.<...

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