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When the Indianapolis Colts released Peyton Manning at the end of last season after Manning endured multiple neck surgeries, the future of this future member of the Hall of Fame was in great question. Experts and fans alike questioned whether or not Manning would be able to regain a semblance of his former self on the football field.
Even after the Denver Broncos forked over a hefty payday to Manning, the doubts remained on whether or not Manning's neck could withstand the rigors of an NFL season.
Since he stepped back on the football field, Manning has been silencing all doubters, proving he can still be one of the NFL's elite.
Despite a three-interception game against the Atlanta Falcons in Week 2, Manning has been stellar, throwing seven touchdown passes and zero interceptions in the other three games. Physically, Manning has shown a view signs of rust as the season has gotten started, but mentally, he seems as sharp as he was in Indianapolis.
For a quarterback who many doubted would play again, Manning has made a large impact so far this season. Those who believed Manning would play did not expect him to return to his former self so quickly.
Manning is leading a resurgence in Denver and has the Broncos primed for a strong season.