Manning will return Sunday to Indianapolis, where he spent the first 14 seasons of his career. The nationally-televised, primetime showdown between the Broncos and Colts has received plenty of hype throughout the week and has even drawn speculation from Manning's former coach Tony Dungy as to how he will perform.
Colts owner Jim Irsay has been engaging reporters -- and social media -- all week to discuss the decision he made to release Manning, leaving Dungy to suspect Irsay is attempting to play head games with his former quarterback. It will take more than comments made in questionable taste by his old boss to derail Manning's historic pace. He has 2,179 and 22 touchdowns through six games, but will face a stingy Colts defense and welling emotion.
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