Peyton Manning's 'Omaha' Calls Receive Approval from City

Kyle NewportFeatured ColumnistJanuary 12, 2014

USA Today

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is known for making calls at the line of scrimmage, and his audibles during Sunday's playoff game against the San Diego Chargers received thanks from one city.

As he has for quite some time, Manning yelled "Omaha" at the line. Microphones during the game picked up his calls extremely well, so the city of Omaha, Neb., expressed its appreciation to the quarterback:


UPDATE: Monday, January 13, 2 p.m. ET

Omaha Steaks poked fun at Manning's audible call with this tweet:

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Pro Football Talk raised a good question:

The Denver Post's Benjamin Hochman threw out one idea:

Omar Kelly of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel thought Manning should be promoting pizza stores:

ESPN's Darren Rovell shot down one marketing idea:

With the microphones working well during this game, the audience is having a fun time listening to Manning.