Today, the Indianapolis Colts received some very unsettling news from team doctors. All-world quarterback Peyton Manning's recovery from neck surgery is progressing slower than expected, making Manning doubtful for the Sept. 11th opener at Houston.
Many people believe that today's news really puts the Colts in a bind simply because of who Manning is and what he embodies on the field. But do you think we could just be overreacting?
I mean, since his surgery, we have been wondering if he'd even be ready for Week 1, and now that we know for sure that he won't, everyone is freaking out.
The Colts will be fine, and here are five reasons why Peyton's injury isn't really that big of a deal.