Broncos QB Peyton Manning has message for cold weather critics

Dec 8, 2013; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) puts his throwing hand waist sleeve in the first quarter against the Tennessee Titans at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. The Broncos defeated the Titans 51-28. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning has been criticized for his performance in cold weather games. Basically, the knock against Manning is that he doesn’t like cold weather and plays poorly in those games.

The Broncos took on the Tennessee Titans in a chilly match up and it looked like it might be an equalizer for the underdogs. Manning went out and completed 39 of 59 passes for 397 yards and four touchdowns. It was an impressive performance with a 91.6 quarterback rating and a 107.8 passer rating.

“Whoever wrote that narrative can shove that one where the sun don’t shine,” he told Denver’s KOA-AM after the game. “I felt pretty good out there today.”

He backed off those comments a bit and said he wasn’t trying to give any validation to the criticism.

“I mean, I wasn’t trying to answer (the criticism), because I didn’t give it any validation in the first place,” he said, via The Denver Post. “We had a good plan, and … guys caught the ball well.”

Topics: Denver Broncos, Peyton Manning

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  • bk

    Peyton Manning is a douchebag…always has been…He is a media darling that has never had to answer for his transgressions, dating back to college…Sexual Harassment of a female trainer? Swept under the rug…Getting Manziel hammered at the Manning camp?
    Ignoreed… so now he acts alll hurt when someone says he can’t play as well in cold weather.. The next time he decides to go hurryup and pass when they are up big inthe fourth quarter…I hope a DE or LB just blasts him…I don’t care if it’s late…just pummels this douchebag…He has led a charmed and protected life, the NFL lets his OL hold on every play, all the rules have been changed to help him, then he does bush league things like the plays at the end of the game and then the snide remarks… Peyton – you SU(K.

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