Will Peyton Manning's NFL Career End As A Backup Quarterback?
Peyton Manning is seemingly healthy enough to play again, but the Broncos are sticking with Osweiler for at least their final regular season game.By Matt Moreno | December 31, 2015
For one of the NFL's best starting quarterbacks for the past two decades, Peyton Manning "the backup" just doesn't sound right.
The Denver Broncos are giving 25-year-old quarterback Brock Osweiler the starting nod on Sunday, which means Manning, a five-time MVP, will serve as a backup for the first time in his career. (Video via CBS Sports)
Manning is returning from a left heel injury that forced him to miss six games, and the Broncos are fighting for a first-round playoff bye on Sunday.