In an exclusive interview airing Sunday night on Football Night in America, Denver Broncos starting quarterback Brock Osweiler met with NBC's Bob Costas to answer a few questions.
One of the questions Costas asked Osweiler what Peyton Manning has told the young quarterback about the New England Patriots, a team Manning has faced many times.
"He was probably the first conversation I had." said Osweiler "We got that victory Sunday against Chicago, and then Monday morning the first person I went and found as soon as I entered the building was Peyton. I wanted to pick his brain, and I wanted to know everything that he could remember from his past experiences against New England. We’ve communicated all week long and he’s been a huge help preparing for this great football team."
Many have wondered how much help Manning would be to Osweiler, and it's nice to see the veteran helping Osweiler as he prepares to take on Bill Belichick and the undefeated New England Patriots.
Osweiler is coming off a great first career start last weekend against his former Head Coach, and Offensive Coordinator. Osweiler's 250 yards, 2 touchdowns and zero interceptions helped lead the Broncos to victory over the Chicago Bears last Sunday.
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Costas asked Osweiler how high is his confidence after having a successful first career start.
"It’s very high. I think the biggest thing for anybody playing in the National Football League is that you have to have confidence. To go out there in Chicago and play a good team football game and get a big team victory on the road, it’s huge for my confidence moving forward."
A victory tonight against the undefeated New Patriots and another solid performance will only boost the young Osweiler's confidence even more.
Make sure to watch NBC's Sunday night on Football Night in America pregame show to see the Costas full interview of Brock Osweiler.