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Peyton Manning on Monday Night Football? That would be fun for Broncos fans

The former Denver quarterback has 12/5 odds to become the new analyst on MNF.

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Good morning, Broncos Country!

Peyton Manning and “Monday Night Football” seems like quite the duo.

Since Jon Gruden departed to become the head coach of the Oakland Raiders, the speculation has only picked up. In fact, Bovada gives you 12/5 odds on the former Denver Broncos quarterback to get the job.

From what I’ve gathered there has been no comment from Manning on the speculation, so take of that what you will. Given the amount of time Manning put into his craft as a player, you know he would do the same as an analyst. Whether that correlates to the booth, he has charisma and chemistry with Sean McDonough remains to be seen. In the interim, ESPN will have Matt Hasselbeck serve as the analyst for the Pro Bowl.

Given the success Tony Romo had as the No. 1 analyst on CBS this season, it would be fun to see Manning take over on MNF. Whether he wants to do it is the question. Since he retired two years ago, there’s also been speculation he wants to get into the front office as a general manager or owner for a franchise. Perhaps he just wants to spend time with his kids, as we saw on Friday night when he sat courtside for the Denver Nuggets game. So Manning has his options and you know he will put in his due diligence.

What will PFM choose? And would Broncos Country want him in the booth on MNF?


Does Broncos Country want PFM on MNF?

This poll is closed

  • 43%
    Sign me up!
    (377 votes)
  • 4%
    Will it lessen the Nationwide commercials?
    (42 votes)
  • 46%
    Rather he get a front office job ... in Denver
    (404 votes)
  • 4%
    No (this option is intended to tick off Laurie, a huge PFM fan)
    (39 votes)
862 votes total Vote Now

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