From cervical fusion surgery to Super Bowl in 2 1/2 years

From cervical fusion surgery to Super Bowl in 2 1/2 years

A little more than two years ago, coming off multiple neck surgeries in 2011, Peyton Manning didn’t know if he would ever play tackle football again.

Sunday, at age 37, he capped a record-breaking regular season by leading the team he joined for his second act, the Broncos, to a 26-16 victory over the Patriots in the AFC Championship Game. He’ll be returning to the Super Bowl for the first time in four years. For the Broncos, it’s been 15.

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Dave Krieger is a recidivist newspaperman. View all posts by Dave Krieger

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