As the Peyton Manning to the Denver Broncos story broke, a number of Denver’s players began reacting to the news.
Peyton’s new backfield mate Willis McGahee wanted to let everyone know Denver is THE place to be with Peyton around.
To all my free agents across the nfl, I think u know what time it is. It’s about to go down…
— Willismcgahee (@WillisMcGahee) March 19, 2012
Linebacker Von Miller was a bit more succinct:
#Broncos are trending on twitter! Leggo!!
— Von Miller (@MillerLite40) March 19, 2012
Ryan Clady, who’s job it will now be to protect Manning’s blind side, laughed at a tweet comparing Broncos executive VP John Elway’s skills to fellow sports legend and team executive Michael Jordan’s:
“@GAlexander21: John Elway > Michael Jordan (executive office swag)”haha indeed
— Ryan Clady (@RyanClady) March 19, 2012
Wide receiver Demaryius Thomas chose the WORST time — a few hours before the news — to ask soon-to-be traded Tim Tebow how he’s doing.
@TimTebow how u doing my brother… How offseason going
— Demaryius Thomas (@DemaryiusT) March 19, 2012
Defensive end Elvis Dumervil spoke to the Denver Post:
“Something like this is a historic move. I don’t want to put too much pressure on one guy, but what he’s accomplished, if he’s healthy, I think he can bring us to one of the dominant organisations.”
“He’s a true leader who’s done it. Shoot, sky’s the limit.”
Wideout Eric Decker talked to CBS 4 Denver over the phone stating he’s ready to spend the rest of the offseason working out with Peyton Manning.
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