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Five-year-old Peyton Manning (right) poses for a family portrait with his father Archie, mother Olivia, big brother Cooper and baby brother Eli at their home in New Orleans in 1981. (Lane Stewart/SI)

GALLERY: Rare Photos of Peyton Manning

Five-year-old Peyton Manning (right) poses for a family portrait with his father Archie, mother Olivia, big brother Cooper and baby brother Eli at their home in New Orleans in 1981. (Lane Stewart/SI)
GALLERY: Rare Photos of Peyton Manning

Peyton Manning (right), Cooper and baby Eli sit for a family portrait with mom Olivia and dad Archie in 1981 at their home in New Orleans.  Peyton turns 38 today. (Lane Stewart/SI)

GALLERY: Rare Photos of Peyton Manning

Peyton Manning (right), Cooper and baby Eli sit for a family portrait with mom Olivia and dad Archie in 1981 at their home in New Orleans.  Peyton turns 38 today. (Lane Stewart/SI)
GALLERY: Rare Photos of Peyton Manning

Peyton Manning watches the ball snapped by center Manny Ramirez roll into the end zone for a safety on the first play of Super Bowl XLVIII. A mere 12 seconds in, Seattle led 2-0 with the quickest score in Super Bowl history.  The Seahawks defeated the Broncos 43-8. (Heinz Kluetmeier/SI)

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Peyton Manning watches the ball snapped by center Manny Ramirez roll into the end zone for a safety on the first play of Super Bowl XLVIII. A mere 12 seconds in, Seattle led 2-0 with the quickest score in Super Bowl history.  The Seahawks defeated the Broncos 43-8. (Heinz Kluetmeier/SI)
GALLERY: The 10 Worst Super Bowls

Cleveland Indians third baseman Al Rosen, a four-time All-Star and 1953 AL MVP, bears a striking resemblance to Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning. (Mark Rucker/Transcendental Graphics/Getty Images; AP)

GALLERY: Super Bowl XLVIII: Separated at Birth

Cleveland Indians third baseman Al Rosen, a four-time All-Star and 1953 AL MVP, bears a striking resemblance to Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning. (Mark Rucker/Transcendental Graphics/Getty Images; AP)
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Peyton Manning of the Denver Broncos congratulates Andrew Luck of the Indianapolis Colts after the Colts beat the Broncos 39-33 at Lucas Oil Stadium on Oct. 20, 2013. (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

GALLERY: Bitter and Sweet Homecomings

Peyton Manning of the Denver Broncos congratulates Andrew Luck of the Indianapolis Colts after the Colts beat the Broncos 39-33 at Lucas Oil Stadium on Oct. 20, 2013. (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
GALLERY: Bitter and Sweet Homecomings

Manning returns to Indianapolis this Sunday to play the Colts for the first time since he was released in March 2012.  The Colts selected Andrew Luck with the No. 1 overall pick in the NFL Draft the next month.  Manning, who leads the NFL with 22 touchdown passes this season, refused to comment on his relationship with Colts owner Jim Irsay. (Joey Foley/Getty Images)

GALLERY: Bitter and Sweet Homecomings

Manning returns to Indianapolis this Sunday to play the Colts for the first time since he was released in March 2012.  The Colts selected Andrew Luck with the No. 1 overall pick in the NFL Draft the next month.  Manning, who leads the NFL with 22 touchdown passes this season, refused to comment on his relationship with Colts owner Jim Irsay. (Joey Foley/Getty Images)
GALLERY: Bitter and Sweet Homecomings

Denver Broncos Peyton Manning (18), Wes Welker (83), Eric Decker (87), and Demaryius Thomas (88) pose during a photo shoot on June 10, 2013.  How big is the spread between Denver and Jacksonville this weekend, Welker?  The 5-0 Broncos opened an unprecedented 28-point favorite against the 0-5 Jaguars, in what is anticipated to be a mismatch of historic proportions. (Robert Beck/SI)

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Denver Broncos Peyton Manning (18), Wes Welker (83), Eric Decker (87), and Demaryius Thomas (88) pose during a photo shoot on June 10, 2013.  How big is the spread between Denver and Jacksonville this weekend, Welker?  The 5-0 Broncos opened an unprecedented 28-point favorite against the 0-5 Jaguars, in what is anticipated to be a mismatch of historic proportions. (Robert Beck/SI)
GALLERY: Biggest Point Spreads in NFL History

Peyton Manning gives his little brother Eli some pointers while sitting on the front steps of their house in New Orleans in 1996. (Patrick Murphy-Racey/SI)

GALLERY: Rare Photos of the Mannings

Peyton Manning gives his little brother Eli some pointers while sitting on the front steps of their house in New Orleans in 1996. (Patrick Murphy-Racey/SI)
GALLERY: Rare Photos of the Mannings

A 1981 family photo of the Mannings (left to right): Olivia, Eli, Archie, Peyton and Cooper. (Lane Stewart/SI)

GALLERY: Rare Photos of the Manning Family

A 1981 family photo of the Mannings (left to right): Olivia, Eli, Archie, Peyton and Cooper. (Lane Stewart/SI)
GALLERY: Rare Photos of the Manning Family

Heisman Trophy winner Charles Woodson talks with Ryan Leaf and Peyton Manning  after shooting a commercial to promote the 1998 NFL Draft. (AP)

GALLERY: Rare Photos of The Manning Family

Heisman Trophy winner Charles Woodson talks with Ryan Leaf and Peyton Manning  after shooting a commercial to promote the 1998 NFL Draft. (AP)
GALLERY: Rare Photos of The Manning Family

Everyone’s favorite quarterbacking brothers — Peyton and Eli Manning — make an appearance on The Simpsons

GALLERY: Sports Figures on The Simpsons

Everyone’s favorite quarterbacking brothers — Peyton and Eli Manning — make an appearance on The Simpsons. 
GALLERY: Sports Figures on The Simpsons

Peyton Manning sniffs smelling salts during the fourth quarter of Sunday’s Broncos-Patriots game. New England had a franchise-record 35 first downs and dominated the second and third quarter in a 31-21 victory. Manning threw for 345 yards and three touchdowns in the loss. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

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Peyton Manning sniffs smelling salts during the fourth quarter of Sunday’s Broncos-Patriots game. New England had a franchise-record 35 first downs and dominated the second and third quarter in a 31-21 victory. Manning threw for 345 yards and three touchdowns in the loss. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
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Tom Brady and Peyton Manning face off for the 13th time on Sunday when the Patriots and Broncos square off in Foxboro. New England has won eight of the first 12 games. Can Manning help close the gap? (AP)

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Tom Brady and Peyton Manning face off for the 13th time on Sunday when the Patriots and Broncos square off in Foxboro. New England has won eight of the first 12 games. Can Manning help close the gap? (AP)
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John Elway does a towel-assisted pull-up during Broncos training camp in August 1983. Denver fans finally have the quarterback they’ve been clamoring for since Elway retired with the acquisition of Peyton Manning. According to SI’s Jim Trotter, the players at Broncos camp are as excited as the fans about Manning. (Andy Hayt/SI)

TROTTER: Manning has Denver fans, players excited about 2012
VIDEO: Broncos WR Eric Decker discusses Manning and Tim Tebow
POSTCARDS: SI writers check in from NFL camps across the league

John Elway does a towel-assisted pull-up during Broncos training camp in August 1983. Denver fans finally have the quarterback they’ve been clamoring for since Elway retired with the acquisition of Peyton Manning. According to SI’s Jim Trotter, the players at Broncos camp are as excited as the fans about Manning. (Andy Hayt/SI)
TROTTER: Manning has Denver fans, players excited about 2012VIDEO: Broncos WR Eric Decker discusses Manning and Tim TebowPOSTCARDS: SI writers check in from NFL camps across the league

Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning speaks to wide receiver Demaryius Thomas following organized team activities at the Broncos training facility. The success of Denver this year hinges on the success of Manning, says SI’s Chris Burke. (Ron Chenoy-US PRESSWIRE)

BURKE: Broncos success and failure hinge on Peyton’s neck
TRUTH AND RUMORS: Manning clearly not at 100 percent
GALLERY: Rare Photos of Peyton Manning

Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning speaks to wide receiver Demaryius Thomas following organized team activities at the Broncos training facility. The success of Denver this year hinges on the success of Manning, says SI’s Chris Burke. (Ron Chenoy-US PRESSWIRE)
BURKE: Broncos success and failure hinge on Peyton’s neckTRUTH AND RUMORS: Manning clearly not at 100 percentGALLERY: Rare Photos of Peyton Manning