Manning benched, Osweiler starts Sunday
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) Peyton Manning won’t suit up against the Chicago Bears on Sunday. Broncos coach Gary Kubiak is going with backup Brock Osweiler as he tries to get his 39-year-old quarterback healthy.
Kubiak said he met with Manning on Monday morning and told him of his decision – which Manning didn’t like.
Said Kubiak: ”I’ve never met a player who agreed to that.”
Manning had the worst game of his career Sunday in Denver’s 29-13 loss to Kansas City. He completed 5 of 20 passes for 35 yards with four interceptions and had a 0.0 passer rating.
Manning is dealing with a variety of ailments, including a torn plantar fascia in his foot, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Monday.
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