Apparently football player Peyton Manning is being released from the Indianapolis Colts!
This article on Manning is listed under LITERARY due to he and his dad, Archie Manning (former NFL player), wrote Manning: A Father, His Sons, and a Football Legacy.
In 2009 Peyton, Eli, and Archie co-authored a children’s book entitled Family Huddle, which describes in simple text and pictures how the three Manning brothers played football as young boys. It is illustrated by Jim Madsen and published by Scholastic Press.
A brief synopsis of Manning’s sports background, according to Wiki, is that he is a, soon to be 36 year old (birthday March 24th), professional football quarterback who is currently a free agent.
Sports must run in the family, as Peyton Manning is the son of former NFL quarterback Archie Manning, and he is the elder brother of New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning.
Peyton Manning played for the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League (NFL) for fourteen seasons from 1998 to 2011.
In college football Peyton played at the University of Tennessee, leading the Volunteers to the 1997 SEC Championship in his senior season. He was chosen by the Indianapolis Colts with the first overall pick in the 1998 NFL Draft.
From 1998 to 2010, Peyton led the Colts to seven AFC South division championships, two AFC championships, and to a Super Bowl championship (Super Bowl XLI). He has won a record four league most valuable player awards, was the most valuable player of Super Bowl XLI, has been named to eleven Pro Bowls.
Quarterback, Peyton Manning, had eleven 4,000-yard passing seasons (including a record six straight), and Indianapolis Colts’ all-time leader in passing yards (54,828) and touchdown passes (399).
In 2009 Peyton was named the best player in the NFL and Fox Sports along with Sports Illustrated named him the NFL player of the decade of the 2000s.
For more on the Manning family books go to Amazon.