This is hardly surprising given how things went for them in 2012, but it’s still a considerable amount of money to be paying anyone.
“I don’t think he’s going anywhere,” team owner Pat Bowlen said. “I got more than I expected.”
Manning led the Broncos to securing the No. 1 seed in the AFC, ripping off 11 straight wins during the regular season. The signal-caller put together a compelling argument for the MVP award this year, but couldn’t get past the Ravens in the divisional round of the postseason.