Cutcliffe on Peyton Manning recovery
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Cutcliffe on Peyton Manning recovery

Quarterback guru thinks comeback in 2012 startd with more doubts than now

Photo: Peyton Manning with David Cutcliffe and Eli Manning at the Brooks indoor practice facility.

DURHAM, N.C. – Duke Coach David Ratcliffe received so many requests for interviews on Peyton Manning’s return to health and the Super Bowl, he agreed to a media session Friday afternoon at the Yoh Football Center.

Cutcliffe, as any Manning-watcher knows, is as close to the revived Denver Broncos quarterback as anyone outside his immediate family. He was Tennessee’s offensive coordinator when Manning played for the Volunteers and Mississippi’s head coach when younger brother Eli Manning played for the Rebels. ... 

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Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan is an award-winning sportswriter and the author of "Raye of Light". Tom has also written for the San Diego Union-Tribune, Voice of San Diego,,, and Gameday Central. He has won multiple first-place awards from the San Diego Press Club and first place from the Copley News Service Ring of Truth Awards. The National Football Foundation/San Diego Chapter presented him its Distinguished American Award in 2003 and USA Track and Field’s San Diego Chapter its President’s Award in 2000.

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By Tom Shanahan; Foreword by Tony Dungy; August Publications

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