Peyton Manning exits practice for thigh treatment

Peyton Manning wasn't long for Thursday's Broncos practice.

Denver's star quarterback left the field early to receive treatment on his right thigh after stretching and going through the team's walk-through, per USA TODAY's Lindsay Jones.

ESPN.com's Jeff Legwold reported that Manning is expected to practice Friday. With the Broncos not playing until Monday night against the Bengals, today's session essentially mirrored a Wednesday practice for Denver.

Manning first suffered the thigh injury during the first half of the Broncos' 22-10 win over the Chargers on Sunday. He missed only a few plays before returning to the lineup after halftime.

We'll keep an eye on Manning, but we'd be stunned if he wasn't ready and willing for Denver's high-stakes encounter with Cincinnati.

The latest Around The NFL Podcast previews every Week 16 game and recaps the Jaguars' win over the Titans. Find more Around The NFL content on NFL NOW.

This article has been reproduced in a new format and may be missing content or contain faulty links. Please use the Contact Us link in our site footer to report an issue.

Related Content

Gamepass_vert_web_r

See all the Action

Replay every game all season.