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Peyton Manning taking over teaching role for Broncos

In his first OTA sessions with the Denver Broncos, Peyton Manning was more of a teacher than he was a quarterback, reports Eli Kaberon of Pro Football Weekly.

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As a future Hall of Famer coming off a career-threatening neck injury, Manning has spent the practices teaching his new teammates how he plans to lead them as the offense evolves towards the system he ran during his time with the Indianapolis Colts.

On Tuesday, the Denver Post reported that Manning was clearly in charge of the workouts.

"I can't tell you how important these OTAs are," Manning said. "They're important to everybody. But when you're a new player, on a new team, coming off an injury, they take on added importance. I thought today was an excellent start."

The Broncos resume their OTAs on Wednesday.

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