Manning warns teammates not to let chance slip by

Manning warns teammates not to let chance slip by

The breath of Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning exhales as he talks to the media after NFL football practice at the team's training facility in Englewood, Colo., on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014. The Broncos are scheduled to play the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLVIII on Feb. 2. Photo: Associated Press/AP Photo/Ed Andrieski


ARNIE STAPLETON, AP Pro Football Writer



ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Peyton Manning is the only player in this Super Bowl who has won the big game.

He’s also lost one.

So, he knows both the elation of putting his fingerprints on the Lombardi Trophy and the anguish of watching it slip through his grasp, and he admonished his Denver Broncos teammates not to cut corners as they prepare to face the Seattle Seahawks on Feb. 2.

Receiver Eric Decker says the biggest thing Manning has said is to eliminate distractions.

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