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Peyton Manning Of Denver Broncos Played With A Torn Right Quad For The Last Month Of The Season - ESPN

Indianapolis Colts linebacker Jonathan Newsome, left, reaches in to force Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning fumble du
Indianapolis Colts linebacker Jonathan Newsome, left, reaches in to force Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning fumble during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game, Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning played Sunday's divisional-round playoff game and the past month of the season with a torn right quadriceps, two sources told ESPN.

Manning initially injured his thigh when he rolled out right to throw a 12-yard completion to Emmanuel Sanders late in the first half of Denver's Dec. 14 victory over the San Diego Chargers.

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