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Peyton Manning talks 2014 Vols

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 It has been said that you can never come home again, but for Denver Broncos Quarterback Peyton Manning, that just isn't true.

Recently, Manning came home to work out with the Tennessee Volunteers as they prepare for the upcoming season.

The all-pro signal caller says that cupboard is no longer bare in Knoxville when it comes to on-field talent, especially at wide receiver.

According to Manning, "I enjoyed throwing with the quarterbacks and receivers I was really impressed with Croom, North. Malone, Pearson, Wolfe...the good looking tight-end...I'm just naming some name...but a lot of guys looked good . I enjoyed throwing to them, and it felt like a number of years when I used to go back and throwing to guys like Jason Witten...but there is a lot of talent on the field...and that is good to see and a lot of fans want to know if that will mean more wins...and I think it will."

Just as a reminder, it is exactly 59 days until the Tennessee Volunteers kick-off the 2014 season against Utah State in Knoxville.
    


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