The Definitive Analysis Of Peyton Manning's Future

Human quarterback Peyton Manning is about to gain a new identity. As the 35-year-old NFL star considers whether he'd like to become a Cardinal, Bronco, Dolphin, or Titan, we decided to consider his chances of success case by case. This is new territory for the guy, and we want to make his transition as easy as possible.

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Becoming a Dolphin would be a stellar way for Manning to deal with his neck issues, since dolphins don't really have necks. Due to the flipper situation, arm strength and deep throws could be a problem, but he'd instantly be a far more mobile quarterback when under water.

Manning's best chances of returning to pre-injury form would probably come as a Bronco, combining his unmatched football IQ with four legs and a healthy, powerful tail. And considering that the bulk of his career came as a Colt, growing into a full adult horse seems like a natural next step.

It's too early to rule out Manning as a Titan, though. Being made of smoke and fire would do wonders for his durability, and Peyton's size—6'5" as a human, incredibly insanely huge as a Titan—could once again become a strength.