Peyton Manning's work ethic is second to none. (Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Eric Decker Says Manning Is On Target

Until we actually see Peyton Manning throw, we can only go by what coaches and teammates are saying about the quarterback who had a cervical fusion in September.

Broncos wide receiver Eric Decker has been working closely with Manning for the past couple of weeks and this is what he said on ESPN Radio:

“The guy’s still throwing the ball a long time, throwing it great, hitting you in the right spot,” Decker told Cowherd. “He’s such a perfectionist. If he hits you in the belly button, he gets mad at himself for not hitting you in the chest. It’s unbelievable to be around a guy who has those standards for himself.” – Eric Decker via ESPN 

Decker went on to talk about Manning’s work ethic.

“He’s so precise with everything he does and there’s a reason for everything he does do,” Decker told Cowherd. “In workouts, in the weight room — I mean the guy’s jogging from station to station. He’s working like he’s a 23-year-old free agent coming out of college. The way he talks about football, the way he runs drill work, routes, everything’s gotta be perfect and there’s no gray area. I think that, as a receiver, [is] the best thing about it. You got a leader that demands the best out of you because he gives the best he’s got.”

You can read the ESPN article here.

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