Peyton Manning plays with his kids, gets ‘sacked’ by toddler son Marshall (video)
Typically during training camp, any contact with the quarterback, particularly one with the pedigree — and advanced age — of a Peyton Manning is frowned upon and viewed as an unforgivable transgression … unless it provides for an opportunity for an adorable scene to play out, apparently.
Also, when it involves said quarterback’s toddler son bringing the “pain,” so much the better.
During a lighthearted moment during Denver Broncos training camp on Sunday, the veteran signal-caller was seen playing around with his three-year-old son Marshall and daughter Mosley.
As the three shared a special moment on the field, Marshall — probably named after Manning’s former teammate, Marshall Fauk, right? — took a run at his old man, bringing Papa Peyton to the turf, with young Mosley cleaning up the sack, presumably in an attempt to pad her stats with an undeserved half-sack.
Alright Peyton Manning, you’ve won the cute photo contest this time. http://t.co/fwByb5t3lG pic.twitter.com/LIAuDKH7h9
— SB Nation (@SBNation) July 28, 2014
pic of the day from #broncos training camp day 4 #manning being a dad @BroncosTV @PostBroncos @TroyRenck pic.twitter.com/8i5kS6g7Qk
— John Leyba (@Presto89) July 27, 2014
Thankfully, someone at camp captured some video of the precious moment:
Too cute. And a far more fitting way to play with children than Manning jokingly demonstrated in that United Way commercial on “Saturday Night Live.”
(top image via @MaseDenver)