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Manning expected to sit out Broncos' preseason opener

Peyton Manning isn't expected to play in the Denver Broncos' preseason opener at Seattle on Friday night. Coach Gary Kubiak has been managing Manning's snaps at training camp, giving the 39-year-old quarterback every few days off to keep his legs and mind fresh. Manning faded down the stretch last season when he was hobbled by a strained right thigh. He looks fitter, trimmer and more mobile this summer as he adapts to a new offense that has him doing roll-outs and bootlegs and this week said, "I do feel good moving around out there, arm feels good." Another benefit of keeping Manning's snaps limited is getting a look at backup Brock Osweiler. Entering his...

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