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Peyton takes pay cut, returns to Broncos

(AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) Hold that gold watch. Peyton Manning is taking one more shot at the silver trophy.

Weeks of speculation about the five-time MVP's future ended Wednesday with word that he's returning for an 18th season in the NFL and fourth in Denver.

A person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press that Manning will take a $4 million pay cut, from $19 million to $15 million, but that he can make it all back through performance incentives. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because there was no official announcement of the deal.

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Receiving Yards
Rank Name Receiving Yards
1 A. Brown1698
2 D. Thomas1619
3 J. Jones1593
4 J. Nelson1519
5 E. Sanders1404
6 T. Hilton1345
7 G. Tate1331
8 D. Bryant1320
9 J. Maclin1318
10 O. Beckham Jr.1305
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Receiving TDs
Rank Name TDs
1 D. Bryant16
2t A. Brown13
2t J. Nelson13
4t O. Beckham Jr.12
4t R. Cobb12
4t M. Evans12
4t A. Gates12
4t R. Gronkowski12
4t J. Thomas12
10t T. Smith11
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