Schefter: Peyton Manning has a torn quadriceps

Well, this explains a lot. Also, it gives us hope that Manning could be back in 2015, if it's an injury from which he can fully recover.

Could he return in 2015, but with Adam Gase as his head coach, as Mike Garafolo suggests?

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