John Fox: Manning will be stronger and better next year

Broncos' John Fox looking forward to healthier Peyton Manning

“A lot was made of the neck and the surgeries. But in reality, it’s a nerve situation, and it takes a while for nerves to grow,” Fox said at the NFL scouting combine. “He’s getting better every day. I think he’ll be, health-wise, he’ll be even better this year.”

The rehab process isn’t over — and might never be for the 36-year-old quarterback — but Fox said he thinks this spring and summer should be markedly different for the four-time MVP.

“He’ll have a full offseason for his whole body to get ready, not just the arm, the neck and some of those rehab things,” Fox said. “He can actually work out now. I think he’ll just get stronger and better.”

Okay, Fox, we'll buy it: Manning will be stronger and better in 2013.

Does this mean you'll let him throw with 30 seconds remaining in the half or at the end of a game?

Will John Fox get stronger and better?

I’m glad we had this talk.  Now, vaya con Dios, Brah.

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