Sources: QB Peyton Manning cleared

Updated: February 3, 2012, 1:41 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

Peyton Manning has been medically cleared by two doctors -- one of whom performed the most recent surgery on the Colts quarterback's neck -- to resume his NFL career, sources told ESPN's Chris Mortensen and Adam Schefter.

On Indianapolis' front, the good news was tempered by Colts owner Jim Irsay, who tweeted that "Peyton has not passed our physical nor has he been cleared to play for The Indianapolis Colts."

The sources said Dr. Robert Watkins, who performed the procedure on ...

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