Peyton Manning Calls Indy Reporter, Says, "Thanks"

By Mary Collins

Peyton Manning Calls Indy Reporter, Says, "Thanks"

April 13, 2012 Updated Oct 28, 2013 at 7:48 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., (Indiana's NewsCenter)--- I was on my cell talking to a media colleague long distance when another call came in this afternoon. The number was blocked. With so many calls out on several stories, who could this be?

Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning reached out to The Indianapolis Star's Phillip B. Wilson.. "Hi Phil, it's Peyton Manning," he said.

In my time on the beat, which began before Manning arrived in 1998 on a fill-in basis, no player has ever called to say farewell.

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