QB-PEYTON MANNING (on being back in Terre Haute for camp) Training Camp
"It feels good, I'm excited for camp. It's been a good offseason, and everybody's good to go. I'm excited to be back to work and I am looking forward to getting started."
QB-PEYTON MANNING (on his training camp routine) Training Camp
"You know what to pack, it's pretty easy clothes wise. I still get excited, and I know how exciting this is for the rookies."
QB-PEYTON MANNING (on Marlin Jackson signing) Training Camp
"I know Marlin Jackson just signed today, and I know how excited he is going to be to be up here."
QB-PEYTON MANNING (on his high school football camp in Louisiana) Training Camp
"It gets me excited for football. We just had our big high school football camp down in Louisiana, and being around high school kids that love football always leaves me with a good feeling about what football is really all about."
QB-PEYTON MANNING (on if there is there a window for reporting to camp) Training Camp
"Certainly, we have felt that way for a number of years. We have a tremendous opportunity with the players we have coming back, and we want to take advantage of that opportunity."
QB-PEYTON MANNING (on the new season) Training Camp
"Nobody on this team is talking about 2006 or 2007, it is 2005 and it starts today with our first meeting and with the game against Atlanta. We are looking forward to doing something special this year."
QB-PEYTON MANNING (on traveling to Tokyo) Training Camp
"I think it will be a good experience over there. I have never been over there. I think we will have a little time to see Tokyo and get to know some of the fans. I get a lot of fan mail from over there, believe or not."
QB-PEYTON MANNING (on hearing that Edgerrin would be in camp on time) Training Camp
"I certainly was excited, but that is what (Head) Coach (Tony) Dungy expressed to me would be the case all along. I know that Edgerrin wants to have a good year for the team and for him. He has goals that he wants to accomplish. He was the best running back in the NFL last year, and knowing what kind of athlete he is, we expect the same from him this year. He is going to be a big part of our team this year, and we are glad to have him."
QB-PEYTON MANNING (on topping last year's performance) Training Camp
"The idea for me is to win football games and do whatever I can to help our team win football games. We won 12 last year, and we would love to win more than that this year. Whatever I can do, whether it's making throws or decisions or being a captain, I just want to help us win games."
QB-PEYTON MANNING (on his off-season training) Training Camp
"I always try to hone my overall game, from a decision-making standpoint, an accuracy standpoint and studying all the tape from last year. Experience is your best feature. I feel good, my arm feels live, and I'm looking forward to getting back on the field."
QB-PEYTON MANNING (on life at training camp) Training Camp
"I like going to camp, staying in a dorm, and having a roommate, because that is part of NFL football. There is a lot of bonding that goes on between meetings and practice."
QB-PEYTON MANNING (on what needs to be accomplished before Tokyo) Training Camp "The coaches have their work cut out for them on deciding who is going to make this team. In years past there hasn't been as much competition at certain positions—tight end, defensive back, starting positions and reserve positions. The new players need to get that chemistry with the team."
QB-PEYTON MANNING (on not having TE-Marcus Pollard) *Training Camp
"I was thinking about that driving up here. Marcus is always right next door. I already miss him a lot for his friendship. There is no question that there are some big shoes to fill. I have always appreciated his effort and his unselfishness. It is hard to replace good teammates, good leaders and really good friends like Marcus Pollard."