Peyton Manning aware of Elvis Dumervil threat

Denver Broncos' Peyton Manning in action against Seattle Seahawks on August 17, 2013
© Getty Images
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning admits that he is fully aware of the threat that Baltimore Ravens pass rusher Elvis Dumervil poses ahead of their clash on Thursday.

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning has admitted that he and his teammates are wary of the threat of former player Elvis Dumervil.

Dumervil left John Fox's side in bizarre circumstances during free agency, as he failed to file his contract documents back to the club in time so they were forced to release him.

The 29-year-old then rebuffed another offer from the Broncos to join Super Bowl champions Baltimore Ravens.

"We certainly know what a great athlete Elvis is and what a playmaker he is," Manning told reporters. "So he's certainly a factor we have to deal with."

Denver face the Ravens in the NFL season opener on Thursday

Baltimore Ravens' Joe Flacco during a warm up on August 15, 2013
Read Next:
Flacco bemused by Denver banners
>
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole



American Football on LockerDome
LIVE SCORES VIDEPRINTER
expand