Quarterback Peyton Manning was hosting his annual “invite-only” practice sessions on the campus of Duke University. On Tuesday, this picture was posted by the team’s newest pass-catcher, Emmanuel Sanders.
— Emmanuel Sanders (@E_Sanders88) April 8, 2014
Immediately, questions started to swirl after fans “took roll” and noticed, Sanders, Andre Caldwell, Wes Welker and Julius Thomas accompanying their quarterback Manning. “Where is DT?” “He’s spending time in New York with his buddy (Eric) Decker!” “Is this a big deal he’s not there?!?” These are just a few of the concerns raised by one simple photograph. Writers and analysts even got caught up in it.
— Jeff Legwold (@Jeff_Legwold) April 8, 2014
Looks like Demaryius Thomas wasn’t able to make the trip to Duke this year. pic.twitter.com/GlYq6Dln1B
— Jon Heath (@JonHeathNFL) April 8, 2014
As Broncos Country digested these claims over a 24-hour period, everyone was assured on Wednesday that all was right on Tobacco Road as a certain #88 was suddenly in attendance.