Originally Posted by Broncoman13
I'm actually not concerned about Manning's neck fusion. Many stories out there confirm that the structure is a non-issue. It's the nerves and the strength in the arm as a result of those nerves being disrupted. If he can demonstrate that he has recovered or is close to 80% or better, then there is reason to believe that he will continue to get stronger. But again, the fusion isn't a concern... even if he were blindsided. The fusion is actually stronger than the rest of the bones in his neck.
Hey, do you suppose they're trying little tricks to test out the arm strength, like "Hey, Peyton, help me move this desk over here to make room for the projector." "Peyton, toss me that bottle of champagne".