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Manning helps player 'suit up' for Super Bowl

Manning helps player 'suit up' for Super Bowl
Posted at 5:16 PM, Feb 04, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-04 17:16:46-05

INDIANAPOLIS -- He is quiet, unassuming and giving.

Peyton Manning's legacy here in Indianapolis extends well beyond his achievements on the football field.

There is the PeyBack Foundation and The Peyton Manning Children's Hospital at St. Vincent, just to name a few.

But there are also smaller acts of kindness that make Peyton much-beloved by Hoosiers and beyond, like how he thanked a 23-year-old on the Broncos practice squad.

Jordan Taylor was Peyton's warm-up partner as the quarterback recuperated from a foot injury.

Taylor's first road trip of the season was to Super Bowl 50.

Taylor told USA Today that realized he didn't have a suit that was suitable for the team's flight to San Jose, so he texted Peyton see if he had any old suits.

Taylor said Peyton texted back, "I'll get you set up."

And set him up he did. Peyton had Taylor measured for a custom suit. He also got a pair of shirts and ties in time for the team's Sunday flight.

Here's what he looked like:

Peyton told USA Today, "I feel bad because I was running him into the ground and he hadn't even started practice yet. I have a bad habit of saying, just one more time, and one more can turn into 10 more. I don't think I could have gotten through my rehab and gotten back if it had not been for him. I am very grateful for his help."


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