Peyton Manning returns to Indianapolis

To everyone else, this week is Peyton Manning's return to Indianapolis.




To Manning, he never really left.




He plays for a different team now in Denver, but Indianapolis is still a huge part of his life. It always will be.

Frank Schwab


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Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) waves to the fans before an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) waves to the fans before an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, in Indianapolis
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) waves to the fans before an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
An Indianapolis Colts fan holds a sign showing support for Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning before an NFL football game between the Indianapolis Colts and the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
An Indianapolis Colts fan holds a sign showing support for Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning before an NFL football game between the Indianapolis Colts and the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, in Indianapolis
An Indianapolis Colts fan holds a sign showing support for Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning before an NFL football game between the Indianapolis Colts and the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) runs out on the field before an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) runs out on the field before an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, in Indianapolis
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) runs out on the field before an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - OCTOBER 20: Melissa Daniels of Goshen, Indiana has her face painted to show her support for Peyton Manning before the Denver Broncos game against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium on October 20, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
Denver Broncos v Indianapolis Colts
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - OCTOBER 20: Melissa Daniels of Goshen, Indiana has her face painted to show her support for Peyton Manning before the Denver Broncos game against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium on October 20, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - OCTOBER 20: Melissa Daniels of Goshen, Indiana has her face painted to show her support for Peyton Manning before the Denver Broncos game against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium on October 20, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
Denver Broncos v Indianapolis Colts
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - OCTOBER 20: Melissa Daniels of Goshen, Indiana has her face painted to show her support for Peyton Manning before the Denver Broncos game against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium on October 20, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
Denver Broncos and Indianapolis Colts fans wait outside Lucas Oil Stadium prior to a game between the Indianapolis Colts and the Denver Broncos on October 20, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
Denver Broncos and Indianapolis Colts fans wait outside Lucas Oil Stadium prior to a game between the Indianapolis Colts and the Denver Broncos on October 20, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
Denver Broncos and Indianapolis Colts fans wait outside Lucas Oil Stadium prior to a game between the Indianapolis Colts and the Denver Broncos on October 20, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
Two fans both wear Peyton Manning Jerseys before the Denver Broncos game against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium on October 20, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
Two fans both wear Peyton Manning Jerseys before the Denver Broncos game against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium on October 20, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
Two fans both wear Peyton Manning Jerseys before the Denver Broncos game against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium on October 20, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - OCTOBER 20: Peyton Manning fans wait outside Lucas Oil Stadium prior to a game between the Indianapolis Colts and the Denver Broncos on October 20, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
Denver Broncos v Indianapolis Colts
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - OCTOBER 20: Peyton Manning fans wait outside Lucas Oil Stadium prior to a game between the Indianapolis Colts and the Denver Broncos on October 20, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

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