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Peyton Manning Makes His Thoughts On NFL Commissioner Job Very Clear

Peyton Manning

Peyton Manning hasn't taken an NFL snap in nearly 7 years. 

Still, the former Colts and Broncos quarterback continues to make his mark on the NFL through his growing television brand "Omaha Productions." 

Alongside his brother Eli, Peyton debuted the Manningcast last year where the two former quarterbacks provide their own insightful commentary and thoughts on Monday Night Football matchups of their choosing. 

With Peyton remaining so involved with the league post-retirement, rumors have begun to surface linking him to the NFL commissioner job currently held by Roger Goodell. 

Asked during a PFT PM show if he would consider taking over as commissioner once Goodell retires, Manning simply responded, "I'm not qualified, in my opinion." 

Manning continued, praising the current NFL commissioner and comparing him to one of the great leaders in sports' history. 

"He’s done a heck of a job. I’m not sure anybody wants to follow Roger Goodell as commissioner. It’s like following John Wooden at UCLA. The bar has been set high. Roger takes criticism, certainly. But I think he’s done a great job," Peyton Manning said. 

Manning ended the conversation by once again mentioning his lack of qualifications. 

“That’s just not something that’s on my radar. Specifically because I don’t think I’m qualified to do it," said Manning. 

For fans who enjoy the Manningcast and other "Omaha Productions" shows, Peyton's recent comments about the commissioner role should signal that the his broadcasting ventures won't be going away anytime soon.