Nebraska Companies Raised $25K By Pledging for Each Time Peyton Manning Yelled ‘Omaha’

Peyton Manning may be the quarterback for Denver’s NFL team, but he’s got plenty of fans in Nebraska. The Broncos’ QB famously uses a series of secretly-coded audibles, yelling out random words to signal to his teammates that he is changing the play. Most notably, the word “Omaha” seems to be a favorite. During last night’s AFC championship game, a group of Omaha-based companies had pledged a donation to Manning’s foundation, that benefits at-reach youth, for each time he could be heard shouting the name of the Nebraska city. By the end of the game, Manning’s Peyback Foundation took in nearly $25,000 in donations for his 44 uses of the audible …

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