Thursday January 28th, 2016

By Brian Rauf, Chat Sports

The Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers are preparing to battle in Super Bowl 50 after both teams recorded impressive wins on Championship Sunday. The rest of the league has turned its attention to the off-season, preparing for free agency and the NFL Draft.

Check out the latest NFL news and rumors below.

• New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning told the New York Daily News’ Ralph Vacchiano that he expects brother Peyton Manning to retire after Super Bowl 50.

• Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson was the first pick in the 2016 Pro Bowl Draft by team captain Michael Irvin.

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• Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said he has “all the confidence you need” that head coach Jason Garrett can turn the Cowboys around next season, reports the Star-Telegram's Drew Davison. Dallas went 4–12 last season.

• Jones also said the Cowboys don’t plan to draft a quarterback with the No. 4 pick because he expects quarterback Tony Romo to play for another “three, four, five more years,” reports NFL.com’s Dan Parr.

• New Cleveland Browns head coach Hue Jackson hasn’t spoken to quarterback Johnny Manziel yet, reports ESPN's Pat McManamon.

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• Panthers quarterback Cam Newton said he doesn’t think some people like him because he’s “an African-American quarterback, reports The Charlotte Observer’s Jonathan Jones. 

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