Broncos' Willis McGahee On Signing Peyton Manning: 'Music To My Ears'
Running back Willis McGahee thrived during Tim Tebow's reign as the quarterback of the Denver Broncos -- the revamped run-based offense led to plenty of carries for McGahee as the featured weapon in Tebow's backfield. But McGahee is perfectly happy to see Tebow move on and Peyton Manning take over as the new shot-caller in Denver.
"Music to my ears, baby," McGahee said in a radio interview, according to ProFootballTalk. "Music to my ears. I'm happy that he made a decision, he chose Denver. It’s a great place to play, and the fans are going to really embrace him when he comes in."
McGahee had one of the best seasons of his career last year, running for 1,199 yards as an integral part of the Denver team that went 8-8 and won the AFC West. But McGahee isn't at all opposed to a changing of the guard in Denver.
“He can really take us to another level," McGahee said. "It was a certain something that we were missing. We were missing that general to take charge in tough situations, and I think [Manning] brings that to the table."