Will Manning go “Mustard and Brown”?

Denver Broncos, Films Encore, Tales from the Vault, TCIPF Staff

Peyton Manning has received the blessing of the Broncos first ever quarterback Frank Tripucka to wear Tripucka’s retired number 18 Denver jersey.  Barring a “Throwback” event in Denver next season, however, one pleasure Manning may not have is to sport the same style jersey Tripucka that did.  Here’s a look back to the Broncos infamous “mustard and browns”, in an excerpt that features Tripucka himself, taken from 2009’s Full Color Football: The History of the American Football League. 

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