WATCH: NFL Legend Peyton Manning in Awe After Throwing a Football in Virtual Reality

Published 12/28/2021, 1:59 PM EST
INDIANAPOLIS – JANUARY 16: Quarterback Peyton Manning #18 of the Indianapolis Colts thows the ball against the Baltimore Ravens during the AFC Divisional Playoff Game at Lucas Oli Stadium on January 16, 2010 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)


Peyton Manning has still a lot of football left in him as he was seen acing his way through the M6 Sports virtual reality QB simulator. The Hall of Fame quarterback most certainly tickled the hearts of his fans, who watched him lift two Lombardi Trophies throughout his career.

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However, his form seems to be as shiny as ever before. His unparalleled vision and precision simply made him excel in his test. The M6 Sports’ VR QB simulator claimed by the company website is “America’s fastest-growing QB training.” The simulator also helps athletes hone their vision and sharpen their abilities for college recruitments.

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This futuristic approach puts the athletes in “next level situations” and “training like they play.” And with Peyton Manning himself trying it out. It certainly seems to be worth giving a shot.

Peyton Manning aces the VR QB simulation

The Twitter account of the NFL on ESPN recently shared a video of the NFL legend throwing dimes in virtual reality in a 30-second clip. That clip revealed two things. Firstly, that Peyton Manning should return from his retirement next season. And secondly, that the simulator seems to be very effective in its approach.

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The simulator seems to be very helpful for the athletes. The site claims“We provide the place, the measurables, the game…you just play. You can bring Dad, Coaches, other QB’s… whatever you want…you can record it and send it to your coach…this is where you get better.”

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“And, to get recruited these days….measurables, film, and selling yourself matter… we’ll help!” it further reads. “You can control your recruitment, you can put yourself in next level situations and market every aspect of your decision making, measurables, and success… Take Control Of It Today!”

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Though Peyton did not go full ‘Omaha’ on the VR, that’s a story for some other day. For the time being, the football legend will be returning to Monday Night Football to telecast ‘Manningcast’ during the Browns vs Steelers matchup on January 3rd.

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Sauvik Banerjee

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Sauvik Banerjee is currently an NFL writer at EssentiallySports. After completing his Bachelor’s degree in English and Economics from Lucknow University, Sauvik combined his love for NFL and passion for writing to work for team ES. Sauvik has functioned as a content marketing intern at Kyari Innovations and had a brief stint with Knocksense Lucknow.

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