Duke coach: Manning throwing at 'game pace'

TERESA M. WALKER AP Sports Writer Published:

Duke football coach David Cutcliffe says Peyton Manning is throwing at "game pace" and the Tennessee Titans could be next to see for themselves.

After spending eight hours meeting with Tennessee executives on Wednesday, Manning is expected to work out for the Titans -- possibly as early as Saturday.

Manning worked out at Duke for Denver on Friday and San Francisco Tuesday night.

He has been rehabbing in North Carolina after a string of neck surgeries.

After Duke's football scrimmage Saturday, Cutcliffe -- who was Manning's offensive coordinator at the University of Tennessee -- said he has been impressed by the speed of Manning's release.

Cutcliffe says Manning has been throwing the ball well and will get even better, adding, "He never ceases to amaze me."

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AP Sports Writer Joedy McCreary in Durham, N.C., contributed to this report.