Ray Lewis, the Ravens’ emotional sparkplug, has been a constant presence on the sideline in the three games he has missed because of turf toe on his right foot, praising teammates for their production and taking them aside for additional coaching.
Quarterback Peyton Manning, the face of the Indianapolis Colts, is apparently doing something very similar with the offense. Defensive end Dwight Freeney told the Baltimore media during a conference call Wednesday that Manning -- who has been shelved all season after undergoing neck surgery in the preseason -- has been working with quarterbacks Curtis Painter and Dan Orlovsky.
“He is still involved with the offense and speaking to those guys and trying to get the young quarterbacks on the right page and doing that,” Freeney said. “That’s what I see him doing. There is not much he can do other than that.”Copyright © 2015, Los Angeles Times