A decision on the star quarterback's return for the upcoming season had been expected from Thursday's meeting, but that decision might not be Manning's to make.
The 38-year-old, who has undergone two previous neck surgeries and suffered a quadriceps injury last season that limited him down the stretch, will have to pass a physical before March 9, when his 2015 salary of $19 million becomes fully guaranteed.
Manning suffered the injury to his quad against the
After passing for 22 touchdowns and three interceptions, Manning went 17-12 through the final nine games of the season.
The Broncos were eliminated in the divisional round of the playoffs by the
If he is forced out of the game, No. 18 will finish with the second-most passing yards (69,691) and second-most completions (5,927) ever over 17 seasons of play, behind only