Not because he smokes. Don’t get it twisted.
The Broncos’ quarterback owns 21 Papa John’s Pizza franchises in the area. In an extensive interview with Peter King of MMQB, Manning alluded to the fact that the legalized marijuana in the state has helped his business. (Hint: The munchies.)
“I’ve gotten to know some of the folks here in Colorado. There’s some different laws out here in Colorado. Pizza business is pretty good out here, believe it or not, due to some recent law changes. So when you come to a different place, you’ve kind of got to learn everything that comes with it.”