City of Omaha thanks Peyton Manning

Peyton Manning

Peyton Manning can't quit shouting about Nebraska's largest city.

The Denver Broncos quarterback used the word "Omaha" loudly and often during Sunday's AFC playoff win over the San Diego Chargers. Its meaning, if there is one, is known only to the Broncos.

Manning provided unexpected publicity for the city of 427,000, which is perhaps best known as the home of billionaire Warren Buffett. Omaha was a trending topic on Twitter during the game. By one count, Manning called out "Omaha" 44 times.

The Omaha convention and visitors bureau even tweeted its thanks to Manning for repeatedly plugging the city.

Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce president and CEO David Brown says he wants to explore the possibility of hiring Manning to shoot a promotional ad for Omaha, though the quarterback's fee might be prohibitive.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

-- This embed didnt make it to copy for story id = 21517496. -- This embed didnt make it to copy for story id = 21517496. -- This embed didnt make it to copy for story id = 21517496.
Join the Discussion
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
You Might Also Like...