ENGLEWOOD, Colorado — Peyton Manning returned to practice Thursday after sitting out the day before with a sore foot.
The Denver Broncos downplayed the injury, with coach Gary Kubiak not seeing it as an issue. Kubiak said Manning's foot has been bothering him for a couple of weeks and was aggravated by playing on the turf at Indianapolis last weekend.
Manning routinely takes things a little lighter during Wednesday practices. He was limited last Wednesday with what was listed as a right shoulder ailment on the injury report.
The 39-year-old needs 3 yards Sunday against Kansas City to break Brett Favre's career passing record. Manning also is one victory away from surpassing Favre as the NFL's all-time winningest quarterback.