Papa John swoops in to congratulate Peyton Manning on Super Bowl win

Peyton Manning

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Peyton Manning is a company man, my friends.

Immediately after winning Super Bowl 50, the Broncos QB took the field in celebration, and through a mass of bodies appeared none other than the Papa.

Papa John’s Pizza founder John Schnatter, that is. Schnatter leaned in and embraced Manning — a spokesman for the company who owns multiple Papa John’s franchises –“ and may have even given the veteran signal-caller a peck on the cheek.

Celebrating with his business partner. Must have been just how Manning imagined winning the Lombardi Trophy as a kid…