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Peyton Manning's protege says he's a completely different QB in Year 3 of apprenticeship

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ENGLEWOOD, Colorado — There was a time when Brock Osweiler wanted to seek out Aaron Rodgers to pick his brain about how he waited so patiently for his shot while serving an extended apprenticeship under Brett Favre.

PHOTO: FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2013, file photo, Denver Broncos quarterback Brock Osweiler (17) talks with Peyton Manning (18) during an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles in Denver. There was a time when Brock Osweiler, who's entering his third year of an extended apprenticeship under Peyton Manning, wanted to seek out Aaron Rodgers to pick his brain about how he learned under Brett Favre. Instead, he decided to figure it out for himself.  (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey, File)
FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2013, file photo, Denver Broncos quarterback Brock Osweiler (17) talks with Peyton Manning (18) during an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles in Denver. There was a time when Brock Osweiler, who's entering his third year of an extended apprenticeship under Peyton Manning, wanted to seek out Aaron Rodgers to pick his brain about how he learned under Brett Favre. Instead, he decided to figure it out for himself. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey, File)

Peyton Manning's protege, however, decided to figure it out for himself.

After all, mimicking one great quarterback is plenty.

Although he has more mobility than the five-time MVP, Osweiler does his best imitation of Denver's star quarterback on the few occasions he gets onto the football field.

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