Peyton Manning’s Awesome, Well-Planned Prank on One of His Wide Receivers

DENVER, CO – DECEMBER 30: Peyton Manning #18 throws a pass to Eric Decker #87 of the Denver Broncos during the game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on December 30, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. Credit: Getty Images

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning isn’t just one of the best quarterbacks to ever play in the NFL, he’s also a pretty good prankster as well.

Manning’s teammate and wide receiver Eric Decker learned that the hard way when he fell victim to a perfectly executed prank that involved more than $3,000 in bogus fees for workouts.

Decker and several other Broncos are reportedly working out with Manning at Duke University’s training facilities this week, according to the Yahoo! Sports blog “Shutdown Corner.” So, Manning decided to make sure he received a very official-looking invoice from Duke asking for more than $3,200 for the workout sessions, which Decker thought were free (and they really were).

The invoice included $2,500 for on-field instruction from Duke’s football staff, $100 for laundry service, $200 for “taping” and treatment from Duke’s training staff and a $300 facility fee.

(Twitter, @EricDecker87)

Decker on Thursday acknowledged the practical joke and even gave his quarterback props for its flawless execution.

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