DENVER (AP) – The NFL says it is conducting a comprehensive review of allegations that Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning had human growth hormone delivered to his house.
There’s no timetable to complete the investigation, but it’s not expected before the Denver plays Carolina in the Super Bowl on Feb. 7.READ MORE: Illegal Street Racing In Aurora: Cars Can Be Impounded For Up To A Year
League spokesman Brian McCarthy says the inquiry, which began weeks ago, involves reviews of records, interviews and coordination with other agencies.
Al Jazeera reported last month that an intern at an Indianapolis anti-aging clinic was secretly recorded suggesting that Manning’s wife received deliveries of HGH, which is banned by the league. Manning, then with the Colts, was rehabbing from shoulder surgeries.READ MORE: Missing Hiker: Gilpin County Sheriff's Deputies Searching For Harold Taylor
The intern, Charles Sly, has since recanted his story.
Manning angrily denied using performance-enhancing substances and called the report “complete garbage.”MORE NEWS: Horses Make A Break For It: Colorado State Trooper Describes Wild West-Type Scene
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