BALTIMORE, MD - DECEMBER 16: Running back Knowshon Moreno #27 of the Denver Broncos jumps over free safety Ed Reed #20 of the Baltimore Ravens while rushing the ball during the first half at M&T Bank Stadium on December 16, 2012 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
His old team lost 24-9 at Baltimore in the AFC wild-card game Sunday. So the Ravens (11-6) will visit Denver next weekend to face the Broncos (13-3), the AFC's top seed.
Had the Colts won, there would have been a circus-like atmosphere all week in Denver in anticipation of the reunion between the Broncos quarterback and the team he played with for 14 seasons before their split-up last spring.
Instead, the Broncos get a chance to send Ray Lewis into retirement Saturday.
Manning will face the Colts sometime next season in Indianapolis - the exact date won't be known until the 2013 schedule comes out.
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