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[January 27, 2016]  Jan 26 (The Sports Xchange) - Peyton Manning was captured by NFL Films cameras telling New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick that this could be his "last rodeo."

In the moments after the Broncos' 20-18 win in the AFC Championship game, Manning and Belichick embraced on the field. Though Belichick's comments weren't picked up by NFL Films' microphones, Manning's words indicate the 39-year-old might have just one game left.

"Hey, listen, this might my last rodeo. So, it sure has been a pleasure," Manning said.

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The Philadelphia Eagles reached agreement with tight end Brent Celek on a three-year, $13 million contract that includes $6 million guaranteed, according to a report.

The new deal extends through the 2018 season, ESPN reported. Celek's current contract was set to expire after the 2016 season.

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Two Cincinnati Bengals players were added to the Pro Bowl roster, bringing the team's total to eight, as special teams standout Cedric Peerman and cornerback Adam Jones were selected for the first time in their careers.

The Bengals' player total is one short of the franchise record of nine set during the 1988 season.

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Kicker Josh Brown and cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie were added to the Pro Bowl player pool, replacing New England Patriots kicker Stephen Gostkowski and cornerback Malcolm Butler.

Gostkowski and Butler opted out after New England's loss to the Denver Broncos in the AFC Championship game.

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Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson remains undecided on his future, his agent said.

After the 2015 season, Johnson told several teammates that he was considering retirement because of football's physical demands on his body. He has battled through ankle, finger and knee injuries the past few seasons.

Agent Bus Cook said there's no timeline for Johnson to make a decision.

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Ticket prices ahead of Super Bowl 50 between the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers are at an all-time high.

The average resale price for a ticket on StubHub was $5,451, the San Francisco Chronicle reported. Two lower club seats to the Feb. 7 game in Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., were purchased on Monday for approximately $28,000 per ticket.

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New York Jets defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson pleaded guilty in court to a lesser charge and averted jail time after he was involved in a high-speed police chase in suburban St. Louis last summer.

Richardson was sentenced by two years of probation and community service by a St. Charles County (Mo.) judge on five misdemeanor charges. He was arrested in July after leading police on a chase in his 2014 Bentley Silver Spur that reached speeds on a freeway of up to 143 mph.

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Atlanta Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff employs his former boss with the New England Patriots in Scott Pioli, who carries the title of assistant general manager, and now Phil Emery, the former general manager of the Chicago Bears, is back with the Falcons.

Emery and former Titans general manager Ruston Webster were named national scouts with a focus on college scouting. (Editing by Frank Pingue)

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