When Denver Broncos quarterback (and Papa John’s pizza franchise owner) Peyton Manning tells Sports Illustrated that the “pizza business is pretty good out here, believe it or not, due to some recent law changes,” he’s not talking about Colorado changing the speed limit so his delivery guys can’t get there faster. That’s not the law he means. Peyton Manning is talking about weed.
Manning bought 21 Papa John’s pizza franchises in Colorado just before the vote that ultimately legalized marijuana there. Sure, everybody knows Peyton Manning can read NFL defenses. But who knew he could read the legal writing on the wall? So Peyton Manning is not only last year’s NFL MVP: he’s the King of the Colorado Munchies, too.