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Danieal Manning

Danieal Manning - #38 - S

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 11"/ 210 lbs.
Birthday 08/09/1982
Birthplace Corsicana, TX
College Abilene Christian
Years played 8
Drafted 2006, 2nd round, 10th pick by Bears

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

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Recap of Friday's NFL fines

Posted Dec. 28, 2012 @ 4:06 p.m. ET
Ravens FS Ed Reed and Panthers QB Cam Newton received hefty fines this week for actions taken in Week 16.

Week 10 Players of the Week

Posted Nov. 13, 2012 @ 6 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Adrian Peterson, Danieal Manning and Jacoby Jones as its Players of the Week.

Insider: Harbaugh should be 'frustrated' with Ravens' roster

Posted June 24, 2012 @ 5:50 p.m. ET
An NFL insider said there is only average offensive talent in Baltimore, and Jim Harbaugh should be frustrated with the state of the Ravens' roster.

Dolphins RB Thomas gets past injury woes

Posted Dec. 03, 2011 @ 9:51 p.m. ET
Miami rookie RB Daniel Thomas has recovered from his hamstring injury, but his production hasn't returned to early-season form, according to this week's AFC Whispers.

Texans' special teams loom large with rookie under center

Posted Dec. 01, 2011 @ 4:30 p.m. ET
With rookie QB T.J. Yates under center, Houston will lean more on other areas of the club, including a strong return game.

Texans DBs Nolan, McCain will see larger roles

Posted Oct. 28, 2011 @ 4:37 p.m. ET
Texans FS Danieal Manning is out indefinitely after fracturing his fibula. Houston will need big contributions from DBs Troy Nolan and Brice McCain in Manning's absence.

Texans FS Manning out at least four weeks

Posted Oct. 24, 2011 @ 4:38 p.m. ET
The Texans will be without FS Danieal Manning for at least four weeks after he had surgery on his left fibula Monday, head coach Gary Kubiak announced.

Texans' secondary much improved with Joseph, Manning

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 1:43 p.m. ET
The Texans' woeful pass defense got a much needed shot in the arm by signing former Bengals CB Johnathan Joseph and former Bears S Danieal Manning.

Texans sign Bears S Manning

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 12:34 a.m. ET
Former Bears S Danieal Manning has signed a four-year, $20 million deal with the Texans that includes $9 million guaranteed.

Bears' Wright could step into starting job

Posted June 30, 2011 @ 11:09 a.m. ET
If Danieal Manning departs in free agency, 2010 third-round pick Major Wright would be the Bears' choice to replace Manning in the starting lineup.

Bears positional analysis: Defensive backs

Posted March 04, 2011 @ 3:15 p.m. ET
This is the eighth in a series of position-by-position looks at the Bears' personnel entering the 2011 offseason. The series continues with an analysis of Chicago's DB situation.

Five questions with PFW publisher Hub Arkush

Posted Jan. 28, 2011 @ 1:34 p.m. ET
This week, Hub Arkush says giving Lovie Smith a contract extension this offseason would be "the dumbest thing the Bears could do right now," and that re-signing Danieal Manning would only make sense if he's coming back at the ...

Bears-Lions matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Dec. 02, 2010 @ 3:42 p.m. ET
With Matthew Stafford (shoulder) and Shaun Hill (finger) out nursing injuries, the Lions will be starting third-stringer Drew Stanton against the Bears' opportunistic defense.

Eagles-Bears matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ 9:40 p.m. ET
The Bears match up against Eagles QB Michael Vick about as well as any defense in the league.

Bears-Dolphins matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Nov. 16, 2010 @ 6:04 p.m. ET
Dolphins head coach Tony Sparano probably wasn't excited to hear Devin Hester is returning kickoffs again.

Bears' Manning signs tender

Posted May 19, 2010 @ 11:30 a.m. ET
The Bears announced that restricted free agent S Danieal Manning signed his one-year tender offer. Terms of the deal for Manning, who doubles as one of the team’s primary kick returners, were not disclosed.

Bears badly need a playmaking safety

Posted March 26, 2010 @ noon ET
After going through safeties like water last season, the Bears might take a safety-first approach in the draft next month.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted July 29, 2011
Houston agreed to terms with Manning late Thursday.||||||| The 6-foot Manning, a 28-year-old native of nearby Corsicana, started all 16 games for Chicago last season, and also returns kickoffs, another need for the Texans.
Posted May 19, 2010
Manning has signed his one-year tender offer from the Bears.||||||| Manning has started 40 of 61 games played during his four seasons with the Bears. he has six interceptions, six forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries. A valuable special teams contributor, Manning has 11 kickoff returns for 40 or more yards over the past two seasons, which leads the NFL. He averaged a league-high 29.7 yards per kickoff return (1,070 yards on 36 returns) in 2008.
Posted Sept. 18, 2009
Manning told reporters he has been told he will start Sunday's home opener against the Steelers after coming back from a hamstring injury. Last week, Kevin Payne started at free safety.||||||| Manning had a pulled hamstring through much of training camp and preseason but played nickel back against Green Bay. Although he's healthy enough to resume his old starting job, Manning expects to be tested by the Steelers. "I'm quite sure they're going to throw deep a lot, especially me coming back from a hammy injury they're going to try to go deep," Manning said.
Posted Oct. 13, 2008
Manning was inactive for Sunday's game because of an injured hamstring.||||||| Corey Graham started in his place.
Posted Sept. 11, 2006
Rookie Danieal Manning picked off Brett Favre for his first career interception in the Chicago Bears' 26-0 win over the Green Bay Packers on Sunday.||||||| The Bears defense is one of the best in the league, as it shutout Favre for the first time in his career. Last season, the Chicago defense allowed a league-low 12.2 points per game.

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