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Peyton Manning

Peyton Manning - #18 - QB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 5"/ 230 lbs.
Birthday 03/24/1976
Birthplace New Orleans, LA
College Tennessee
Years played 16
Drafted 1998, 1st round, 1st pick by Colts

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Rating Yds TD
105.8 4659 37

Broncos CB Cox exceeding expectations

Posted Sept. 24, 2010 @ 3:19 p.m. ET
Broncos rookie CB Perrish Cox has had chances to play at both corner spots and has proven he is capable of contributing with the first team.

Moreno, Harris both ruled out for Sunday

Posted Sept. 24, 2010 @ 3:04 p.m. ET
Broncos RB Knowshon Moreno and OT Ryan Harris have both been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Colts.

McKinley's ex-teammate suspects foul play

Posted Sept. 23, 2010 @ 10:08 a.m. ET
Giants CB D.J. Johnson, a former teammate of Kenny McKinley, is not convinced the former Broncos wide receiver committed suicide.

NFLPA establishes trust fund for McKinley's son

Posted Sept. 22, 2010 @ 1:39 p.m. ET
The Broncos announced Wednesday that a trust fund benefiting the late Kenny McKinley's 1-year-old son, Keon, has been established through the NFL Players Association.

Broncos saw no signs that McKinley was suicidal

Posted Sept. 21, 2010 @ 4:15 p.m. ET
Broncos head coach Josh McDaniels held a tearful press conference Tuesday following the shocking suicide of WR Kenny McKinley.

Broncos WR McKinley dead from apparent suicide

Posted Sept. 21, 2010 @ 3:12 a.m. ET
Broncos WR Kenny McKinley, 23, was found dead in his home Monday afternoon, apparently the victim of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to police in Colorado.

CBs Bailey and Goodman injured for Broncos

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 11:15 a.m. ET
Broncos' starting CBs Champ Bailey and Andre Goodman were both banged up in the team's Week Two game vs. Seattle.

Orton's throws for over 300 yards as Broncos beat Seahawks

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 7:12 p.m. ET
Kyle Orton threw for 307 yards and two TD passes and top draft pick Demaryius Thomas caught eight passes for 97 yards and a touchdown in the Denver Broncos' 31-14 rout of the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday.

Maroney no one-year rental for Broncos

Posted Sept. 16, 2010 @ 9:24 a.m. ET
Some expect Broncos RB Laurence Maroney to surpass Correll Buckhalter and become Knowshon Moreno's primary backup in short order, but head coach Josh McDaniels considers Maroney to be his third back for now.

Broncos waive RB Brown with Maroney on board

Posted Sept. 15, 2010 @ 1:13 p.m. ET
The Broncos waived RB Andre Brown to make room for new RB Laurence Maroney.

Patriots trade RB Maroney to Broncos

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 7:16 p.m. ET
The Patriots traded RB Laurence Maroney to the Broncos on Tuesday. Maroney was inactive for the Patriots' season opener against the Bengals.

Garrard's three TD passes pace Jaguars in 24-17 win over Broncos

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 4:49 p.m. ET
David Garrard threw three touchdown passes, two to TE Marcedes Lewis, and Jacksonville beat Denver 24-17 on Sunday in a season opener the Jaguars called one of the most important in franchise history.

Report: Tebow will be No. 2 QB Sunday

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 10:22 a.m. ET
Team sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter Sunday that Broncos rookie QB Tim Tebow will be the No. 2 QB when the Broncos open their season against the Jaguars.

Broncos add RB Brown, OL Clark

Posted Sept. 05, 2010 @ 8:32 p.m. ET
The Broncos on Sunday announced several transactions, including the club being assigned ex-Giants RB Andre Brown and ex-Vikings OL Chris Clark off waivers.

Lions acquire CB Smith from Broncos

Posted Sept. 04, 2010 @ 4:27 p.m. ET
The Lions have acquired disappointing CB DeAngelo Smith from the Broncos in exchange for TE Dan Gronkowski and an undisclosed draft pick.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 12, 2013
Manning will be the Broncos quarterback through at least 2014. The four-time Most Valuable Player's contract called for a guaranteed salary of $20 million in 2013 and 2014 if he was on the Denver roster Tuesday, which marks the start of the new league year. The final two years of his contract - 2015 and 2016 - are worth $19 million each, but are not guaranteed.||||||| Coming off multiple neck operations, Manning threw for 4,659 yards and 37 touchdowns last season and was named NFL Comeback Player of the Year. He turns 37 on March 24.
Posted Feb. 21, 2013
John Fox has some bad news for the other 31 NFL teams: Peyton Manning could be even better in 2013. Fox says a year ago the Broncos were doing homework on Manning. They saw a dramatic improvement in Manning's workouts last offseason at Duke, and then with the quarterback's passing in the second half of the 2012 season. Manning led Denver to the AFC's best record, 13-3.||||||| The Denver coach says Thursday at the league's annual scouting combine that with another offseason to heal and to fine-tune his comfort with Denver's offense, the four-time MVP and reigning Comeback Player of the Year could have a more impressive second season in the Mile High City.
Posted Feb. 02, 2013
Manning's stunning return from four neck surgeries has netted him The Associated Press 2012 NFL Comeback Player of the Year award.||||||| The four-time league MVP guided the Broncos to the AFC's best record, 13-3, in his first season in Denver. Before sitting out 2011, Manning had never missed a start in his first 13 seasons with Indianapolis. Manning received 31 1-2 votes Saturday from a nationwide panel of 50 media members who regularly cover the league. He easily beat Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, who got 17 1-2 votes after his comeback from major knee surgery.
Posted Jan. 03, 2013
Manning tied yet another NFL record Thursday, this one held by Tom Brady, when he won his sixth career Offensive Player of the Month award. Manning joined Kurt Warner (2001) as the only players with 10 TDs, 1,300 yards, a 70 percent completion percentage and five wins in December as the Broncos (13-3) captured the top seed in the AFC playoffs.||||||| He did it while wearing a glove on his throwing hand for the first time in his career, testing it in home games against the Browns and Chiefs in preparation for cold weather in January. Manning said he's been "OK the past two weeks," but he's been more than that - his completion percentage was 5.8 points higher and his QB rating was 19.2 points better with the glove.
Posted Dec. 31, 2012
Manning, in search of his fifth MVP award and, yes, a second Super Bowl title, finished 23 for 29 for 304 yards, three scores and with a 144.8 passer rating on Sunday against the Chiefs.||||||| "I threw it OK today, I guess," said Manning, who finished the season with 4,659 yards, 37 touchdowns and a 105.8 passer rating, all second best in his 15-year career.

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