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Denver Broncos


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 surprise by cutting DE Green

Posted Sept. 04, 2010 @ 1:13 p.m. ET
The Broncos have released DE Jarvis Green, who was signed as a free agent to help remake the team's front line in the 3-4 defense.

Report: Broncos RB White out for year with torn Achilles tendon

Posted Sept. 03, 2010 @ 12:38 p.m. ET
ESPN's Adam Schefter is reporting that Broncos RB LenDale White will miss the 2010 season after tearing his Achilles tendon in Thursday night's preseason finale.

Broncos CB Smith playing his way off roster

Posted Sept. 02, 2010 @ 3:01 p.m. ET
If CB Alphonso Smith was being evaluated on merit alone, he would not make the Broncos' roster, a team observer told PFW.

Moreno’s return to practice a positive sign for Week One status

Posted Sept. 01, 2010 @ noon ET
You have to practice before you can play, so Knowshon Moreno's return to workouts is a step in the right direction for owners banking on him Week One.

Broncos RB Moreno returns to practice

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 3:27 p.m. ET
After hurting his hamstring on the first day of training camp, Broncos RB Knowshon Moreno returned to pracitce Tuesday.

Broncos cut RB Fargas

Posted Aug. 30, 2010 @ 7:10 p.m. ET
The Broncos announced Monday that they have released RB Justin Fargas and designated CB Tony Carter as waived/injured.

Reports: Broncos WR Thomas doubtful for season opener

Posted Aug. 26, 2010 @ 12:47 p.m. ET
The Broncos received some good news Wednesday when tests reportedly showed that rookie WR Demaryius Thomas did not suffer a stress fracture in his left foot.

Broncos OLT Clady returns to practice

Posted Aug. 25, 2010 @ 2:34 p.m. ET
Broncos All-Pro OLT Ryan Clady returned to practice on Wednesday for the first time since suffering a knee injury in a pickup basketball game in April.

Broncos release ILB Ayodele

Posted Aug. 24, 2010 @ 1:23 p.m. ET
The Broncos released ILB Akin Ayodele on Tuesday.

Tebow challenging Quinn for backup duty

Posted Aug. 20, 2010 @ 11:40 a.m. ET
The only competition at quarterback in Denver is between Brady Quinn and Tim Tebow, who are battling to be Kyle Orton's primary backup.

Broncos sign Orton to extension

Posted Aug. 19, 2010 @ 10:18 p.m. ET
The Broncos have signed QB Kyle Orton to a contract extension, the team announced late Thursday.

Tebow misses second practice in a row

Posted Aug. 19, 2010 @ 12:07 p.m. ET
Broncos QB Tim Tebow sat out Thursday's practice and his debut in front of the home fans Saturday night is in jeopardy.

Broncos sign RB Fargas

Posted Aug. 11, 2010 @ 2:09 p.m. ET
The Broncos addressed their need for healthy bodies at running back, signing Justin Fargas to a one-year deal.

Broncos lose OLB Moss for two weeks

Posted Aug. 07, 2010 @ 3:05 a.m. ET
Broncos OLB Jarvis Moss, who was slated to replace the injured Elvis Dumervil, broke a bone in his right hand during Denver's Friday-morning workout. The broken bone will require surgery, and Moss is expected to miss two weeks of ...

Floyd Little takes long road to Hall

Posted Aug. 06, 2010 @ 8:57 a.m. ET
Before a pair of Lombardi Trophies were resting in Denver and John Elway's orange No. 7 became one of the most iconic jerseys in football history, Floyd Little was the face of the Broncos.

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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