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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 sign ex-Patriots DE Green, ex-Chargers NT Williams

Posted March 09, 2010 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
Broncos head coach Josh McDaniels added two veterans to his defensive line Tuesday by signing DE Jarvis Green and NT Jamal Williams to contracts.

Broncos agree to terms with Bannan

Posted March 06, 2010 @ 9:39 a.m. ET
The Broncos have agreed to terms with NT Justin Bannan on a five-year contract, reports indicate.

Broncos re-sign Hochstein, Lloyd

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 12:06 p.m. ET
The Broncos re-signed two of their veteran unrestricted free agents Friday, according to reports.

Broncos assessing options for replacing Wiegmann

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
The Broncos will be looking for a center in the draft or free agency after releasing Casey Wiegmann, who started at the position for Denver from 2008-09.

AFC West team needs

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 10:35 a.m. ET
The trade of Brandon Marshall has left the Broncos with a huge hole to fill at wide receiver. PFW continues its series examining the needs of each team with a look at the AFC West.

Broncos place highest tender on Dumervil

Posted March 03, 2010 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
The Broncos tendered OLB Elvis Dumervil at the highest level Wednesday, which means a team would have to give up a first- and third-round pick to sign him.

Report: Broncos tender Marshall, Orton

Posted March 03, 2010 @ 3:05 p.m. ET
The Broncos tendered WR Brandon Marshall and QB Kyle Orton at the first-round level Wednesday, according to an ESPN report.

McDaniels not ruling out returns for Marshall, Scheffler in 2010

Posted Feb. 27, 2010 @ 4:38 p.m. ET
While it appeared that their time with the Broncos would soon come to an end, Josh McDaniels wouldn't rule out Brandon Marshall and Tony Scheffler being back in Denver next season.

Broncos expected to dangle RFA Marshall

Posted Feb. 27, 2010 @ 1:22 p.m. ET
It still looks as if WR Brandon Marshall and the Broncos will part ways this offseason, but there's a chance he could be back in Denver in 2010, despite a falling out with head coach Josh McDaniels.

Charges will not be pressed against Moreno

Posted Feb. 25, 2010 @ 9:35 a.m. ET
Broncos RB Knowshon Moreno was accused of knocking a freshman at the University of Georgia unconscious in a bar fight in Athens, Ga., Feb. 20, according to reports, but the alleged victim will not press charges against him.

Broncos cut Wiegmann, Jordan

Posted Feb. 23, 2010 @ 5:53 p.m. ET
The Broncos released C Casey Wiegmann and RB LaMont Jordan Tuesday, reports indicate.

Broncos won't commit to Orton beyond 2010

Posted Feb. 19, 2010 @ 10:38 a.m. ET
The Broncos struck down reports that they are one of a few teams interested in trading for Eagles QB Donovan McNabb, but that doesn't mean they are committed to Kyle Orton as their long-term answer at quarterback, we hear.

Marshall willing to return to Denver, but Broncos expected to explore trade options

Posted Feb. 06, 2010 @ 12:32 p.m. ET
The Broncos are expected by some to deal Brandon Marshall away this offseason, but Marshall recently expressed remorse over what he called "unprofessional" behavior last year and said he is willing to return to Denver to play in 2010.

Reliving past Super Bowls in South Florida

Posted Jan. 31, 2010 @ 12:53 p.m. ET
With Super Bowl XLIV only a week away, Tom Danyluk looks back at the nine previous Super Bowls held in South Florida, focusing on a highlight or two, or an interesting anecdote, from each game.

Broncos promote Martindale to defensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 29, 2010 @ 2:50 a.m. ET
Ten days after Mike Nolan unexpectedly resigned his position as defensive coordinator, the Broncos promoted Don "Wink" Martindale to succeed Nolan, the team announced Thursday.

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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