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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

Manning 'doubtful' for opener, won't practice

Posted Sept. 05, 2011 @ 1:36 p.m. ET
The Colts have decided to hold out QB Peyton Manning out of practice, leaving him "doubtful" to play in the team's season opener vs. Houston.

Polian: 'Don't know anything' about Manning needing another procedure

Posted Sept. 04, 2011 @ 10:37 p.m. ET
A talk-radio station reports that Peyton Manning will need a second procedure on his neck, but Colts GM Bill Polian says he knows nothing about it.

Burying Manning, Colts a mistake

Posted Aug. 31, 2011 @ 3:43 p.m. ET
The Texans are PFW's consensus pick to win the AFC South, but contributing writer Arthur Arkush isn't ready to bury the Colts and Peyton Manning.

Around Fantasyland: Injury updates

Posted Aug. 30, 2011 @ 11:37 a.m. ET
William Del Pilar helps you prepare for your fantasy draft by updating the injury status of some key players.

Manning taken off PUP list

Posted Aug. 29, 2011 @ 1:08 p.m. ET
The Colts have taken QB Peyton Manning off the PUP list, which will allow him to practice with the team and potentially play in Week One.

Colts get QB Collins to unretire

Posted Aug. 24, 2011 @ 10:49 a.m. ET
Colts owner Jim Irsay announced Wednesday that the team has agreed to terms with Kerry Collins, who had announced his retirement in July.

Colts' Manning hopes he's ready for Week One

Posted Aug. 20, 2011 @ 9:50 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning is hopeful that he'll be ready to play in the season opener, but he won't be seeing any preseason action.

Irsay: Colts evaluating QB situation

Posted Aug. 20, 2011 @ 5:18 p.m. ET
Colts owner Jim Irsay took to Twitter to discuss the team's quarterback situation on Saturday after the Colts fell to 0-2 in the preseason.

Is drafting Colts WR Collie worth the injury risk?

Posted Aug. 09, 2011 @ 11:06 a.m. ET
The tremendous upside of Colts WR Austin Collie warrants rolling the dice on him staying healthy next season.

Manning's neck should not deter potential fantasy owners

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 2:33 p.m. ET
Although Peyton Manning underwent neck surgery for the second consecutive offseason, PFW's Arthur Arkush predicts a huge fantasy season is on the horizon.

Free-agency fallout

Posted Aug. 01, 2011 @ 1 p.m. ET
Once the lockout ended, the signing period for free agents and rookies began in earnest, with a flurry of activity that was exhilarating and mind-boggling at the same time. We analyze the biggest story lines.

Report: Addai re-signs with Colts

Posted July 30, 2011 @ 5:21 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning gets his wish, as UFA RB Joseph Addai has agreed to a new contract with the Colts, according to ESPN's Chris Mortensen.

Colts give Manning five-year, $90 million deal

Posted July 30, 2011 @ 3:30 p.m. ET
The Colts reached an agreement on a five-year, $90 million contract with franchise QB Peyton Manning.

Manning expected to miss camp time

Posted July 20, 2011 @ 9:23 a.m. ET
Colts QB Peyton Manning is not going to be ready for the team's training camp due to the offseason surgery he underwent, according to the Indianapolis Star.

Report: NFLPA executive committee yet to approve antitrust settlement

Posted July 19, 2011 @ 9 p.m. ET
The NFLPA executive committee wrapped up its meeting Tuesday evening and, according to Sports Illustrated's Jim Trotter, did not come to a decision on whether to recommend approval of the settlement of the Brady antitrust case.

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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