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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

Report: Brees, Manning ask for franchise tag exemption

Posted July 19, 2011 @ 12:47 p.m. ET
Two of the NFL's top quarterbacks — Drew Brees of the Saints and Peyton Manning of the Colts — have asked to be exempt from the franchise tag as part of the settlement of the "Tom Brady vs. NFL" antitrust lawsuit ...

The lockout's great laughs

Posted July 14, 2011 @ 2:40 p.m. ET
Locked out of fooball, several NFL stars, like Eli and Peyton Manning, have focused on acting and turned in some hilarious performances in online videos.

Brady, Manning, Brees release statement

Posted July 13, 2011 @ 10:27 a.m. ET
Three Super Bowl-winning quarterbacks who are plaintiffs in a lawsuit against the NFL, released a statement on Wednesday expressing their belief that the lockout needs to end quickly.

These players have some Favre in them

Posted July 07, 2011 @ 1:21 p.m. ET
Brett Favre isn't the only player who has had trouble walking away from the spotlight, and he certainly won't be the last. These current players, including Peyton Manning, fit that same mold.

Brady named top player by his peers

Posted July 03, 2011 @ 10:22 p.m. ET
Patriots QB Tom Brady was announced as the top player on Sunday evening, based on an NFL Network poll of current players.

Colts backup QB Painter will be under microscope

Posted June 30, 2011 @ 11:43 a.m. ET
This will be a big season for Colts backup QB Curtis Painter, who has not looked good in limited opportunities in his first two NFL campaigns.

Readers say Peyton Manning is most feared player

Posted June 27, 2011 @ 4:35 p.m. ET

Colts still aren't exactly underdogs

Posted June 22, 2011 @ 3:58 p.m. ET
How much do the Colts have left? The more pressing question is whether anyone in the AFC South can push them out of the way, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening. 

Great offenses successfully overcoming poor 'D'

Posted June 20, 2011 @ 1:14 p.m. ET
The 2010 Patriots had the league's best record despite boasting a poor defense. This is part of a recent trend that begs the question, can QB Matt Schaub and the Texans finally break through?

Fathers pass the legacy (and the ball) to their sons

Posted June 17, 2011 @ 4:01 p.m. ET
In honor of Father's Day, here are the seven father-son passing duos, ranked in order of total passing yards they've thrown for in their pro career, starting with the Mannings.

Report: Manning hasn't thrown since neck surgery

Posted June 13, 2011 @ 12:08 p.m. ET
According to the Indianapolis Star, Colts QB Peyton Manning hasn't thrown since undergoing surgery to repair a disk-related issue in his neck May 23.

Procedure on neck similar to one Manning had last year

Posted May 25, 2011 @ 8:57 p.m. ET
Dr. Sheeraz Qureshi, the co-chief of surgery and an expert on sports medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, discussed Colts QB Peyton Manning's recent neck surgery.

Manning underwent neck surgery

Posted May 24, 2011 @ 5:47 p.m. ET
Colts QB Peyton Manning underwent neck surgery on Monday to relieve pain he had been experiencing.

Lockout limbo: Colts report

Posted May 22, 2011 @ 10:55 a.m. ET
With NFL teams stuck in limbo thanks to the lockout, we are looking at where teams stand as they await the opening of the 2011 league year. Today, we take a look at the Colts.  

Teams should mimic Wolf's QB ways

Posted April 19, 2011 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
Ron Wolf drafted seven quarterbacks from 1992 to 2000 in his time as Packers general manager. He turned some of them into draft picks in future trades. Current teams should take note.

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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