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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

NFL donates $1 million to player charities

Posted April 05, 2011 @ 1 p.m. ET
The NFL has donated $1 million to charities of current and former players, including a pair of players who are listed on the antitrust suit filed against the league.

Colts must do more to help Manning

Posted March 15, 2011 @ 11:54 a.m. ET
As Peyton Manning enters the final stage of his career, it has never been more important to alter the approach of stockpiling talent around him.

Players file suit against NFL

Posted March 11, 2011 @ 6:54 p.m. ET
The players have played the next card in their hand, filing an antitrust lawsuit against the NFL to prevent a lockout shortly after decertifying as a union.

Colts' Freeney says he'd join union lawsuit

Posted March 07, 2011 @ 3:10 p.m. ET
Colts DE Dwight Freeney said he would join a players' antitrust lawsuit against the NFL owners in the case of a lockout.

Which active players are destined for Hall of Fame?

Posted Feb. 22, 2011 @ 9:46 a.m. ET
Mike Beacom analyzes the Pro Football Hall of Fame arguments for 100 active NFL players, ranking their probability of being enshrined.

Irsay: Manning will become top-paid player

Posted Feb. 17, 2011 @ 11:15 p.m. ET
Colts owner Jim Irsay said Thursday that he will make Peyton Manning the NFL's highest-paid player this offseason with a contract of five or six years.

Colts place franchise tag on Manning

Posted Feb. 15, 2011 @ 6:03 p.m. ET
The Colts placed the franchise tag on QB Peyton Manning on Tuesday, guaranteeing him around $23 million for 2011.

Report: Panthers' Richardson calls out star QBs

Posted Feb. 14, 2011 @ 9:54 a.m. ET
As an owner of a team with a big-time issue at quarterback, Jerry Richardson of the Panthers is quite critical of some of the NFL's top signalcallers.

Young Colts gain invaluable experience subbing for starters

Posted Feb. 07, 2011 @ 12:55 p.m. ET
In the absence of star-caliber players, including Dallas Clark and Austin Collie, young Blair White and Jacob Tamme gained tremendous experience by being thrown into the fire.

Report: Colts make first offer to Manning

Posted Jan. 23, 2011 @ 1:22 p.m. ET
The Colts have begun contract talks with QB Peyton Manning and reportedly offered him the most lucrative contract in NFL history.

Is Weaver preparing to sell Jaguars?

Posted Jan. 23, 2011 @ 12:10 a.m. ET
Recent moves by Jacksonville owner Wayne Weaver lend credence to the theory that he will sell the team once a new CBA is ratified, according to AFC South Whispers.

Colts could get creative in re-signing Manning

Posted Jan. 19, 2011 @ 11:38 a.m. ET
Peyton Manning isn't likely to change teams, but the free-agent quarterback's expected pay raise could affect other Colts players.

Manning was more conservative after slump

Posted Jan. 14, 2011 @ 9:19 a.m. ET
Colts QB Peyton Manning set career-highs in pass attempts (679), completions (450) and yards (4,700) in 2010, but we're told his three-game slump between Weeks 11-13 led to a more conservative approach at the end of the season.

Colts ran out of gas in second half

Posted Jan. 10, 2011 @ 12:23 a.m. ET
The Colts held a one-point lead over the Jets with less than one minute remaining on Saturday night before the failures of the defense and special teams allowed the Jets to escape with a 17-16 victory behind a 32-yard Nick ...

2011 wild-card preview

Posted Jan. 05, 2011 @ 7:04 p.m. ET
Tom Danyluk offers his unique insight into each of the NFL's four wild-card playoff games.

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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