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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

Chargers pick Manning four times, dominate Colts 36-14

Posted Nov. 28, 2010 @ 11:53 p.m. ET
The Chargers picked off the four-time league MVP four times, returning two for scores, as they handed Indianapolis its most lopsided home loss in the Manning era on Sunday night.

Insider: Manning might be best of all

Posted Nov. 28, 2010 @ 11:03 p.m. ET
An NFL insider says that when all is said and done, Peyton Manning might go down as the best player in NFL history.

Manning's heroics come up just short against Patriots

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 3:45 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning willed the Colts' offense, which was still without two of its top three running backs and two of Manning's favorite receivers back into Sunday's game at New England before an ill-fated pick sealed a 31-28 defeat.

Patriots' risky formula for success keeps working

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 1:46 p.m. ET
The Patriots continue to find ways to win, doing so on Sunday despite giving up 396 passing yards to Peyton Manning.

Brady vs. Manning: Always worth watching

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 11:23 a.m. ET
NFList looks back at the top five meetings between two of the game's premier quarterbacks — the Colts' Peyton Manning and the Patriots' Tom Brady.

Ten most intriguing players of Week 11

Posted Nov. 17, 2010 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
With a favorable matchup against the 27th-ranked Cardinals pass defense, Pat Fitzmaurice says that Chiefs WR Dwayne Bowe has a great chance of extending his recent streak of impressive performances.

MVP Meter: Falcons' White pushes off, steps up

Posted Nov. 16, 2010 @ 6:41 p.m. ET
Roddy White's dramatic play at the end of the Falcons' Week 10 game may not have been entirely legal, but it helped separate Atlanta from the pack in the NFC and moved the receiver to a higher slot on ...

Patriots-Colts matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Nov. 16, 2010 @ 6:28 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 11 game between the Patriots and Colts: Colts' third-down offense vs. Patriots' third-down defense.

Colts' defense sends Bengals to 2-7

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
Kelvin Hayden returned an interception for a touchdown and Javarris James ran for his third TD in two weeks and the Indianapolis Colts held on to beat the Cincinnati Bengals 23-17 on Sunday.

Poll: Peyton Manning is most valuable

Posted Nov. 11, 2010 @ 12:04 a.m. ET
Peyton Manning is the NFL's most valuable player this season, according to the respondents to a just-concluded poll on ProFootballWeekly.com.

This midseason team can't compare to '84

Posted Nov. 10, 2010 @ 12:59 p.m. ET
It was Nov. 12, 1984, and the cover of Volume XVIII, Issue 15 of Pro Football Weekly featured photos of Mark Gastineau and James Lofton and a headline that blared "PFW's Midseason All-Pro selections, see Page 4." The introduction ...

MVP Meter: No denying Rivers

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 3:01 p.m. ET
The Chargers' poor record had held back Philip Rivers in our MVP rankings, but his numbers (and a two-game winning streak by San Diego) are too good to ignore.

Tamme the new β€˜it’ man in Indy

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 3:20 p.m. ET
No Dallas Clark, no problem. All the Colts need to do is plug somebody into the lineup and he'll produce. Right now, that guy is Jacob Tamme.

Midseason headliners β€” for better or worse

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 4:28 a.m. ET
Josh Freeman's ability to stage fourth-quarter comebacks helps explain why the Buccaneers are PFW's choice as the most surprising team at the halfway point. Read on to discover our picks for best team, most disappointing team, league MVP ...

Vick leads Eagles to victory in return

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 8:11 p.m. ET
Michael Vick threw for 218 yards and one touchdown, ran for 74 yards and a score, and the Eagles beat Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts 26-24 Sunday.

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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