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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

Colts' run defense continues to cost them

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 6:20 p.m. ET
The problem Sunday wasn't the Colts' defenders being in the wrong place at the wrong time; the problem was that the 'D' was being pushed all over the field by the Jaguars' bigger, more determined offensive line.

Missing targets not fazing Manning, Colts’ passing attack

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 3:57 p.m. ET
Colts QB Peyton Manning is further proving this season that he can post ridiculous numbers regardless of who his targets are.

Scobee's 59-yarder gives Jags win over Colbs

Posted Oct. 03, 2010 @ 7:31 p.m. ET
Josh Scobee's 59-yard field goal on the final play gave the Jacksonville Jaguars a 31-28 victory over the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday.

MVP Meter: Vick makes the top 10

Posted Sept. 28, 2010 @ 2:34 p.m. ET
The top six spots on this week's MVP Meter are held by quarterbacks, including Michael Vick, who cracks the top 10 for the first time.

Collie's big day, stout red-zone 'D' spark Colts

Posted Sept. 27, 2010 @ 4:22 p.m. ET
A career day by WR Austin Collie and a defense that bent but didn't break propelled the Colts past the Broncos 27-13 in Week Three.

Collie has career game in Colts win

Posted Sept. 26, 2010 @ 7:45 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning threw for three touchdowns even without Anthony Gonzalez and Pierre Garcon and the Indianapolis Colts beat the crestfallen Denver Broncos 27-13 Sunday.

MVP Meter: Here come the Texans

Posted Sept. 21, 2010 @ 2:09 p.m. ET
Colts QB Peyton Manning remains at the top, but a trio of Houston Texans join the top 10 this week.

Big ratings for Manning rematch

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 11:52 a.m. ET
The second meeting between Peyton Manning and Eli Manning earned higher ratings than the first, according to NBC.

Peyton, Colts cruise to 'Manning Bowl' victory

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 11:57 p.m. ET
Four-time league MVP Peyton Manning threw for three touchdowns, leading the Indianapolis Colts to a surprisingly easy 38-14 victory over his kid brother and the New York Giants.

Bradford's debut typical for QBs drafted first

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 11:18 a.m. ET
Although Rams rookie QB Sam Bradford's first NFL start resulted in a 17-13 St. Louis loss, it was the usual fate for quarterbacks who were drafted No. 1 overall, especially those who have started in Week One of their ...

MVP Meter: Manning on top

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 2:30 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning holds on to the top spot following a 433-yard performance in Week One.

Texans surprise Colts as Foster sets record

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 5:04 p.m. ET
Arian Foster ran for a team-record 231 yards and scored three touchdowns to lead the Texans to a 34-24 victory over the Colts on Sunday.

Preseason MVP Meter

Posted Sept. 07, 2010 @ 1:47 p.m. ET
Some familiar names appear at the top of the debut MVP Meter list for 2010, but there is plenty of competition for the league's highest individual honor.  

Umpires back to old spot in preseason finales

Posted Sept. 02, 2010 @ 11:15 a.m. ET
After highly publicized complaints from one of their highest-profile players, the NFL decided to move umpires back to the middle of the defense for the final five minutes of Thursday's preseason finales.

Head or heart: the Colts quandary

Posted Aug. 09, 2010 @ 8:37 a.m. ET
The defending AFC champion Colts are the Super Bowl favorites at two Nevada casino chains but are no longer favored at another, and oddsmakers say the betting public is more excited about a couple of other contenders, including the rival ...

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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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