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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

No timetable on Manning deal

Posted Aug. 04, 2010 @ 4:01 p.m. ET
Colts owner Jim Irsay reiterates that Peyton Manning will be the highest-paid player in the NFL next season, but there's no telling when a new contract might get signed — or whether the team might have to use the franchise ...

Wayne, Mathis take high road

Posted Aug. 02, 2010 @ 3:39 p.m. ET
It appeared that Reggie Wayne and Robert Mathis might opt to hold out from training camp, both seeking new contracts, but each felt they owed it to their teammates to show up on time.

Colts' Manning remains potent fantasy weapon

Posted July 29, 2010 @ 12:24 p.m. ET
Entering his 13th NFL campaign, there’s strong reason to believe Peyton Manning could be on the cusp of arguably his best fantasy campaign ever.

Fitz's Four-Course Fantasy Feast

Posted July 28, 2010 @ 12:36 p.m. ET
Pat Fitzmaurice offers his perspective on several draft-related issues that fantasy owners will need to consider, including how highly to value Ravens RB Ray Rice.

Six ingredients for banner free-agent period

Posted July 06, 2010 @ 10:41 a.m. ET
It's hard to envision a scenario in which the NFL would ever have a free-agent period as star-laden and as active as the NBA has had this offseason. But let's say it did. How would it happen, and ...

Polian discusses approach to Manning negotiations

Posted July 05, 2010 @ 1:56 p.m. ET
Speaking over the weekend, Colts president Bill Polian offered some insight as to how he is handling the ongoing contract talks with QB Peyton Manning's agent, Tom Condon, a situation that also faces the Patriots and QB Tom Brady.

More rules equals fewer quarterbacks

Posted June 21, 2010 @ 12:43 p.m. ET
Recent rules changes are allowing teams to keep just two quarterbacks on the active roster, giving them a valuable roster spot to shore up special teams or another position of need on game day.

Haynesworth's contract affordable now

Posted June 14, 2010 @ 10:22 a.m. ET
With his bonus paid, Albert Haynesworth's contract isn't outrageous now, says one NFL insider in "Audibles," meaning the Redskins will try to deal him.

Focused Peyton will keep Colts atop division

Posted June 09, 2010 @ 10:13 a.m. ET
Despite some chinks in their state-of-the-art armor, the Colts figure to remain on an elite course as long as Peyton Manning continues giving his all. 

Colts' Manning undergoes pinched-nerve procedure

Posted March 03, 2010 @ 3:44 p.m. ET
Colts QB Peyton Manning underwent a procedure Tuesday to relieve pain in his neck caused by a pinched nerve, according to an official team release issued Wednesday.

The bluffs and trenches of Commander Manning

Posted Feb. 12, 2010 @ 1 p.m. ET
The Hall of Generals. Peyton Manning, the quarterback whose gallery displays scenes of spectacular glory and collapsing, puzzling defeats. How should witnesses judge the collection? And what other commanders featured in the wing have travelled such a strange and similar ...

Time to trim Manning back to size

Posted Feb. 12, 2010 @ 10:09 a.m. ET
He may be a media darling, but Peyton Manning has cemented his place a notch below the level of Joe Montana, Johnny Unitas and Otto Graham among all-time quarterbacks, writes Mike Beacom.

Bold, persistent Saints wore down Colts

Posted Feb. 08, 2010 @ 10:39 a.m. ET
The Saints' bold gambles, coupled with their execution in all three facets of the game, led to victory in Super Bowl XLIV, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening. 

Colts gearing up to reward Manning

Posted Feb. 07, 2010 @ 12:36 p.m. ET
The normally close-mouthed Colts had no problem announcing at the Super Bowl that they plan to begin serious talks on a new deal for four-time MVP Peyton Manning that figures to be “the biggest in history.”

Williams hopes Manning feels 'remember-me' hits

Posted Feb. 05, 2010 @ 9:45 a.m. ET
PFW's Eric Edholm analyzes the matchup between Colts QB Peyton Manning and Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams in the fifth of a daily series examining a matchup of the day leading up to Super Bowl XLIV.

Smith squares off vs. Johnson and Manning

Posted Feb. 03, 2010 @ 8:58 a.m. ET
PFW's Eric Edholm analyzes the matchup between Saints DE Will Smith and Colts OLT Charlie Johnson in the third of a daily series examining a matchup of the day leading up to Super Bowl XLIV.

Manning heaps praise on Collie, Garcon

Posted Feb. 02, 2010 @ 5:58 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning was hesitant to heap praise on his young receivers this season. It was obvious. No matter how outstanding rookie Austin Collie or second-year pro Pierre Garcon played in a game, Manning almost always tried to temper the enthusiasm.

Colts preparing to go on without Freeney, but he could still play

Posted Feb. 01, 2010 @ 11:12 p.m. ET
The Colts are preparing to play without DE Dwight Freeney, who injured his ankle in the AFC title game and missed practice all last week, head coach Jim Caldwell said Monday. However, the possibility remains that Freeney could play Sunday.

Manning, Brady head 2000s All-Decade team

Posted Jan. 31, 2010 @ 10:44 p.m. ET
QBs Peyton Manning and Tom Brady head the 53-player 2000s NFL All-Decade team announced by the league Sunday.

Manning clear choice for league MVP

Posted Jan. 02, 2010 @ 4:23 p.m. ET
There are a number of players who've enjoyed amazing individual seasons, writes Ron Borges, but none has been as valuable to his team as Peyton Manning has been to the Colts.

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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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