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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 Links: Cutler should learn from Rodgers

Posted Sept. 21, 2012 @ 11:38 a.m. ET
Jay Cutler should learn from Aaron Rodgers' off-field behavior, the Redskins must keep RG3 healthy and Reggie Bush keeps turning heads.

Week Three fantasy tips: QBs

Posted Sept. 20, 2012 @ 2:30 p.m. ET
In PFW's late-week fantasy QB tips, Jay Cutler should bounce back, while you may want to consider benching Michael Vick and Eli Manning.

Monday night has been a source of success for Manning

Posted Sept. 17, 2012 @ 2:30 p.m. ET
This week's NFList looks at Peyton Manning’s five most memorable games on “Monday Night Football."

NFL Links: Should Rams have drafted RG3?

Posted Sept. 14, 2012 @ 11:49 a.m. ET
Sam Bradford over RG3 was the right choice, the Green Bay defense makes a statement and the Giants lose a treasured mustache.

Broncos WR Decker benefiting from time with Manning

Posted Sept. 14, 2012 @ 10:09 a.m. ET
Broncos WR Eric Decker spoke with PFW's Kevin Fishbain about what he has learned from working with QB Peyton Manning.

Week Two fantasy tips: QBs

Posted Sept. 13, 2012 @ 2:09 p.m. ET
In PFW's late-week fantasy QB tips, Peyton Manning and Mark Sanchez are now trustworthy, but Joe Flacco is a risky start.

MVP Meter: Guarding against overreaction

Posted Sept. 11, 2012 @ 10:06 p.m. ET
Losing at home to the 49ers was not enough to knock Packers QB Aaron Rodgers out of the top spot on the MVP Meter.

Shorts and Shells: Week One

Posted Sept. 10, 2012 @ 2:55 a.m. ET
Welcome to Overreaction Sunday, where RG3 can do no wrong, the Bills and Saints do little right and Peyton Manning is back in business. We think.

Ten most intriguing players of Week One

Posted Sept. 05, 2012 @ 1:55 p.m. ET
Of all the intriguing story lines in Week One, fantasy football expert Pat Fitzmaurice is fascinated by Peyton Manning's return to action.

CB Porter letting game come to him in Denver

Posted Aug. 10, 2012 @ 3:27 p.m. ET
Broncos CB Tracy Porter discussed what he is learning on his new team from veterans Champ Bailey and Drayton Florence.

Manning's Denver debut: some good, some sloppy

Posted Aug. 10, 2012 @ 10:10 a.m. ET
New Broncos QB Peyton Manning says he can build off his brief debut with the team, which featured a few good and a few poor throws.

Manning gives big crowd some thrills

Posted Aug. 05, 2012 @ 12:54 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning's first appearance in a Broncos uniform drew 41,304 fans to a Saturday evening scrimmage.

No. 3 WR spot key for Broncos to fill

Posted July 27, 2012 @ 1:45 p.m. ET
Brandon Stokley and Andre Caldwell are among the top competitors to be Peyton Manning's No. 3 receiver in Denver.

Manning calls Colo. shooting victims in hospital

Posted July 22, 2012 @ 8:13 p.m. ET
Broncos QB Peyton Manning is calling hospital victims of the Colorado theater shooting to lift their spirits.

Don't discount Broncos' run game

Posted July 11, 2012 @ noon ET
It's easy to forget about the Broncos' rushing attack, but it was the league's best last season and should still succeed with Peyton Manning at the helm.

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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