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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


Rating Yds TD
105.8 4659 37

Poll respondents believe Broncos will win 10 or more

Posted April 02, 2012 @ 11:33 a.m. ET
Respondents to a PFW web poll asking about the Broncos' win total in 2012 were optimistic about Denver's prospects.

Report: Bengals have most cap space

Posted March 30, 2012 @ 9:47 p.m. ET
Despite a rash of free-agent signings, Cincinnati has the most available room under the salary cap, according to a report by Pro Football Talk.

Eagles respond to report they had interest in Manning

Posted March 23, 2012 @ 12:10 p.m. ET
The Eagles have responded to a newspaper report that says they were interested in Peyton Manning and that Andy Reid threatened to step down.

Assessing the Manning fallout in Nashville

Posted March 23, 2012 @ 11:44 a.m. ET
With QB Peyton Manning choosing the Broncos over the Titans, PFW takes a look at what impact it made in Nashville.

Change at QB doesn't guarantee playoffs for Broncos

Posted March 22, 2012 @ 11:29 a.m. ET
John Elway has made the bold move to replace Tim Tebow with Peyton Manning, though that doesn't mean the Broncos will return to the playoffs.

Pioli says Chiefs made early run at Manning

Posted March 21, 2012 @ 11:27 a.m. ET
Chiefs GM Scott Pioli said his team was interested in signing QB Peyton Manning, but the feeling was not mutual.

Elway: Tebow took news of Manning deal with class

Posted March 21, 2012 @ 2:42 a.m. ET
On the day of Peyton Manning's arrival, the Tim Tebow action photos that once graced the hallways at Broncos HQ were gone.

Manning 'very excited' to be a Bronco

Posted March 20, 2012 @ 5:06 p.m. ET
At the press conference introducing QB Peyton Manning as a Bronco, the former Colt said he signed with the team because he feels it's on a path to winning a Super Bowl.

Eighteen thoughts, minus the Manning touch

Posted March 20, 2012 @ 2:22 p.m. ET
Believe it or not, there are a lot of interesting things going on in the NFL besides the Peyton Manning story. PFW's Dan Arkush offers "18" examples.

Report: Manning, Broncos agree on $96 million contract

Posted March 20, 2012 @ 11:33 a.m. ET
The Broncos and QB Peyton Manning have agreed on a five-year, $96 million contract, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Tuesday.

Fantasy spin: Peyton Manning

Posted March 19, 2012 @ 2:02 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning has made his choice and it's the Broncos. However, is it the best fit for fantasy owners? William Del Pilar breaks it down.

Manning, Elway put reputations on line for Broncos

Posted March 19, 2012 @ 1:49 p.m. ET
By signing with the Broncos, QB Peyton Manning has improved the franchise, but also raised the pressure on himself and John Elway.

Left in Manning's wake

Posted March 19, 2012 @ 1:24 p.m. ET
With Peyton Manning headed to Denver, what will the other teams who were vying for his services do at the all-important QB position?

Titans release statement after coming up short in Manning pursuit

Posted March 19, 2012 @ 1:01 p.m. ET
After failing to land free-agent QB Peyton Manning, the Titans released a statement on Monday.

Will Manning follow Manningham to San Francisco?

Posted March 18, 2012 @ 12:26 p.m. ET
The 49ers' signing of WR Mario Manningham no doubt caught the attention of Peyton Manning, who is considering a move to San Francisco.


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.