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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

Titans GM says Manning 'looked comfortable'

Posted March 17, 2012 @ 2:53 p.m. ET
A day after he worked out for Broncos executives, Peyton Manning threw for members of the Titans' brass on Saturday in Knoxville, Tenn.

Report: Manning will choose team early next week

Posted March 16, 2012 @ 10:44 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning will inform his suitors of his chosen team Monday or Tuesday, NFL Network's Albert Breer reported, citing league sources.

49ers emerge as contender for Manning

Posted March 16, 2012 @ 2:13 p.m. ET
The 49ers reportedly hosted Peyton Manning for a workout and physical earlier this week.

Manning to work out for Denver; Miami out of running

Posted March 16, 2012 @ 10:27 a.m. ET
Peyton Manning will work out for the Broncos Friday at Duke University, the Denver Post's Mike Klis reported, but the Titans remain in the running.

Titans wrap up meeting with Manning in Nashville

Posted March 15, 2012 @ 3:02 a.m. ET
Peyton Manning met with Titans executives for eight hours Wednesday, but no decision has been made about where the free-agent QB will land.

Report: Manning will meet with Titans

Posted March 13, 2012 @ 9:47 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning and Titans head coach Mike Munchak will meet Wednesday, a league source has told NFL Network.

Report: Manning to meet with Philbin

Posted March 12, 2012 @ 10:57 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning met with Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin Monday, but not at the team facility, ESPN's Chris Mortensen reported.

The First Fifteen: Free-agency edition

Posted March 12, 2012 @ 10:23 p.m. ET
The NFL is on the verge of its annual round robin of free agents and teams filling out dance cards otherwise known as free agency, which begins Tuesday.

Adams wants Manning to visit Titans

Posted March 12, 2012 @ 2:47 p.m. ET
Titans owner Bud Adams wants free-agent QB Peyton Manning to return home to the place where he played in college.

Manning spends six hours at Cardinals HQ

Posted March 12, 2012 @ 2:15 a.m. ET
Peyton Manning spent nearly six hours at the Cardinals' headquarters and training facility on Sunday in meetings designed to lure the superstar to the desert.

Report: Manning to visit Arizona

Posted March 10, 2012 @ 6:21 p.m. ET
The Cardinals are next on Peyton Manning's free-agent tour. After spending more than 24 hours in Denver, Manning is reportedly heading to Arizona.

Manning meets with Broncos brass

Posted March 09, 2012 @ 7:32 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning began his tour of NFL suitors Friday, being flown to Denver to meet with the Broncos' decision makers.

Jaguars' lack of interest in Manning puzzling

Posted March 09, 2012 @ 4:21 p.m. ET
With new owner Shahid Khan determined to improve the Jaguars' visibility, we hear the team's lack of interest in free-agent QB Peyton Manning is a head scratcher.

No animosity between Manning and Irsay

Posted March 09, 2012 @ 3:19 p.m. ET
Although the Colts cut future Hall of Fame QB Peyton Manning loose earlier this week, we hear there is no anomosity between the two sides.

Report: Manning to visit Denver on Friday

Posted March 09, 2012 @ 1:46 p.m. ET
Free agent QB Peyton Manning will visit with Broncos VP of football operations John Elway in Denver on Friday evening, reports the Denver Post.

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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