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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

Marino: Manning 'fits with anybody' in NFL

Posted March 08, 2012 @ 2:20 p.m. ET
If Peyton Manning wants to talk about playing quarterback for the Miami Dolphins, Dan Marino would be thrilled to take his call.

Concerns at OT position weigh heavily on Cardinals

Posted March 07, 2012 @ 4:09 p.m. ET
With Calais Campbell's franchise tag out of the way, we hear the Cardinals' concerns at offensive tackle are as primary a focus as any with free agency around the corner.

Handicapping the odds for Manning's next team

Posted March 07, 2012 @ 2:01 p.m. ET
The question on everyone's mind: Where will Peyton Manning sign?

Releasing Manning the best outcome for both sides

Posted March 07, 2012 @ 1:47 p.m. ET
QB Peyton Manning and Colts owner Jim Irsay both realized that the team's release of Manning Wednesday was in the best interest of both sides.

Colts, Manning part ways

Posted March 07, 2012 @ 12:51 p.m. ET
Jim Irsay and Peyton Manning held an emotional press conference Wednesday to announce the Colts' release of the iconic quarterback.

Free-agent scouting report: Colts QB Peyton Manning

Posted March 07, 2012 @ 12:06 p.m. ET
QB Peyton Manning is arguably the most intriguing and decorated free agent in NFL history.

Report: Colts to release Manning on Wednesday

Posted March 06, 2012 @ 6:13 p.m. ET
According to several reports, the Colts plan to release QB Peyton Manning on Wednesday.

Manning shows off arm in new video

Posted March 03, 2012 @ 3:41 p.m. ET
A video has surfaced that shows Colts QB Peyton Manning throwing to receivers at Duke University.

Rams have urgency with trading No. 2

Posted Feb. 28, 2012 @ 12:58 p.m. ET
The Rams have let the NFL know that their No. 2 overall pick is very much for sale. They have good reason to do so relatively early in the draft process.

Colts mum on Manning, want to emphasize run game

Posted Feb. 26, 2012 @ 3:10 p.m. ET
While the Colts offered little new news on the Peyton Manning saga at the Combine, head coach Chuck Pagano discussed his desire to run more on offense and gradually transition to more 3-4 looks on defense.

Colts' top brass very coy regarding Peyton

Posted Feb. 23, 2012 @ 9:03 p.m. ET
If the first day of this year's Combine interviews is any indication, there will be no quick answers to the Colts' Peyton Manning dilemma.

Irsay: Manning and I understand each other, remain friendly

Posted Feb. 17, 2012 @ 10:04 a.m. ET
QB Peyton Manning and owner Jim Irsay are beginning contract negotiations, according to WRTV in Indianapolis.

Graves: Kolb likely to remain a Cardinal

Posted Feb. 17, 2012 @ 2:57 a.m. ET
The Cardinals are unlikely to release QB Kevin Kolb rather than paying him a $7 million bonus, GM Rod Graves said Thursday.

Report: Manning underwent four medical procedures

Posted Feb. 15, 2012 @ 4:39 p.m. ET
New information released Wednesday indicates that Peyton Manning's neck injury was more serious than previously had been reported.

Irsay: 'We can make it work if (Manning) wants to be here'

Posted Feb. 14, 2012 @ 5:43 p.m. ET
Jim Irsay told the Indianapolis Star's Mike Chappell the Colts can "make it work" with Peyton Manning if he wants to be in Indy.


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.