Things You Need To Know About Peyton Manning
Peyton Williams Manning (born March 24, 1976) is an American football quarterback for the Denver Broncosof the National Football League (NFL).He played for the Indianapolis Colts for 14 seasons between 1998 and 2011.He is a son of former NFL quarterback Archie Manning and an elder brother of New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning.He was chosen by the Indianapolis Colts with the first overall pick in the 1998 NFL Draft. Manning's playing career and statistics have ranked him among the greatest passing quarterbacks of all-time
What are some of the awards he won in NFL
5x NFL MVP (2003 (shared with Steve McNair), 2004, 2008, 2009, 2013)
2x NFL Offensive Player of the Year (2004, 2013)
Best NFL Player ESPY Award(2004, 2005)
14× Pro Bowl (1999–2000, 2002–2010, 2012–2014)
7× First-team All-Pro (2003–2005, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2013)
3× Second-team All-Pro (1999, 2000, 2006)
2× Bert Bell Award (2003, 2004)
8× AFC Offensive Player of the Year Awards (1999, 2003–2005, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2013)
1998 NFL All-Rookie First Team
2004 Fedex Express Player of the Year
Best Record-Breaking Performance ESPY Award(2005, 2014)
2005 Walter Payton Man of the Year Award
2005 Byron "Whizzer" White Humanitarian Award
2005 Pro Bowl MVP
2007 Super Bowl MVP
2007 Best Championship Performance ESPY Award
2012 NFL Comeback Player of the Year
How many superbowl has he won?
Manning is a two-time Super Bowl winner (XLI and 50), and has also appeared in the game two other times, becoming the only quarterback to start the Super Bowl for two different franchises more than once each and the only starting quarterback to win a Super Bowl with two different franchises
what are NFL records does he holds?
Manng hold a number of individual career awards. We will highlight some of the records here
Most career passing yards: 71,940
Most career touchdown passes: 539
Most career wins (playoffs and regular season) by a quarterback: 200
First and only quarterback to reach 200 career wins (playoffs and regular season)
Most Regular season career wins as starting quarter back: 186 (shared with Brett Favre)
Most touchdown passes, season: 55 (2013)
Most seasons with at least 4,000 passing yards: 14 (1999–2004, 2006–2010, 2012–2014)
Most passing yards, season: 5,477 (2013)
Most games with 40+ pass attempts in a season: 10 (2010)
Most consecutive games started to open a career: 208
Most games with at least 5 touchdown passes and no interceptions, career: 5
One of only three QBs with at least 7 touchdown passes and no interceptions, game (tied with Y.A. Tittle and Nick Foles)
Most regular season games with at least 300 passing yards: 84
Most regular and postseason games with at least 300 passing yards: 93
Most games with at least 400 yards passing: 17
Most games with at least 400 yards passing and no interceptions: 6
Most career touchdown passes in Thursday games: 32
Most touchdown passes on a Thursday game: 7
Most 300+ yard passing games: 8
Most yards passing, 1st half of game: 360 vs. Denver Broncos, 1/9/05
Led the biggest comeback in conference championship game history (18 pts), 1/21/07 vs. New England
One of only four QBs to post a perfect 158.3 passer rating in a game (Don Meredith, Terry Bradshaw, Dave Krieg)
Most completions and attempts in a single postseason: 97/153 (2006)
One of only 2 quarterbacks to complete 80% of his passes in two playoff games (tied with Kurt Warner)
Most consecutive postseasons with at least one start: 9 (2002–2010)
Most postseason losses by a quarterback: 13
Most first-round postseason losses by a quarterback: 9
what awards did he win in College?
As a senior, Manning won numerous awards; he was a consensus first-team All-American, the Maxwell Award winner, the Davey O'Brien Award winner, the Johnny Unitas Award winner, and the Best College Player ESPY award winner, among others
How many playoff games did he lead the Indianapolis Colt to?
From 1998 to 2010, he led the Indianapolis Colts to eight (seven AFC South and one AFC East) division championships, two AFC championships, and a Super Bowl championship (XLI).
What are some of his statistical achievement?
Manning is the first and only quarterback to achieve his 200th career wins (regular and postseason), his five NFL MVP awards are a league record, he was the most valuable player of Super Bowl XLI, has been named to 14 Pro Bowls, has fourteen 4,000-yard passing seasons (NFL record), and is the NFL's all-time leader in passing yards (71,940) and touchdown passes (539).
Which high school did he attend?
Manning attended Isidore Newman School in New Orleans, Louisiana. He led his team to a 34–5 record during three seasons as starter. He was named Gatorade Circle of Champions National Player-of-the-Year and Columbus (Ohio) Touchdown Club National Offensive Player-of-the-Year in 1993. While at Newman he began wearing the number 18 in honor of his older brother Cooper, who was forced to give up football due to spinal stenosis. Younger brother Eli also wore the number when he became starting quarterback. Newman has since retired the number 18 jersey and it can be seen hanging in the school gym
Which Charity organization did Peyton start?
Shortly after beginning his NFL career, Manning started his own charity called 'the Peyback Foundation'. The Peyback Foundation's mission is to help disadvantaged kids, and focuses its efforts in Louisiana, Tennessee, and Indiana. For his work with this foundation, Manning received the Samuel S. Beard Award for Greatest Public Service by an Individual 35 Years or Under, an award given out annually by Jefferson Awards.
Which book did he write?
Manning, along with his father Archie, co-authored a book titled, Manning: A Father, His Sons, and a Football Legacy, which was released in 2000. The book covers Archie's and Cooper's lives and careers, and Manning's life and career up to the time that the book was released, and examines football from both Archie's and Manning's points-of-view