Description: Broncos QB Peyton Manning was named NFL MVP for the fifth time on Saturday.
Insight: He's won this award more times than any player in NFL history. Manning took 49 of the 50 first place votes with one vote going to Tom Brady. Manning last one the MVP award in 2009 back when he was with Indianapolis. The 37-year-old set several NFL records this season including most yards (5,477) and most touchdown passes (55) in a single season.
1/27/2014 9:05:00 PM
Description: Regardless of Super Bowl XLVIII's outcome, Peyton Manning intends to play at least one more season for the Broncos. SOURCE: Denver Post
Insight: Many have speculated that Super Bowl XLVIII could be Manning's last game but Peyton says that won't be the case. Manning had arguably the greatest season of his career in 2013 and many of his receivers are still in their prime. Plus, Manning would be walking away from $53 million if he decided to throw in the towel. Fantasy owners holding Peyton in keeper leagues can feel safe about their investment.
1/16/2014 9:42:00 AM
Description: Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is listed on the injury report due to his ongoing sore ankle, but fantasy owners should have no fear that he'll miss this matchup with Tom Brady and the Pats.
Insight: Manning set records for passing yards and passing touchdowns this season , but none of that will matter if he doesn't beat his rival and make it back to another Super Bowl.
1/12/2014 10:29:00 PM
Description: Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning will have his neck evaluated after the season. SOURCE: Chris Mortensen, ESPN
Insight: If everything checks out, he should be able to continue his career as planned. But if tests reveal any more damage to his neck, it could force the future Hall of Famer into early retirement. For now, Manning's main focus is Denver's next opponent, the New England Patriots, who beat the Broncos in Week 12.
12/29/2013 6:50:00 PM
Description: Denver QB Peyton Manning is the NFL's all-time single-season passing yards leader.
Insight: Manning needed 266 yards for the record and that's exactly how many he got. He passed Drew Brees for the all-time mark on a five-yard touchdown pass to Demaryius Thomas at the end of the first half. Manning set the single-season touchdown record last week in a win over Houston. With Denver up big, Peyton has taken a seat in favor of backup Brock Osweiler. Barring a collapse of epic proportions, the Broncos will have homefield advantage throughout the postseason.
12/22/2013 5:04:00 PM
Description: Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning set the single-season record by throwing his 51st touchdown pass with 4:28 remaining in the fourth quarter Sunday at Houston.
Insight: Manning threw four touchdowns and had 400 yards to put himself over 5,000 for the first time in his career. The man has been money for the whole season and he likely brought home a fantasy title for many owners with this performance.
11/14/2013 1:33:00 PM
Description: Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (ankle) didn't practice Wednesday, but returned in limited fashion on Thursday.
Insight: Interim coach Jack Del Rio said earlier this week that Manning would "definitely" play in Week 11 in a key matchup versus the 9-0 Chiefs. The quarterback aggravated an ankle sprain Sunday against the Chargers. Fantasy owners can breathe again.
11/13/2013 3:17:00 PM
Description: Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (ankle) didn't practice Wednesday, according to Mike Klis of the Denver Post.
Insight: Interim coach Jack Del Rio said earlier this week that Manning would "definitely" play in Week 11 in a key matchup versus the 9-0 Chiefs. The quarterback aggravated an ankle sprain Sunday against the Chargers. If he plays, he's a must-start for fantasy purposes.
11/11/2013 2:16:00 PM
Description: Fantasy owners can breath easy. Broncos QB Peyton Manning went for an MRI on Monday to check out his right ankle, but there was just an aggravation of his high ankle sprain and no new damage, according to Mike Klis of the Denver Post.
Insight: He tossed four touchdown passes Sunday with each going to a player named Thomas (That has to be some kind of record, right?). With 33 touchdowns in nine games, Manning is well on his way to passing the all-time single-season TD mark set by Tom Brady in 2007 (50). He's also on pace for 5,776 passing yards.
11/10/2013 7:46:00 PM
Description: Broncos QB Peyton Manning picked the Chargers apart in Sunday's win at Qualcomm Stadium.
Insight: He tossed four touchdown passes with each going to a player with the last name Thomas (That has to be some kind of record, right?). With 33 touchdowns in nine games, Manning is well on his way to setting the all-time single-season TD mark set by Tom Brady in 2007 (50).
10/27/2013 11:44:00 AM
Description: Denver quarterback Peyton Manning will play through a high ankle sprain on Sunday. SOURCE: Chris Mortensen, ESPN
Insight: Manning wasn't a terribly mobile quarterback to begin with but Sunday he's going to look like a statue out there. With that said, he has a dream matchup this week against a helpless Redskins secondary. Injury or not, he's still must-start material.
10/24/2013 2:13:00 PM
Description: Broncos QB Peyton Manning sat out practice Wednesday with an ankle issue, but returned to practice on Thursday.
Insight: Wide receivers Eric Decker and Wes Welker were also given the day off Wednesday and returned today. All three are going to play Sunday so come in from the ledge.
10/23/2013 3:28:00 PM
Description: Broncos QB Peyton Manning sat out practice Wednesday with an ankle issue. SOURCE: Mike Klis, Denver Post
Insight: Wide receivers Eric Decker and Wes Welker were also given the day off. All three are expected to be back at practice on Thursday so fantasy owners don't need to press the panic button yet.
10/6/2013 7:39:00 PM
Description: Denver quarterback Peyton Manning threw his first interception of the season but also had 414 yards, four passing touchdowns and a rushing score Sunday in a shootout win at Dallas.
Insight: For the first time this season, he needed every touchdown as the Broncos barely pulled out a 50-48 win. Manning is on pace for 6,029 yards and 64 passing touchdowns this season.
9/29/2013 7:32:00 PM
Description: Denver quarterback Peyton Manning maintained his pace of four passing touchdowns per game Sunday against the Eagles.
Insight: Manning had 12 touchdowns and no picks over the first three games and carved up the Eagles for 327 yards, four touchdowns and no interceptions Sunday afternoon in Denver. Manning, who sat out most of the fourth quarter, is now tied with Milt Plum for the most touchdowns to start a season without throwing an interception.
2/2/2013 9:03:00 PM
Description: Denver quarterback Peyton Manning didn't win the NFL's MVP award but he was honored as the league's Comeback Player of the Year.
Insight: Manning sat out the 2011 season after undergoing multiple neck surgeries. The 36-year-old's strong play catapulted the Broncos to the AFC's best record during the regular season, though Denver would eventually lose to Baltimore in its first playoff game.
1/12/2013 9:49:00 PM
Description: Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning had another season end prematurely Saturday when Denver lost in double overtime to the Ravens in the divisional round. Manning threw for 290 yards and three touchdowns but was picked twice.
Insight: Manning's second interception led to a game-winning 47-yard field goal by Justin Tucker in with 13:18 left in double OT. It is the latest in a long line of playoff failures for the future Hall of Famer, though Denver's defense is more to blame in this one.
12/30/2012 7:13:00 PM
Description: Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning wrapped up what will likely be another MVP campaign with 304 yards on 23-of-29 passing and three touchdowns against the Chiefs on Sunday.
Insight: Manning's 37 touchdown passes are his most since he had 49 in 2004. He also exceeded 4,600 for the second time in his career with 4,659.
12/27/2012 11:41:00 AM
Description: Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is still expected to see a full workload Sunday against the Chiefs despite Denver having already clinched the division.
Insight: This news comes from the Denver Post. Manning and the Broncos need a win Sunday to earn a first round bye so we wouldn't expect them to hold anything back. Manning should be an excellent fantasy play this week at home against a struggling Kansas City team.
12/23/2012 6:31:00 PM
Description: Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning went off for 339 yards and three touchdowns with one pick Sunday against Cleveland.
Insight: Manning came in having thrown just one touchdown pass in each of his last two games. The three scores give him 34 on the season with 11 picks.
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