Manning is October AFC player of the month

NEW YORK, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Quarterback Peyton Manning, whose Indianapolis Colts are 7-0 this season, was selected the AFC offensive player of the month for October. Denver Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey and New York Jets return specialist Justin Miller also claimed October honors

NFL: Indianapolis 34, Denver 31

DENVER, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- Adam Vinatieri's 37-yard field goal with two seconds left to play lifted the Indianapolis Colts to a 34-31 victory over Denver Sunday afternoon.

Peyton Manning earns weekly AFC honor

NEW YORK, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Indianapolis quarterback Peyton Manning was named the National Football League's AFC offensive player of the week Wednesday.

NFL: Indianapolis 36, Washington 22

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Peyton Manning was 25-of-35 for 342 yards and four touchdowns Sunday, as the Indianapolis Colts beat the Washington Redskins, 36-22, to remain unbeaten.

Redskins' Carlos Rogers out

ASHBURN, Va., Oct. 18 (UPI) -- A fractured right thumb will cause Washington Redskins' cornerback Carlos Rogers to miss Sunday's game against the Indianapolis Colts.

NFL: Indianapolis 14, Tennessee 13

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- Peyton Manning threw a two-yard touchdown pass to Reggie Wayne with 5:10 left in the game Sunday to give Indianapolis a14-13 victory over Tennessee. Manning was 20-of-31 passing for 166 yards and two touchdowns.

NFL: Indianapolis 31, N.Y. Jets 28

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Peyton Manning scored on a one-yard run with 1:30 left Sunday as Indianapolis rallied to beat the New York Jets, 31-28, and remain unbeaten.

NFL: Indianapolis 21, Jacksonville 14

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Peyton Manning ran for one touchdown and passed for another Sunday afternoon as the Indianapolis Colts beat the Jacksonville Jaguars, 21-14.

NFL: Indianapolis 43, Houston 24

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Peyton Manning completed 26-of-38 passes for 400 yards and three touchdowns Sunday to lead the Indianapolis Colts to a 43-24 win over the Houston Texans. The victory enabled Indianapolis (2-0) remain a perfect 9-0 against Houston in the all-time series.

NFL: Indianapolis 26, N.Y. Giants 21

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Sept. 11 (UPI) -- Peyton Manning out-played his brother Eli Sunday night as Indianapolis beat the New York Giants, 26-21.

NFL: Indianapolis 27, New Orleans 14

JACKSON, Miss., Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Peyton Manning threw for 165 yards and a touchdown Saturday to lead the Indianapolis Colts to a 27-14 preseason win over New Orleans.

NFL: Seattle 30, Indianapolis 17

INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Michael Green's 18-yard interception return for a touchdown Sunday night helped Seattle beat the Colts, 30-17, in an NFL pre-season game at Indianapolis.

PETA urges Patriots to go meatless

LYNN, Mass., Aug. 12 (UPI) -- People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals wants the New England Patriots to sell meatless hot dogs and food products.

NFL announces big 2006 TV games

ORLANDO, Fla., March 29 (UPI) -- The NFL released part of its 2006 season schedule, a slate that features the first Monday night doubleheader and Thanksgiving Day tripleheader.


HONOLULU, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Neil Rackers kicked three field goals Sunday night as the NFC beat the AFC, 23-17, in the NFL's season-ending Pro Bowl at Honolulu.
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Peyton Manning
Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning holds the Lamar Hunt Trophy as he speaks with broadcaster Jim Nance after the Colts 30-17 win over the New York Jets in the AFC Championship Playoff game at Lucas Oil Field in Indianapolis on January 24, 2010. UPI /Mark Cowan

Peyton Williams Manning (born March 24, 1976) is an American football quarterback for the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League (NFL). Manning holds the record for most NFL MVP awards with four. He was drafted by the Colts as the first overall pick in 1998 after a standout college football career with the Tennessee Volunteers. He is the son of former NFL quarterback Archie Manning and the older brother of current New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning.

Manning holds NFL records for consecutive seasons with 4,000 or more yards passing and the most total seasons with 4,000 or more yards passing in a career. Manning holds the sixth highest career passer rating (94.9) in NFL history and the highest single-season passer rating (121.1 in 2004). He is the all-time Colts franchise leader in career wins, career passing yards, pass attempts, pass completions, and passing touchdowns.

In 2009, he was listed by The Sporting News as the No. 1 player in the NFL today. Also in 2009, Fox Sports named him player of the decade.

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