Denver Broncos Peyton Manning named AFC Offensive Player of the Month for December

Manning broke TD, passing records in December

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning was named the AFC Offensive Player of the Month for December, the NFL announced Thursday.

Manning won the Player of the Month honors for a league-record eighth time. This also marks the second time this season that Manning won the honor. He won the award in September.

Manning, 37, led the Broncos to a 4-1 record, throwing for 1,755 yards with 19 touchdowns and just three interceptions during December.

Manning also finished off a historic regular season by topping the single-season passing records for touchdowns (55) and yards (5,477).

This the fourth time Manning has earned the honor since joining the Broncos in 2012. Manning ties running back Terrell Davis for the most Player of the Month honors in Broncos history.

The Broncos (13-3) will host either the Indianapolis Colts, Kansas City Chiefs or San Diego Chargers in the AFC Divisional Round of the Playoffs on Jan. 12 at 2:40 p.m.