Denver Broncos Peyton Manning named Pro Football Writers of America's MVP, Offensive Player of Year

DENVER - Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning has won the Pro Football Writers of America Most Valuable Player and Offensive Player of the Year awards.

Manning, 37, is the 39th recipient of the MVP award by the PFWA. He extends his record MVP mark to four, also winning in 2004, 2008 and in 2009.

Manning becomes the second Broncos player to be named the MVP since running back Terrell Davis in 1998.

This season, Manning broke NFL records for both total passing yards with 5,477 yards and touchdown passes with 55. He led the Broncos to a 13-3 regular season record and the No. 1 seed in the AFC Playoffs for the second straight season.

St. Louis Rams defensive end Robert Quinn was named the NFL Defensive Player of the Year by the PFWA. Quinn led the NFC  with 19 sacks on the year.

Manning and the Broncos will take on the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship Game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on Sunday at 1 p.m.

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