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Peyton Manning: By the numbers

Posted: 7:25 AM, Mar 06, 2016
Updated: 2016-03-06 09:46:09-05
Peyton Manning: By the numbers
Peyton Manning: By the numbers
Peyton Manning: By the numbers

While everyone agrees that Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning will be a first-ballot Hall of Famer, here are some of the reasons:

No. 1 draft pick (Colts, 1998)

Played 18 seasons

Led teams to an NFL-record 15 playoff appearances

NFL’s only five-time Most Valuable Player

14 Pro Bowl selections are tied for the most in league history

NFL all-time record holder in career touchdown passes (539)

NFL all-time record holder in passing yards (71,940)

NFL single-season records in passing touchdowns (55) and passing yards (5,477)

Played in 4 Super Bowls, won two. Named Super Bowl MVP (2003).

One of 3 quarterbacks (Craig Morton & Kurt Warner) to pilot multiple teams to a Super Bowl (Indianapolis—2006, ‘09; Denver—2013, '15). Only quarterback in NFL history to lead two teams to a Super Bowl victory (Super Bowl XLI, 50)

186 regular-season victories (tied with Brett Favre for most all time)

Leads NFL with 200 combined regular-season and playoff wins by a starting quarterback

54 game-winning drives in the fourth quarter or overtime since 1970 merger