Peyton Manning’s Retirement by Sean McKittrick

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On Monday, March 7th, the all time leading passer in the NFL officially retired. Peyton Manning, 40, played 18 seasons in his memorable career in the game of football. The 5 time league MVP has forever changed the game of football. Over his nearly two decade career, Manning has broken/set at least 22 records. He won Super Bowl 41 with the Colts and Super Bowl 50 with the Broncos, making him the first Quarterback in NFL history to win multiple Super Bowls with different teams. “I fought a good fight,” Manning said in his closing remarks. “I finished my football race, and after 18 years, it’s time. God bless all of you, and God bless football.”

Here is a list of Peyton’s major records…

 

Edited- Carter Evans

  • NFL career passing touchdown record: 539
  • Most passing yards, career: 71,940
  • Single season touchdown record (2013): 55
  • Most passing yards, season (2013): 5,477
  • Most wins (including playoffs): 200
  • Most games throwing for 300+ yards: 93
  • Most passing touchdowns in a single game (tied, 2013): 7
  • Most games with a passing rating higher than 105: 97
  • Most games with a perfect passer rating of 158.3: 5
  • Most seasons with 350+ completions: 10
  • Most games completing 80-percent passing: 19
  • Most game-winning drives: 56
  • Most comeback wins: 45
  • Highest completion percentage in a postseason game with 450+ yards (2005): 81.8
  • Highest yards-per-game, season (2013): 342.31
  • Most games with 4+ touchdown passes: 25
  • Most seasons passing for 4,000+ yards: 14
  • Most consecutive seasons with 25+ touchdowns: 13
  • One of two quarterbacks to ever beat all 32 teams (along with Brett Favre)
  • First quarterback to beat 31 franchises: 2007
  • Most Associated Press NFL MVP awards: 5 (2003, 2004, 2008, 2009, 2013)
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