Steve Young Compares Peyton Manning To Obama, Or Something

I think Steve Young is trying to say that for Denver to beat Cincinnati tonight Peyton Manning needs to play well—which, duh—but did he need to use some garbled metaphor about Manning, Obama, and dictatorship to do it? Or is he trying to sneak some political commentary about Obama—go search Twitter for "Obama" and… » 12/22/14 8:41pm Monday 8:41pm

What Did RG3 Say That Peyton Manning Hasn't?

In terms of RG3 takes, it appears we're not quite out of the woods. The quarterback's comments after Washington's pratfall against Tampa Bay—in which he more or less said football is a team effort—gave everyone the opportunity to take a swing at the already-half-broken piñata. Here's one more bad take, from Brian… » 11/19/14 2:06pm 11/19/14 2:06pm

Peyton Manning's 510 Touchdowns, Visualized By Distance And Receiver

Here's a sleek-looking chart of Peyton Manning's 510 career touchdowns, put together by data artist Max Einstein at DataLooksDope.com. You'll want to expand the image or view the full-sized version on his site—it has every TD pass listed chronologically, displayed by distance, and includes clusters for each receiver… » 10/21/14 1:32pm 10/21/14 1:32pm

Manning's Keep-Away Celebration Was Planned, Practiced, Therefore Corny

After Peyton Manning tossed his record-breaking 509th career touchdown last night, the Broncos' receiving corps took the newly historic ball and razzed their quarterback with a seemingly impromptu game of keep-away. It was fun to see the stoic and anal-retentive Manning hopping around like a kid on a playground, for… » 10/20/14 9:44am 10/20/14 9:44am

It Took 36 Browns QBs 28 Seasons To Match Peyton Manning's 500 TDs

Peyton Manning reached 500 touchdown passes yesterday. Five hundred is an arbitrary number. (A nice, round number that enshrines him in the elite company of one, but arbitrary nonetheless.) How can you truly grasp the weight of an arbitrary number? Set it as the constant, and see how extreme the other variables can… » 10/06/14 3:17pm 10/06/14 3:17pm

Peyton Manning Penalized For Jawing At Texans DB Who Concussed Welker

In the final seconds of the first half of Texans-Broncos last night, Houston safety D.J. Swearinger hit Wes Welker with a shoulder pad/forearm shot to the helmet. Though he did so slowly, Welker did get up on his own and took himself out of the game. He immediately went to the locker room where it was determined he… » 8/24/14 10:31am 8/24/14 10:31am

Colin Kaepernick And Russell Wilson Get The Most Out Of Completions

Passing in the NFL comes in any number of flavors, but the general trend has been an emphasis more efficiency, higher completion percentage, and overall, shorter passes. Peyton Manning and Tom Brady and all those guys. But Colin Kaepernick and Russell Wilson don't have time for all that. » 7/30/14 6:05pm 7/30/14 6:05pm

Peyton Manning Scolds College Kids, Achieves Maximum Dadness

The New York Daily News has a cool story about hanging out at the Manning family's annual summer football camp—which is less of a camp at this point and more of a pilgrimage site for thousands of wannabe NFL players—and there are some entertaining anecdotes in there about Peyton, Eli, and Archie. But none surpass this… » 7/22/14 1:21pm 7/22/14 1:21pm