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Niners Nation Oct 18, 2014

49ers vs. Broncos: Peyton Manning is hard to sack and always has been

Newsflash: getting to Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is tough. The San Francisco 49ers may not be able to do it. Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning has been sacked 276 times in his career. I don't know how many times he's been hit as he's thrown the ball, but it's surely been a lot. But 276 sacks sure does seem like a lot, does't it? Well it is and it isn't. Manning has been in the league since 1998, and has played in 245 regular season games. In other words, he gets sacked roughly 1.1 times per game. That's not much. Among active players, Manning is the sixth most-sacked...
Mile High Report Oct 17, 2014

Water Cooler Quarterbacks: What's in a record? Examining Peyton's quest for 509

Good morning Broncos Country! I'm filling in for the WCQ this week. With Peyton Manning on the cusp of setting another career milestone with 509 career TD passes, I wanted to examine some of the most hallowed records in sports history. Career vs. Season vs. Game There are many different classifications of records. Some take a career to accomplish, some a season, some can be set in a single spectacular game.  Last season, Peyton tied the NFL record for touchdown passes in a single game with 7 against the Baltimore Ravens. He finished the season with an NFL record 55 touchdown passes and...

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