Peyton Manning to announce retirement

According to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, all-time great Peyton Manning is expected to announce his retirement on Monday, closing one of the great careers in League history. There has been speculation, and recommendation by some, that this would be his last year most of this past season.


Peyton Manning after the Broncos' Super Bowl 50 win.
Peyton Manning after the Broncos’ Super Bowl 50 win.


If he hangs them up tomorrow here are the NFL records he walks away with:

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)


An announcement is scheduled for Monday (March 7) at 12 noon  EST.

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