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Peyton Manning is 2,148 yards away from his 16th NFL record

Peyton Manning should pass Brett Favre this year for most passing yards

Peyton Manning should pass Brett Favre this year for most passing yards

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is a first ballot Hall of Famer, and I cannot think of anyone that will dispute that.  He is returning this year to try to break a record that is held currently by Brett Favre, and he should be able to do it. 

Brett Favre is the current leader in career passing yard with 71,838 yards. Peyton Manning is just 2,147 yards behind #4, and if he is able to break the record this year, he will have his sixteenth record in the NFL. 

Here are his other records:

  • NFL career passing touchdown record: 509
  • Single season touchdown record (2013): 55
  • Most passing yards, season (2013): 5,477
  • Most games throwing for 300+ yards: 86
  • Most passing touchdowns in a single game (tied, 2013): 7
  • Most games with a passing rating higher than 105: 92
  • Most games with a perfect passer rating of 158.3: 5
  • Most seasons with 350+ completions: 9
  • Most games completing 80-percent passing: 16
  • Highest completion percentage in a postseason game with 450+ yards (2005): 81.8
  • Highest yards-per-game, season (2013): 342.31
  • Most seasons passing for 4,000+ yards: 13
  • Most consecutive seasons with 25+ touchdowns: 15
  • One of two quarterbacks to ever beat all 32 teams (along with Brett Favre)
  • First quarterback to beat 31 franchises: 2007

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