The Season of Manning
by Lance Cundy on December 30, 2013
Peyton Manning broke a slew of records in 2013 while leading the Denver Broncos to the top seed in the AFC at 13-3.
Manning broke Tom Brady’s NFL record of touchdown passes in a season by passing for 55 touchdowns throughout the year. Demaryius Thomas was Manning’s favorite end zone target with 14 touchdown receptions.
Maning also broke Drew Brees’ record for passing yards in a season by throwing for 5,477 yards this year. His longest pass of the year was a 78 yard touchdown pass to Demaryius Thomas.
Lastly, the Denver Broncos set the NFL record for most points in a season. The record, formerly held by the New England Patriots, now sits at 596 points.
To view a full breakdown of Peyton Manning’s year, take a look at our latest statographic, The Season of Manning.