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Quarterback, Denver Broncos

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Draft: 1998 Round 1 (1)
College: Tennessee
Ht: 6’5”  Wt: 230 DOB: 1976-03-24 Age: 39

Season Stats
FF Today Default Scoring: Review Scoring
  PassingRushing Fantasy
Season Team G GS Cmp Att Cmp% Yard TD INTAtt Yard Avg TD FPts FPts/G
2000 IND 16 16 357 571 62.5 4,413 33 15 37 116 3.1 1 370.3 23.1
2001 IND 16 16 343 547 62.7 4,131 26 23 35 157 4.5 4 350.3 21.9
2002 IND 16 16 392 591 66.3 4,199 27 19 38 148 3.9 2 344.8 21.5
2003 IND 16 16 379 566 67.0 4,267 29 10 27 29 1.1 0 332.3 20.8
2004 IND 16 16 336 497 67.6 4,557 49 10 25 38 1.5 0 427.7 26.7
2005 IND 16 16 305 453 67.3 3,747 28 10 33 45 1.4 0 303.9 19.0
2006 IND 16 16 362 557 65.0 4,397 31 9 23 36 1.6 4 371.5 23.2
2007 IND 16 16 337 515 65.4 4,039 31 14 20 -5 -0.3 3 343.5 21.5
2008 IND 16 16 371 555 66.8 4,002 27 12 20 21 1.1 1 316.2 19.8
2009 IND 16 16 393 571 68.8 4,500 33 16 19 -13 -0.7 0 355.7 22.2
2010 IND 16 16 450 680 66.2 4,700 33 17 18 18 1.0 0 368.8 23.1
2011 IND 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0.0 0.0
2012 DEN 16 0 400 583 68.6 4,667 37 11 23 7 0.3 0 382.1 23.9
2012 (Projected) DEN     374 575 65.0 4,195 27 13 15 17 1.1 0 319.5  

2015 Outlook
Depth Chart
In past years, an analysis of Peyton Manningís fantasy football prospects would be about how remarkably consistent and highly productive he has been. This year, itís about his health and his role with a new team, the Denver Broncos. Reports out of Denver indicate that his arm strength is nearly back to full capacity after having multiple neck surgeries but training camp and the preseason will tell us if that is truly the case. Preseason games will also give us an indication of how well his body responds to physical contact. As to the Broncos offensive philosophy, letís just say that they didnít get Peyton Manning to hand the ball off anywhere near as much as they did last season. With a pair of emerging wide receivers in Demaryius Thomas and Eric Decker, two solid receiving options at tight end in Jacob Tamme and Joel Dreesen and an intriguing rookie out of the backfield in Ronnie Hillman, there are more than enough weapons for Manning to finish as a top five fantasy quarterback provided he can remain healthy for the entire season. More on to the consistency factor: Prior to last season, Manning had thrown for over 4,000 passing yards in 11 of 13 seasons (missing the mark in his rookie season and in 2005 when he was rested at the end of he year) and had at least 26 touchdown passes in every pro season. And we all know that he had never missed a start prior to 2011. Given his health status, Manning should be taken as the 9th or 10th quarterback but his upside is certainly greater than that.

Fan. Tm. Player
QB1QB2 Brock Osweiler
QB2QB1 Peyton Manning
QB3QB3 Trevor Siemian
QB4QB4 Christian Ponder
Broncos Depth Chart
News From The Past 90 Days
Brock Osweiler to make second straight start     -- Mon Nov 23 1:30 pm --

On the QB1 radar against New England
Brock Osweiler will make another start for the Broncos against the Patriots on Sunday night, per team sources. (Chris Morensen on Twitter)

FF Today's Take: Osweiler was solid in the Broncos win at Chicago tossing two touchdowns while throwing for 250 yards and zero INTs. There's some uncertainty as to whether Peyton Manning will remain on the bench because he's injured and unable to play or because the Broncos are looking to move on at the position. The answer likely lies somewhere between. Osweiler will be on the QB1 radar at home against the Patriots in Week 12.
Injury Osweiler preparing for first career start     -- Wed Nov 18 8:00 pm --

Manning on 'treatment only' program
ďIíve prepared for this moment for a very long time,íí Osweiler said after practice Wednesday. ďI havenít wasted a single day, Iím just going to stick to the preparation that got me to this point and Iíll be ready to go on Sunday.íí Peyton Manning has made every start since signing with the Broncos, right up until Sundayís game. Having dealt with right shoulder, left foot and rib cage injuries of late the Broncos have put Manning on a treatment-only program -- no practice, no games -- for at least the near future. (

FF Today's Take: Brock Osweiler's first pro start comes against a Bears squad that employs former Broncos HC John Fox. Familiarity aside Chicago is only yielding 217 yards per game through the air and has given up the sixth most passing touchdowns (17) in the league. Osweiler sits just outside the top 10-12 fantasy QBs this week but carries plenty of appeal for dynasty leaguers.
Injury Peyton Manning ruled out for Week 11     -- Mon Nov 16 4:30 pm --

Brock Osweiler will draw start against Chicago
Peyton Manning will not face former Denver head coach John Fox and offensive coordinator Adam Gase when the Broncos travel to Chicago to take on the Bears on Sunday. Coach Gary Kubiak announced Monday that Brock Osweiler will start in Week 11, as Manning has been ruled out. "That decision has been made," said Kubiak, who added that Manning expressed a desire to play through his nagging injury, which NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported is a case of plantar fasciitis. Trevor Siemian will back up Osweiler until at least next Monday when Kubiak will check back in with Manning. (

FF Today's Take: Kubiak expressed regret Monday for not holding Manning out of Week 10 altogether after his 39-year-old quarterback suffered a ribcage injury at some point late last week. If Osweiler shows he can move the offense consistently over the next week and maybe two, Kubiak may feel as if he has no choice but to stay with him. With his 9:17 touchdown-to-interception ratio, Manning is the only quarterback in the league that has started every game and has a negative TD-to-INT ratio.
Injury Peyton Manning has plantar fasciitis in left foot     -- Mon Nov 16 11:30 am --

Brock Osweiler replaced Manning in Week 10
Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning has plantar fasciitis in his foot, including a partial tear of tissue, an NFL source confirmed Monday. Manning began experiencing pain two weeks ago, then aggravated the injury on the artifical turf at Lucas Oil Stadium eight days ago. He completed 5-of -20 passes for 35 yards and 4 INTS on Sunday against the Chiefs. He is worst in the NFL with 17 interceptions, leaving him on pace for a career-high 30. (Denver Post)

FF Today's Take: Nothing is official but you can expect Brock Osweiler to be under center for the Broncos in Week 11 against the Bears as rest is the best cure for Manning's foot injury. Emmanuel Sanders and Demaryius Thomas are performing more like low-end WR2s than WR1s through ten weeks of the season.
Injury Peyton Manning "limited" on Thursday     -- Thu Nov 12 5:25 pm --

Foot injury
Peyton Manning officially listed as "limited." HC Gary Kubiak: "There's concern, but I think he'll get there." (Nicki Jhabvala on Twitter)

FF Today's Take: Manning did not practice on Wednesday and it is interesting to note that Kubiak expressed concern. With that said, there doesn't seem to be overwhelming concern, so feel free to play Manning, Demaryius Thomas and Emmanuel Sanders as you normally would.
Injury Peyton Manning rests sore foot Wednesday     -- Wed Nov 11 7:03 pm --

Kubiak says Peyton will practice Thursday
Coach Gary Kubiak told reporters that Peyton Manning sat out Wednesday's practice because of a sore foot that has bothered the 39-year-old quarterback for a "couple weeks," per NFL Media's James Palmer. Kubiak said that Manning came out of Sunday's defeat "really sore" after playing on the FieldTurf at Lucas Oil Stadium. The Broncos expect him to return to practice on Thursday. (

FF Today's Take: This looks like a simple day of rest for an aging veteran who has struggled at times during the first half of the season. Peyton Manning's sore foot isn't going to prevent him from playing this week but it may help explain his lack of touchdown passes in recent weeks. Manning and the Broncos' passing attack have only notched four TD receptions in their last five games.
Vernon Davis traded to Broncos in draft pick deal     -- Tue Nov 3 8:55 am --

49ers acquire sixth-rounders in 2016 & 2017
The Broncos acquired San Francisco tight end Vernon Davis on Monday, sending sixth-round picks (2016 & 2017) to the 49ers in return. Denver will also receive San Francisco's seventh-rounder in 2016. (Denver Post)

FF Today's Take: It's unclear what Davis' role will be on a team that's so focused on running the ball and playing stifling defense, but it's obvious that Davis wasn't happy in San Fran. This essentially represents a salary dump for the struggling Niners, clearing the remaining $2.33 million on Davis' deal. The trading deadline is Tuesday at 2 p.m., and the Broncos have been linked to the Cleveland Browns, who are shopping left tackle Joe Thomas and center Alex Mack. If they bolster up that line and teams start becoming complacent against Peyton Manning, Davis might just become a viable TE in fantasy.

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