Peyton Manning Passes Brett Favre for Most Wins by a Quarterback in NFL History

February 8, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning already surpassed former Green Bay Packers legend Brett Favre earlier this season to become the NFL's all-time leading passer. Manning leapfrogged Favre again Sunday during Denver's 24-10 victory over the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50.
Andrew Siciliano of the Red Zone Channel noted: "Manning is now the winningest QB in NFL history. 200 victories, one more than Brett Favre."
The future Hall of Famer has passed Favre in several key statistical categories (including career passing touchdowns as well), but it's likely none means more to Manning than wins.
At the same time, though, the 39-year-old veteran downplayed his pursuit of the wins record when asked about it leading up to Denver's game against the Pack during the 2015 season, per Ian McCue of 247Sports:
I don't really get into the what ifs and the hypotheticals...I got asked about [the wins record] by the Green Bay media, they were really searching fo...

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