Why Peyton Manning and Von Miller Deserve to Win at NFL Honors Award Show

January 30, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

On the evening prior to Super Bowl Sunday (February 2nd, 9 p.m. ET on CBS), Alec Baldwin will return to host the second annual "NFL Honors" show, recognizing the top players of the 2012 NFL Season.  
This year, a pair of Denver Broncos are deserving of recognition.
Quarterback Peyton Manning, after not playing in all of the 2011 season, returned to football with the Broncos in 2012 and helped lead Denver to a 13-3 record while breaking franchise records in nearly every major passing category, including completions (400), completion percentage (68.6), passing yards (4,659), touchdown passes (37) and quarterback rating (105.8).
All of that was accomplished at age of 34 after coming off multiple neck surgeries.  That's over 4,500 yards and 35 touchdowns after not playing an entire season.
"This season has been unlike any season I’ve ever dealt with just because of the transition," Manning told reporters on January 2 in Dove Valley. "I rea...

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