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MANNING MOVING UPDenver quarterback PEYTON MANNING completed 27 of 38 passes (71.1 percent) for 301 yards and one touchdown in the Broncos’ 36-14 win at Carolina.

Manning has 420 touchdown passes and tied Pro Football Hall of Famer DAN MARINO for the second-most in NFL history.

The players with the most touchdown passes in NFL history:

PLAYER TEAM(S)

TOUCHDOWN PASSES

Brett Favre Green Bay, N.Y. Jets, Minnesota

508

Peyton Manning* Indianapolis, Denver

420

Dan Marino Miami

420

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Manning has led the AFC West-leading Broncos to a 6-3 record. The victory over Carolina was the 147th of his career, tying Marino for the third-most regular-season wins as a starter.

The quarterbacks with the most regular-season wins as a starter in NFL history:

MOST CAREER WINS AS STARTER

PLAYER

RECORD

WIN PCT.

Brett Favre

186-112-0

.624

John Elway

148-82-1

.643

Peyton Manning*

147-70-0

.677

Dan Marino

147-93-0

.613

Tom Brady*

130-38-0

.774

Fran Tarkenton

124-109-6

.531

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TONY FOR 100In the New Orleans Saints’ 31-27 victory over the Atlanta Falcons, tight ends JIMMY GRAHAM of the Saints had 146 receiving yards with two touchdowns and TONY GONZALEZ of the Falcons had 122 receiving yards with two touchdowns. It marked the first time in NFL history that two tight ends had at least 120 receiving yards and two touchdowns in the same game.

Gonzalez now has 101 career touchdown receptions, the most by a tight end and the sixth-most in NFL history. With his two touchdowns Sunday, Gonzalez broke a tie with Pro Football Hall of Famer DON HUTSON (99) and moved past Hall of Famer STEVE LARGENT (100) and TIM BROWN (100).

The players with 100 career touchdown receptions:

PLAYER TEAM(S)

REC. TOUCHDOWNS

Jerry Rice San Francisco, Oakland, Seattle

197

Randy Moss* Minnesota, Oakland, New England, San Francisco

155

Terrell Owens San Francisco, Philadelphia, Dallas, Buffalo, Cincinnati

153

Cris Carter Philadelphia, Minnesota, Miami

130

Marvin Harrison Indianapolis

128

Tony Gonzalez* Kansas City, Atlanta

101

Tim Brown Los Angles/Oakland, Tampa Bay

100

Steve Largent Seattle

100

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Gonzalez now has 13,955 receiving yards and passed CRIS CARTER (13,899) for eighth place on the all-time list.

The players with the most receiving yards in NFL history:

PLAYER TEAM(S)

REC. YARDS

Jerry Rice San Francisco, Oakland, Seattle

22,895

Terrell Owens San Francisco, Philadelphia, Dallas, Buffalo, Cincinnati

15,934

Isaac Bruce Los Angeles/St. Louis, San Francisco

15,208

Randy Moss* Minnesota, Oakland, New England, Tennessee, San Francisco

15,112

Tim Brown Los Angles/Oakland, Tampa Bay

14,934

Marvin Harrison Indianapolis

14,580

James Lofton Green Bay, L.A. Raiders, Buffalo, L.A. Rams, Philadelphia

14,004

Tony Gonzalez* Kansas City, Atlanta

13,955

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