In the third quarter, Peyton Manning surpassed the 300-yard mark for the 70th time of his career, extending his own NFL record. It is the seventh time Manning has accomplished the feat in 2012.
Manning and his team are 47-20 in games that he surpasses 300 yards, including the postseason. Denver is 4-2 this year when he goes over 300. He has done so three times during the current seven-game winning streak.
Earlier in the game, he became the fastest player in NFL history to reach 5,000 completions, reaching the mark in his 221st career game – 18 fewer than Brett Favre.
On the night, he is 26-of-36 for 310 yards and a touchdown with one interception for a passer rating of 95.8.
On the same drive, running back Knowshon Moreno also surpassed the 100-yard rushing mark in the fourth quarter on a 16-yard rush. It’s the first time in 2012 he has accomplished the feat and the third time of his career. He currently has 106 yards on the ground and 155 all-purpose yards on the night with a career-high 29 carries.