Providing Leadership and Growth Opportunities for Children at Risk
  • Peyton Manning Wins 2015 Bart Starr Award
  • Peyton Manning Named Louisiana’s #1 All-Time Greatest Athlete
  • Inaugural PeyBack Scholarship Recipient Earns College Degree
  • 2014 University of Tennessee Peyton Manning Scholarship Recipients Named
  • PeyBack Foundation Awards more than $1 Million in Grants to Youth-Based Community Agencies in Colorado, Tennessee, Louisiana, and Indiana
  • PeyBack Foundation Scores Big
  • NFL Player Foundation Grant
  • Peyton Manning Named Sports Illustrated’s Sportsman of the Year
  • University of Tennessee 2013 Peyton Manning Scholarship Awarded
  • 2013 PeyBack Foundation Grants Awarded
  • Peyton Manning Celebrates Local Kids’ Fundraising Efforts
  • 2013 PeyBack Foundation Scholarship Recipient Named
  • A Special Guest at School on Wheels Education Celebration
  • Peyton Makes Surprise School Visits at Denver Area Schools
  • Peyton Joins USO Tour
  • Peyton Manning Named FedEx Air Player of the Year
  • Peyton Manning Named Associated Press Comeback Player of the Year
  • 2014 Grant Application Available
  • Indianapolis Holiday Hospital Visit
  • New Orleans Holiday Celebration
  • Knoxville Holiday Assistance
  • Denver Metro Boys & Girls Club Holiday Party
  • Denver Metro Area Thanksgiving Meal Giveaway
  • Indianapolis Thanksgiving Grocery Giveaway
  • 2012 PeyBack Classic Wrap Up
  • University of Tennessee Peyton Manning Scholarship Recipients Named
  • PeyBack Foundation Receives $20,500 NFL Charities Grant
  • Peyton Participates in Denver Heartwalk
  • PeyBack Foundation Awards $500,000 in Grants to 88 Community Organizations
  • The Indianapolis Star: Peyton Manning Article
  • Peyton Manning Honored at Annual Boy Scouts Awards Dinner
  • Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital at St. Vincent and Project 18 present “Menu Makeovers”
  • Girls Incorporated of Greater Indianapolis 2011 Strong, Smart, and Bold Summer Day Camp Visit
  • PeyBack Foundation Receives 2011 Assistance League Star Award
  • PeyBack Foundation Receives a $12,500 NFL Charities Grant
  • Peyton Manning Named 2010 National Pathfinder Award Recipient
  • Peyton Manning Named FedEx Air Player of the Year

    7:41 PM - 2/4/13
    Posted Feb 2, 2013
    By Stuart Zaas

    On the same night that quarterback Peyton Manning earned the Associated Press Comeback Player of the Year Award, he was also recognized as the FedEx Air Player of the Year.

    Manning was nominated for five FedEx Air Player of the Week honors and won the award in Week 17.

    “This is a great honor to win the FedEx Air NFL Player of the Year,” Manning said. “The best part about this award is that it’s voted on by the fans. That means a great deal. I’m truly honored to win this award. I want to thank FedEx for honoring me with this award.”

    The four-time NFL MVP was named a starter for the AFC Pro Bowl squad to mark the 12th career All-Star selection, which represents a record among quarterbacks.

    Manning finished the season with 4,659 yards on 400-of-583 passing with 37 touchdowns and just 11 interceptions. His team records were in touchdown passes, completions, passing yards and completion percentage (68.6). His season passer rating of 105.9 was also a team record.

    He passed Hall of Famer Dan Marino for the second-most wins by a starting quarterback in NFL history in addition to overtaking Brett Favre for the most career games with at least three touchdown passes during the 2012 season.

    Manning led the team to 11 straight wins en route to a 13-3 regular-season record as the Broncos earned the No. 1 seed the AFC playoffs.

    Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers were the other finalists for the award.

    FedEx will make a $25,000 donation in Manning’s name to Junior Achievement offices. The funding is used to help U.S. small business development by educating the next generation of entrepreneurs on how to start and grow their own businesses.

    “I think it’s a great statement by FedEx to try to help our young people and help the generation of tomorrow,” Manning said. “I know that the Denver Junior Achievement Organization will greatly appreciate this donation and I’m proud that it’s in my name. It truly has been a double pleasure receiving this award and also knowing that there is some money going to good use in Denver.”

  • Gallery

    2010 PeyBack Bowl 2010 PeyBack Bowl 2010 PeyBack Bowl 2010 PeyBack Bowl Rik Smits, 2010 PeyBack Bowl Reggie Wayne and Bill Brooks, 2010 PeyBack Bowl Reggie Wayne, 2010 PeyBack Bowl Reggie Miller, 2010 PeyBack Bowl Reggie Miller, 2010 PeyBack Bowl 2010 PeyBack Bowl 2010 PeyBack Bowl Peyton Manning and Chuck Markey, 2010 PeyBack Bowl Peyton and Jerome Bettis, 2010 PeyBack Bowl 2010 PeyBack Bowl 2010 PeyBack Bowl Matt Painter and Mike Conley, Jr., 2010 PeyBack Bowl Bob Kevoian, 2010 PeyBack Bowl Greg Oden, 2010 PeyBack Bowl Gene Keady, 2010 PeyBack Bowl Dwight Freeney, 2010 PeyBack Bowl