DENVER (AP) – Peyton Manning shrugged off the question about the meaningfulness of inevitably breaking Brett Favre’s NFL record for touchdown passes.
Deep down, though, the only man to win five MVP awards must recognize what an achievement it is.
Next Sunday against San Francisco, or perhaps the following Thursday against San Diego, Manning will surpass Favre’s 508 regular-season TD throws. Manning is two shy after throwing for three scores in a 31-17 victory over the New York Jets on Sunday.
“I don’t know if any of them are big for me, necessarily, especially in the middle of the season,” Manning said. “We’re trying to win football games. It’s tough. It’s a tough schedule. That’s all I’m thinking about, trying to find a way to win the game.
“If Ronnie (Hillman) wants to run for four touchdowns next week, I’m in favor of that.”
It’s not that Manning doesn’t care…
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