Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 1/13/13
Saturday’s loss against Baltimore did not affect Quarterback Peyton Manning’s overall position among the greatest quarterbacks of all-time and certainly did not change his Hall of Fame status. The four-time league MVP has thrown for 59,487 passing yards with 436 touchdowns, made 12 Pro Bowl teams and 12 playoff appearances.But once again Manning and his team made an earlier than expected exit in the playoffs.Unfortunately for Manning, this has become somewhat of a trend. While playing for Indianapolis, Peyton took the Colts to the playoffs nine years in a row from 2002-2010. During that span, the Colts went 9-8 in the playoffs and won just one lone Super Bowl title in 2006.For most franchises, the word lone would probably not describe their one championship, but when Peyton Manning is your Quarterback, the expectations are exceedingly higher. Manning set those expectations during the regular season; his record in the regular season from 2002-2010 as the Colts starting quarterback: 1...
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