Originally posted on The Other Paper  |  Last updated 12/23/13
Peyton Manning reclaimed the record for throwing the most touchdown passes in an NFL season on Sunday. The Bronco quarterback's fourth touchdown toss— in an AFC West-clinching win against the Texans— a 25-yard completion to tight end Julius Thomas with 4:28 left in the game, gave Manning 51 touchdowns for the season.At the post-game presser, the humble Manning said his record-setting touchdown pass was a “team record” and expects it to be broken, but he will savor it for now.“I’m sure it’s just a temporary record, but I will enjoy it,” he said.Manning did admit he was worried about getting the historic ball back from his tight end after the catch."It wouldn't surprise me if Julius  went and handed it to some babe up in the stands and tried to get her phone number in exchange for the ball, " joked Manning. "That would be right up Julius' alley ... pretty in line with his thinking all the time."Manning received a standing ovation at Reliant Stadium after breaking the record and got pl...
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