Injury: Multiple Neck Surgeries
Accolades After Injury: 1x Pro Bowler
Multiple neck surgeries to one of the greatest field generals the game has known left many in doubt as to whether the 12-time Pro Bowler would ever play another down. The Colts, his only team, didn't want to take a chance and put their future first by drafting Andrew Luck (can't blame them). The Broncos, on the other hand, took a chance on him. A chance that resulted in the best record in the AFC. Peyton racked up over 4,500 yards and 37 touchdowns this, making a favorite for both the MVP and Comeback Player awards. We're guessing Manning is way passed being happy with just playing again and now has his sights set on a certain game in February down in New Orleans.