Manning breaks NFL TD passes record with 51

Peyton Manning's assault on the record books this season includes another historical accolade: His 51st touchdown pass, the most ever in a season.

Tom Brady held the record since 2007 with 50, topping Manning's prior mark of 49 from 2004, when Manning was with the Indianapolis Colts.

Manning tied the 50 mark by hitting Eric Decker from 20 yards out for the score. The play was reviewed, and upheld, once it was seen that Decker had control of the ball and had both feet in the end zone.
— Eric Edholm

Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos heads to the field to warm up before the game against the San Diego Chargers on November 10, 2013 at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)
Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos heads to the field to warm up before the game against the San Diego Chargers on November 10, 2013 at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)
Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos heads to the field to warm up before the game against the San Diego Chargers on November 10, 2013 at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)
Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos prepares for their game against the San Diego Chargers at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on December 12, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)
Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos prepares for their game against the San Diego Chargers at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on December 12, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)
Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos prepares for their game against the San Diego Chargers at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on December 12, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)
HOUSTON, TX - DECEMBER 22: Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos drops back to pass during the first half of the game against the Houston Texans at Reliant Stadium on December 22, 2013 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
Denver Broncos v Houston Texans
HOUSTON, TX - DECEMBER 22: Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos drops back to pass during the first half of the game against the Houston Texans at Reliant Stadium on December 22, 2013 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
Quarterback Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos directs the offense against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on October 13, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. The Broncos defeated the Jaguars 35-19. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Quarterback Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos directs the offense against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on October 13, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. The Broncos defeated the Jaguars 35-19. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Quarterback Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos directs the offense against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on October 13, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. The Broncos defeated the Jaguars 35-19. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos signals to his wide receivers during a game against the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium on October 6, 2013 in Arlington, Texas. The Broncos defeated the Cowboys 51-48. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)
Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos signals to his wide receivers during a game against the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium on October 6, 2013 in Arlington, Texas. The Broncos defeated the Cowboys 51-48. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)
Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos signals to his wide receivers during a game against the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium on October 6, 2013 in Arlington, Texas. The Broncos defeated the Cowboys 51-48. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)
DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 5: Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos calls out to his teammates behind center against the Baltimore Ravens in the first half during the game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on September 5, 2013 in Denver Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)
Baltimore Ravens v Denver Broncos
DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 5: Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos calls out to his teammates behind center against the Baltimore Ravens in the first half during the game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on September 5, 2013 in Denver Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)
Quarterback Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos and brother quarterback Eli Manning #10 of the New York Giants shake hands at the end of the Denver Broncos 41-23 win over the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium on September 15, 2013 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)
Quarterback Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos and brother quarterback Eli Manning #10 of the New York Giants shake hands at the end of the Denver Broncos 41-23 win over the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium on September 15, 2013 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)
Quarterback Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos and brother quarterback Eli Manning #10 of the New York Giants shake hands at the end of the Denver Broncos 41-23 win over the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium on September 15, 2013 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)
Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos calls a play during the first half against the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium on September 15, 2013 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)
Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos calls a play during the first half against the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium on September 15, 2013 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)
Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos calls a play during the first half against the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium on September 15, 2013 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)
DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 29: Quarterback Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos walks off of the field after the win over the Philadelphia Eagles at Sports Authority Field Field at Mile High on September 29, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)
Quarterback Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos walks off of the field after the win over the Philadelphia Eagles at Sports Authority Field Field at Mile High on September 29, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)
DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 29: Quarterback Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos walks off of the field after the win over the Philadelphia Eagles at Sports Authority Field Field at Mile High on September 29, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)
Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos calls a play against the Dallas Cowboys in the fourth quarter at AT&T Stadium on October 6, 2013 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos calls a play against the Dallas Cowboys in the fourth quarter at AT&T Stadium on October 6, 2013 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos calls a play against the Dallas Cowboys in the fourth quarter at AT&T Stadium on October 6, 2013 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
Andrew Luck #12 of the Indianapolis Colts and Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos meet after the game at Lucas Oil Stadium on October 20, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Colts won 39-33. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
Andrew Luck #12 of the Indianapolis Colts and Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos meet after the game at Lucas Oil Stadium on October 20, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Colts won 39-33. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
Andrew Luck #12 of the Indianapolis Colts and Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos meet after the game at Lucas Oil Stadium on October 20, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Colts won 39-33. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

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