Peyton Manning has thrown for 71,871 yards in his career.

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Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning may have had one of the worst performances of his career on Sunday, but he did so etching his name in history.

Manning, who broke Brett Favre's all-time passing record, was benched after throwing four interceptions against the Kansas City Chiefs.

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After the game, Manning was congratulated by Favre:

In only how he can, Brett Favre sends along congrats to Peyton Manning.

Posted by Denver Broncos on Sunday, November 15, 2015

"Peyton, I'm in a tree stand," Favre said. "Yeah, you've interrupted me again. Man, I'm very happy for you. Congrats. But now you have to take them all away. Good luck, man. You're the best."

(h/t Broncos' Facebook page)