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Brett Favre congratulates Peyton Manning on breaking all-time passing record

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) walks off the field after throwing four interceptions and being replaced by Denver Broncos quarterback Brock Osweiler in the 29-13 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015, at Sports Authority Field at Mile High Stadium in Denver. (David Eulitt/Kansas City Star/TNS via Getty Images)

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) walks off the field after throwing four interceptions and being replaced by Denver Broncos quarterback Brock Osweiler in the 29-13 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015, at Sports Authority Field at Mile High Stadium in Denver. (David Eulitt/Kansas City Star/TNS via Getty Images)

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

Kansas City Star Tribune News Service

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)