For an NFL-record 25th time, Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning was named the AFC player of the week, the league announced Wednesday.
Manning was 32-of-37 passing for 374 yards in the Broncos' 37-21 win Monday against Oakland. He threw is 12th TD pass of the season, which set the record for TD passes in the first three games.
The 37-year-old Manning already holds the NFL record for player of the week awards, which he set earlier this season with his Week 1 performance - seven touchdown passes. It is his fourth time with the Broncos.
New England's Tom Brady is second on the all-time list with 23, and former Miami quarterback Dan Marino is third with 18.
Denver (3-0) next plays Sunday at home against Philadelphia (1-2) at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Kickoff is 2:25 p.m.
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