Manning breaks NFL touchdown record

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DENVER, Colo. (October 20, 2014) – Peyton Manning made history once again Sunday night!

The Denver Broncos quarterback came into the game against San Francisco needing just three touchdown passes to surpass Brett Favre.

And he accomplished that with 3:09 remaining in the first half.

His 8-yard touchdown pass to Demaryius Thomas gave the Broncos a 21-3 lead in the game.

Manning threw four touchdown passes in all, and the Broncos blew out the 49ers 42-17.

According to ESPN, the Pro Football Hall of Fame said it had secured the ball and would have it on display in Canton by 4 p.m. Monday.

Brett Favre congratulated Manning for breaking his record via Twitter. Favre had held the record since 2007.

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