SPORTS CHART OF THE DAY: Peyton Manning Is Having The Second Best Season Of His Career

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The Denver Broncos are in first place in their division thanks in large part to Peyton Manning’s successful return after missing the entire 2011 season. In fact, despite concerns early on about Manning’s arm strength, he is having the second-best season of his career.

We recently looked at how Yards per Attempt might be the most important offensive stat when it comes to winning in the NFL. And below is a look at Manning’s Adjusted Yards per Attempt (AYA), which is just Yards per Attempt adjusted for interceptions.

And despite a career that was in a steady decline during his last six seasons with the Colts, Manning’s AYA is at it’s highest point since his historic 2004 season when he threw for a then-NFL record 49 touchdowns…

Peyton Manning career