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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. Lynn Williams USA Jersey . -- Peyton Mannings spectacular season was every bit the record-breaking sensation it appeared. The NFL said Tuesday that Mannings single-season mark of 5,477 yards passing will stand. Elias Sports Bureau, the leagues official statistician, reviewed a 7-yard pass from Manning to wide receiver Eric Decker and determined it will remain a forward pass and not a lateral, which would have made it a 7-yard run. That would have subtracted 7 yards from Mannings total, leaving him with 5,470 yards, six shy of Drew Brees 2011 record. "The stats crew at the game scored this play as a forward pass. During the course of a season, there are many similar plays which could be reviewed by the Elias," NFL spokesman Michael Signora said. "In this case, the determination of Elias is that the fairest resolution is for the ruling of the on-site stats crew to stand." The play in question occurred with just over a minute remaining in the first quarter of Denvers 34-14 win at Oakland on Sunday. Remember that camera angles can be deceiving, depending on where the camera is located. But there were two angles that would back up whichever argument one wants to make. Mannings pass clearly looks like a lateral in one camera angle. Another angle, from above, however, appears to show Decker gathering in the ball at the Denver 48-yard line with Manning about a foot deeper than that. Manning finished with 266 yards passing before sitting out the second half, and his final throw was a 6-yard TD toss to Demaryius Thomas which gave him 5,477 yards for the season and also 55 TD passes, five more than Tom Bradys record set in 2007, considered a much more significant achievement that the single-season yardage mark. With Denver safely ahead 31-0 at halftime and the home-field advantage throughout the AFC playoffs secured, Manning watched backup Brock Osweiler play the entire second half in his place. Elias routinely reviews plays and often tweaks totals in the days following games, then notifies teams of corrections to totals such as yardage or sack numbers. Manning broke the TD record two weeks ago at Houston and was all smiles afterward, crediting his coaches and teammates and saying it was a significant mark that meant a lot to him because it came in the midst of a successful season. The Broncos (13-3) are the AFCs top seed in the playoffs for the second straight season. They have a bye this weekend and will host a divisional round game Jan. 12. He was much more nonchalant about the yardage record. Had the play in question originally been ruled a lateral, Manning would have finished the first half six yards shy of Brees record of 5,476 yards, and that might have prompted the Broncos to send him out to start the third quarter even with the big lead and the playoffs looming. Then again, maybe not. Coach John Fox demurred when asked Monday if he would have considered sending Manning out for another series after halftime if he hadnt already broken Brees mark. "Thats hard to say. ... What was very positive was I thought we played, if not our best, one of our better halves of football that put us in a position where we could do different things," Fox said. "No. 1, all those things are great, those individual accomplishments, team accomplishments, but not at the risk of putting a player at risk. So I dont know if Ive answered your question, Im just kind of telling you what would go through our minds in that situation." After breaking Bradys TD record, Manning said he expected Brady to break the mark again soon, adding that all sorts of marks will fall like dominoes if NFL owners get their way and expand the regular season from 16 to 18 games. Had Elias ruling gone the other way, his yardage record wouldnt have even lasted 48 hours. Now, itll stand for at least a year and maybe much longer. Emily Sonnett Jersey . Hes the same player he always was, only now his efforts are being rewarded. The rookie manager has made a habit of heaping praise on others when things are going well, and accepting criticism when they arent.  But in the case of Hurtado, its what the coach is NOT saying that may be the secret to a superb run of form. Becky Sauerbrunn Jersey . -- New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft wanted to keep Logan Mankins with the team for a long time.Beyond our televised coverage of the First Round, TSN offered extended live late round digital coverage for TSN subscribers via TSN GO.   TSN GO is currently available to Rogers Cable and Bell TV customers.  We are in ongoing discussions with all television service providers and are looking forward to making TSN GO available to more fans across the country.    We should have expressed with greater clarity to viewers and CFL stakeholders the coverage plans on TSN GO.  We apologize for any confusion surrounnding TSNs extended live digital coverage of last nights CFL Draft. Kelley OHara USA Jersey.  About TSN GO Featuring 6,000+ hours of live sports coverage each year, TSN GO gives TSN and TSN2 subscribers the freedom to live stream the networks programming from their smartphones, tablets, and computers at no additional charge. Bell TV and Rogers have already signed on to TSN GO, making it available to all of their customers who subscribe to TSN. Additional TV service providers are expected to be announced in the coming weeks. ' ' '

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