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Chiefs help Peyton Manning to one of the worst performances in NFL history

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I always assumed it would feel better to beat Peyton Manning and see his career sail away. The Kansas City Chiefs beat him on Sunday but, I have to admit, seeing just how bad he was and how the end is near made me just as sad as I am happy. The guy is a legend and on Sunday we saw someone impersonating Peyton out there because that was not the quarterback I've come to know over the years. It's kind of sad seeing that fall from grace.

OK, enough with the tears and feelings here. Let's recap just how bad that Peyton performance was. Because it was really, really bad. Like one of the worst in NFL history.

The numbers are jarring: 5-of-20 for 35 yards, 0 TDs, 4 INTs.

Pro Football Focus says Peyton's game was THE WORST THEY HAVE EVER GRADED.

Subject to Manning's grade being finalized during our All-22 review process, this was the single worst grade PFF has ever given a quarterback in one game, and was significantly worse than even total trainwreck performances. We're talking about a negative-11.7 — a grade worse than Jamarcus Russell ever posted. Worse than John Skelton ever managed. Remember that disastrous game Josh Freeman once had for the Vikings that was so bad it effectively got him banned from the league? Manning was worse yesterday.

Manning was awful when not throwing around the line of scrimmage.

He's usually around 15-ish percent pressure on his dropbacks. Not on Sunday.

The QB rating is just incredible: 0.0. (There is no negative passer rating)

Even though it's Peyton, the guy who always beats the Chiefs, I am feeling like this today. It's all kind of sad.

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