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Brandon McManus
K #8
Height:
6-3
Weight:
201
Age:
24
College:
Temple
Hometown:
Lansdale, Penn.
Experience:
3
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesOverall FGsOverall FgsPATKickoffs
GGSBlkLngFG AttFGMPctXP AttXPMPctBlkKOAvgTBRetAvg
TOTAL 0 57 48 39 81.3 77 76 98.7 0 172 64.1 119 51 23.5
2015 DEN 16 0 0 57 35 30 85.7 36 35 97.2 0 81 62.3 55 24 20.5
2014 DEN 15 0 0 44 13 9 69.2 41 41 100 0 91 65.7 64 27 26.1
Recent Games
WKOppResultOverall FGsPATKickoffs
BlkLngFG AttFGMPctXP AttXPMPctBlkKOAvgTBRetAvg
1 BAL W 19-13 0 57 4 4 100 1 1 100 0 6 60.8 5 1 --
2 @KC W 31-24 0 54 1 1 100 4 4 100 0 6 65.8 5 1 --
3 @DET W 24-12 0 48 1 1 100 3 3 100 0 5 65 5 0 --
4 MIN W 23-20 0 47 3 3 100 2 2 100 0 6 64.5 4 2 --
5 @OAK W 16-10 0 52 3 3 100 1 1 100 0 5 66.4 3 2 --
6 @CLE W 26-23 0 39 5 4 80 2 2 100 0 6 63 2 4 --
8 GB W 29-10 0 50 2 2 100 3 3 100 0 6 67.3 4 2 --
9 @IND L 24-27 0 29 1 1 100 3 3 100 0 4 57.3 2 2 --
10 KC L 13-29 0 0 0 0 -- 1 1 100 0 3 11.3 0 1 --
11 @CHI W 17-15 0 24 1 1 100 2 2 100 0 3 68 1 2 --
12 NE W 30-24 0 21 2 1 50 3 3 100 0 6 65 6 0 --
13 @SD W 17-3 0 23 2 1 50 2 2 100 0 4 65 3 1 --
14 OAK L 12-15 0 41 5 4 80 0 0 -- 0 5 66.2 4 1 --
15 @PIT L 27-34 0 0 0 0 -- 4 3 75 0 5 65.4 3 2 --
16 CIN W 20-17 0 37 3 2 66.7 2 2 100 0 5 59.6 3 2 --
17 SD W 27-20 0 48 2 2 100 3 3 100 0 6 64.5 5 1 --

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Bio

McMANUS AT A GLANCE:
• A third-year kicker who has seen action in 31 regular-season games and four postseason contests for Denver (2014-15), connecting on 38-of-48 career field goals (81.3%).
• Tied for third in franchise history with 30 made field goals and ranked fourth in the NFL with a kickoff touchback percentage of 70.5 in 2015.
• Named AFC Special Teams Player of the Month (October, 2015) after converting on 10-of-11 field goals, including the first two game-winning kicks of his career.
• Totaled the second-most made field goals in a single postseason (10-for-10) in 2015.
• Competed in the preseason with Indianapolis as a rookie in 2013 and with the N.Y. Giants in 2014 before being acquired by Denver in a trade.
• Received the 2012 College Football Performance Awards Specialist Trophy as the nation’s best overall kicker following his senior year at Temple University.
• Holds Temple career records for points scored (338), field goals made (60) and punting average (45.4).
• Joined the Broncos on Aug. 26, 2014, in a trade with the N.Y. Giants in exchange for a seventh-round draft choice.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed by Indianapolis as a college free agent 4/30/13; Waived by Indianapolis 8/26/13; Signed to a future contract by N.Y. Giants on 1/2/14; Traded to Denver 8/26/14; Waived by Denver 11/25/14; Signed by Denver (practice squad) 12/4/14; Signed by Denver (active roster) 12/6/14.

McMANUS AT A GLANCE:
• A third-year kicker who has seen action in 31 regular-season games and four postseason contests for Denver (2014-15), connecting on 38-of-48 career field goals (81.3%).
• Tied for third in franchise history with 30 made field goals and ranked fourth in the NFL with a kickoff touchback percentage of 70.5 in 2015.
• Named AFC Special Teams Player of the Month (October, 2015) after converting on 10-of-11 field goals, including the first two game-winning kicks of his career.
• Totaled the second-most made field goals in a single postseason (10-for-10) in 2015.
• Competed in the preseason with Indianapolis as a rookie in 2013 and with the N.Y. Giants in 2014 before being acquired by Denver in a trade.
• Received the 2012 College Football Performance Awards Specialist Trophy as the nation’s best overall kicker following his senior year at Temple University.
• Holds Temple career records for points scored (338), field goals made (60) and punting average (45.4).
• Joined the Broncos on Aug. 26, 2014, in a trade with the N.Y. Giants in exchange for a seventh-round draft choice.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed by Indianapolis as a college free agent 4/30/13; Waived by Indianapolis 8/26/13; Signed to a future contract by N.Y. Giants on 1/2/14; Traded to Denver 8/26/14; Waived by Denver 11/25/14; Signed by Denver (practice squad) 12/4/14; Signed by Denver (active roster) 12/6/14.

2015: McManus tied for third in franchise history with 30 made field goals (35 attempts) and added 35 extra points (36 attempts) for 125 points... Totaled 55 touchbacks on 78 kickoffs for the league’s fourth-best touchback percentage (70.5)... Was a perfect 10-for-10 on field goals in the playoffs to post the second-most made field goals in a single postseason... Began the season with 13 consecutive field goals, which tied for second in Broncos history to start a season... Was a perfect 4-for-4 (57, 56, 43, 33) vs. Bal. (9/13), becoming the second kicker in NFL history to convert to field goals of 56 yards or longer in the same game... Kicked his third 50+-yard field goal of the year (54 yds.) and was 4-for-4 on extra points at K.C. (9/17)... Kicked a 48-yard field goal and connected on all three of his extra point attempts at Det. (9/27)... Finished 3-for-3 on field goal attempts, including the game-winning 39-yard field goal with 1:51 remaining vs. Min. (10/4)... Converted all three field goal attempts (25,20, 52) at Oak. (10/11)... Kicked the game-winning 34-yard field goal in overtime at Cle. (10/18), finishing the game 4-of-5 with made field goals of 29, 25, 39 and 34... Named AFC Special Teams Player for the Month of October after connecting on 10-of-11 field goals, including the first two game-winning kicks of his career... Made two field goals (50, 24) and was a perfect 3-for-3 on extra points vs. G.B. (11/1)... Was 1-for-1 (29 yds.) and made all three extra points at Ind. (11/8)... Connected on his only extra point attempt vs. K.C. (11/15)... Finished 1-of-1 (24 yds.) and connected on both extra points at Chi. (11/22)... Made 1-of-2 field goal attempts, connecting on a 21-yard fourth quarter field goal vs. N.E. (11/29)... Made 1-of-2 field goal attempts, connecting on a 23-yard kick at S.D. (12/6)... Finished 4-of-5 (41, 35, 29, 20), recording all of Denver’s points vs. Oak. (12/13)... Was 3-of-4 on extra points at Pit. (12/20)... Kicked the game-winning 37-yard field goal on the first possession of overtime and finished 2-of-3 on field goals vs. Cin. (12/28)... Connected on both field goal attempts (48, 35) vs. S.D. (1/3)... Tied an NFL postseason record with five made field goals (28, 41, 51, 41 and 45) in Denver’s AFC Divisional Playoff Game vs. Pit. (1/17)... Tied Matt Prater with his seventh made field goal of the season (including postseason) from 50-plus yards, connecting on both of his attempts (52, 31) in Denver’s AFC Championship Game vs. N.E. (1/24)... Drilled three field goals (34, 33, 30) in Denver’s Super Bowl 50 victory vs. Car. (2/7) to give him the second-most made field goals in a single postseason (10).

2014: McManus, who spent the preseason with the N.Y. Giants before being traded to Denver on Aug. 26, appeared in 15 regular-season games and one playoff contests for the Broncos... Connected on 9-of-13 (.692) field goals and converted all 41 PATs in addition to ranking fourth in the NFL in touchback percentage (70.3 / 64-of-91)... Waived on Nov. 25 before being signed back to the active roster on Dec. 6 to handle kickoff duties for the remainder of the season.

2013: McManus, who entered the NFL with Indianapolis as a college free agent, competed with the Colts during the preseason before being waived on Aug. 26.

COLLEGE: McManus holds Temple University career records for points scored (338), field goals made (60) and attempted (83) and punting average (45.4)... Named the recipient of the 2012 College Football Performance Awards Specialist Trophy as the nation’s best overall kicker after converting 14-of-17 field goals and 32-of-33 extra point tries for 74 points... Punted 54 times for 2,433 yards (45.1 avg.), including 15 kicks of 50-plus yards as a senior... Earned All-Big East first-team honors as a punter and was a second-team choice as a kicker.

PERSONAL: McManus was a four-year letterwinner as a kicker and punter at North Penn High School in Lansdale, Pa.... Selected to play in the 2009 Big 33 All-Star Game... Named a first-team All-Suburban One Conference selection and a first-team Times-Herald All-Area pick as a senior... Scored 229 career points and helped his team win district championships in 2005 and 2008 and conference titles in 2006 and 2008... Majored in biology/pre-med at Temple... Co-founded the Anti Bully Squad to create a permanent solution to bullying through education, advocation, awareness and prevention.... Brandon Tyler McManus was born on July 25, 1991, in Philadelphia.

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