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Andrew Perna. 8th September, 2011 - 12:45 pm

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It has been more than 13 years since the Colts entered a regular-season or playoff game without Peyton Manning as their starting quarterback.

Manning has a streak of 227 consecutive starts, but the run will come to an end on Sunday when the Colts battle the Texans. His neck injury has proven stubborn and will keep him on the sidelines.

Brett Favre, who started 321 straight games, will likely forever stand as the Iron Man of the NFL. Ironically enough, Eli Manning, the little brother of Peyton, now holds the longest active streak for quarterbacks with 110 starts (including postseason).

Stability like what Peyton has provided for the Colts is extremely rare, but is showcased further when you take a look at how many different men have started at quarterback since someone other than #18 suited up for Indianapolis.

Here is a team-by-team list* of each starting quarterback in order of starts (regular season) since Peyton began his run with the Colts.

Total Quarterbacks Started: 337**
Average Per Team: 10.5 QBs
Biggest Carousel: Chicago Bears, 17 QBs
Smallest Ride: Green Bay Packers, 3 QBs
Most Starts With One Team Since 1998: Brett Favre (160), Tom Brady (143), Donovan McNabb (142), Matt Hasselbeck (131), Steve McNair (109), Eli Manning (103).

Arizona Cardinals: Jake Plummer (73), Kurt Warner (57), Josh McCown (22), Matt Leinart (17), Jeff Blake (13), Derek Anderson (9), Dave Brown (7), John Skelton (4), Max Hall (3), Shaun King (2), John Navarre (1).

Atlanta Falcons: Michael Vick (67), Chris Chandler (53), Matt Ryan (46), Doug Johnson (11), Joey Harrington (10), Chris Redman (6), Kurt Kittner (4), Tony Graziani (4), Byron Leftwich (2), Matt Schaub (2), Danny Kanell (2), Steve DeBerg (1).

Baltimore Ravens: Joe Flacco (48), Kyle Boller (42), Steve McNair (22), Tony Banks (18), Anthony Wright (14), Elvis Grbac (14), Jim Harbaugh (12), Jeff Blake (10), Trent Dilfer (8), Chris Redman (6), Stoney Case (4), Eric Zeier (4), Troy Smith (2), Randall Cunningham (2), Scott Mitchell (2).

Buffalo Bills: Drew Bledsoe (48), J.P. Losman (33), Trent Edwards (32), Doug Flutie (30), Rob Johnson (26), Ryan Fitzpatrick (21), Kelly Holcomb (8), Alex Van Pelt (8), Brian Brohm (2)

Carolina Panthers: Jake Delhomme (90), Steve Beuerlein (44), Chris Weinke (19), Rodney Peete (15), Matt Moore (13), Vinny Testaverde (6), David Carr (4), Kerry Collins (4), Brian St. Pierre (1), Randy Fasani (1), Matt Lytle (1).

Chicago Bears: Kyle Orton (33), Rex Grossman (31), Jay Cutler (31), Jim Miller (26), Shane Matthews (15), Cade McNown (15), Chris Chandler (13), Erik Kramer (8), Kordell Stewart (7), Steve Stenstrom (7), Brian Griese (6), Craig Krenzel (5), Chad Hutchinson (5), Jonathan Quinn (3), Todd Collins (1), Henry Burris (1), Moses Moreno (1).

Cincinnati Bengals: Carson Palmer (97), Jon Kitna (46), Akili Smith (17), Jeff Blake (14), Ryan Fitzpatrick (12), Neil O-Donnell (11), Scott Mitchell (5), Gus Frerotte (3), Paul Justin (3).

Cleveland Browns: Tim Couch (45), Derek Anderson (34), Charlie Frye (19), Brady Quinn (12), Kelly Holcomb (12), Trent Dilfer (11), Jeff Garcia (10), Colt McCoy (8), Doug Pederson (8), Jake Delhomme (4), Seneca Wallace (4), Luke McCown (4), Ken Dorsey (3), Ty Detmer (2), Bruce Gradkowski (1), Spergon Wynn (1).

Dallas Cowboys: Tony Romo (61), Troy Aikman (36), Quincy Carter (31), Drew Bledsoe (22), Vinny Testaverde (15), Jon Kitna (9), Chad Hutchinson (9), Jason Garrett (7), Anthony Wright (5), Brad Johnson (3), Ryan Leaf (3), Randall Cunningham (3), Clint Stoerner (2), Stephen McGee (1), Drew Henson (1).

Denver Broncos: Jake Plummer (54), Brian Griese (51), Jay Cutler (37), Kyle Orton (28), John Elway (12), Gus Frerotte (7), Steve Stenstrom (5), Bubby Brister (4), Tim Tebow (3), Chris Miller (3), Danny Kanell (2), Chris Simms (1), Jarius Jackson (1).

Detroit Lions: Joey Harrington (55), Charlie Batch (46), Jon Kitna (36), Matthew Stafford (13), Shaun Hill (10), Daunte Culpepper (10), Dan Orlovsky (7), Mike McMahon (7), Gus Frerotte (6), Jeff Garcia (5), Drew Stanton (4), Ty Detmer (4), Frank Reich (2), Scott Mitchell (2), Stoney Case (1).

Green Bay Packers: Brett Favre (160), Aaron Rodgers (47), Matt Flynn (1).

Houston Texans: David Carr (75), Matt Schaub (54), Sage Rosenfels (10), Tony Banks (3), Dave Ragone (2).

Indianapolis Colts: Jim Harbaugh was the last quarterback other than Manning to start for Colts.

Jacksonville Jaguars: Mark Brunell (77), David Garrard (76), Byron Leftwich (44), Quinn Gray (4), Jonathan Quinn (3), Todd Bouman (1), Trent Edwards (1), Jay Fielder (1), Jamie Martin (1).

Kansas City Chiefs: Trent Green (88), Elvis Grbac (37), Matt Cassel (30), Damon Huard (21), Tyler Thigpen (11), Brodie Croyle (10), Rich Gannon (10), Warren Moon (1).

Miami Dolphins: Jay Fielder (59), Chad Henne (27), Dan Marino (27), Chad Pennington (20), Gus Frerotte (15), Joey Harrington (11), Cleo Lemon (8), A.J. Feeley (8), Ray Lucas (6), Damon Huard (6), Trent Green (5), Brian Griese (5), John Beck (4), Daunte Culpepper (4), Sage Rosenfels (2), Tyler Thigpen (1).

Minnesota Vikings: Daunte Culpepper (64), Brett Favre (29), Brad Johnson (25), Tarvaris Jackson (20), Randall Cunningham (20), Gus Frerotte (13), Jeff George (10), Kelly Holcomb (3), Todd Bouman (3), Joe Webb (2), Spergon Wynn (2), Brooks Bollinger (1).

New England Patriots: Tom Brady (143), Drew Bledsoe (48), Matt Cassel (15), Scott Zolak (2).

New Orleans Saints: Aaron Brooks (82), Drew Brees (79), Jeff Blake (11), Billy Joe Tolliver (11), Billy Joe Hobert (8), Kerry Collins (7), Danny Wuerffel (4), Todd Bouman (3), Jake Delhomme (2), Mark Brunell (1).

New York Giants: Eli Manning (103), Kerry Collins (68), Kent Graham (15), Danny Kanell (10), Kurt Warner (9), Jesse Palmer (3)

New York Jets: Chad Pennington (61), Vinny Testaverde (61), Mark Sanchez (31), Brett Favre (16), Kellen Clemens (9), Brooks Bollinger (9), Ray Lucas (9), Rick Mirer (6), Quincy Carter (3), Glenn Foley (3).

Oakland Raiders: Rich Gannon (74), Kerry Collins (28), JaMarcus Russell (27), Jason Campbell (12), Andrew Walter (9), Josh McCown (9), Bruce Gradkowski (8), Aaron Brooks (8), Rick Mirer (8), Jeff George (7), Daunte Culpepper (6), Donald Hollas (6), Charlie Frye (3), Wade Wilson (3), Marques Tuiasosopo (2).

Philadelphia Eagles: Donovan McNabb (142), Michael Vick (11), Doug Pederson (9), Kevin Kolb (7), A.J. Feely (7), Mike McMahon (7), Jeff Garcia (6), Koy Detmer (2).

Pittsburgh Steelers: Ben Roethlisberger (98), Kordell Stewart (60), Tommy Maddox (32), Charlie Batch (6), Kent Graham (5), Mike Tomczak (4), Dennis Dixon (3).

San Diego Chargers: Philip Rivers (80), Drew Brees (58), Doug Flutie (22), Jim Harbaugh (17), Ryan Leaf (18), Craig Whelihan (7), Erik Kramer (4), Moses Moreno (2).

San Francisco 49ers: Jeff Garcia (71), Alex Smith (50), Steve Young (18), Shaun Hill (16), Tim Rattay (16), Ken Dorsey (10), J.T. O-Sullivan (8), Troy Smith (6), Trent Dilfer (6), Steve Stenstrom (3), Cody Pickett (2), Chris Weinke (1), Ty Detmer (1).

Seattle Seahawks: Matt Hasselbeck (131), Jon Kitna (32), Seneca Wallace (14), Trent Dilfer (12), Warren Moon (10), Brock Huard (4), Charlie Whitehurst (2), Charlie Frye (1), Glenn Foley (1), John Friesz (1).

St. Louis Rams: Marc Bulger (95), Kurt Warner (50), Sam Bradford (16), Tony Banks (14), Jamie Martin (7), Trent Green (6), Kyle Boller (4), Keith Null (4), Gus Frerotte (3), Ryan Fitzpatrick (3), Chris Chandler (2), Steve Bono (2), Brock Berlin (1), Scott Covington (1)

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Brad Johnson (49), Trent Dilfer (26), Josh Freeman (25), Jeff Garcia (24), Shaun King (22), Brian Griese (21), Chris Simms (15), Bruce Gradkowski (11), Josh Johnson (4), Byron Leftwich (3), Luke McCown (3), Tim Rattay (2), Rob Johnson (2), Eric Zeier (1).

Tennessee Titans: Steve McNair (109), Vince Young (47), Kerry Collins (32), Billy Volek (10), Neil O-Donnell (8), Matt Mauck (1), Rusty Smith (1).

Washington Redskins: Jason Campbell (52), Mark Brunell (33), Brad Johnson (27), Patrick Ramsey (24), Tony Banks (14), Trent Green (14), Donovan McNabb (13), Shane Matthews (7), Jeff George (7), Tim Hasselbeck (5), Danny Wuerffel (4), Rex Grossman (3), Todd Collins (3), Gus Frerotte (2).

* The Texans began play in 2002. The Browns did so in 1999.
** Includes duplicates (ex: Brett Favre counted three times, starting for the Packers, Jets and Vikings).