Brandon Tyler McManus is a placekicker for the NFL’s Denver Broncos. The Indianapolis Colts picked up McManus in 2013 as an undrafted free agent.
He participated in their victory over the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50. To date (2022), he is the only player still active for the Broncos who were a part of the championship team.
McManus’s football career began at Temple University and continued with the New York Giants. To this day, McManus remains Temple’s all-time leader in career scoring (338 points), field goal percentage (.585),
and field goal percentage (.60) (83). After leading the team in scoring as a senior in 2012, he was named to the first team All-Big East.
He had a long kick of 68 yards, pinned 17 punts inside the opponent’s 20-yard line, and averaged 45.1 yards per punt. McManus had a total of 56 kickoffs, 40 of which went for touchbacks.
McManus was not selected in the 2013 NFL Draft, but he was signed by the Indianapolis Colts. He was traded to the Denver Broncos from the New York Giants in 2014 after appearing in four preseason games for the Giants. After they let Matt Prater go, he took over as the team’s starting kicker.
How Much Does Brandon McManus Make?
McManus will receive a basic salary of $3,000,000 in 2022 along with a $4,231,250 cap hit and a $3,693,750 dead cap value.