Cal Ripken Jr.

Peyton Manning's Streak, Colts' Season on the Line?

Football's current "Iron Man" doubtful for season opener
<p> Football's current "Iron Man" doubtful for season opener</p>

Today marks the 16th anniversary of when Cal Ripken Jr. broke Lou Gehrig's consecutive games played streak to become baseball's all-time "Iron Man." In the NFL, the longest current consecutive games played streak belongs to Peyton Manning, who has never missed a start in his 13-year career.