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Just another sample of why Manning is the best

Posted on: September 22, 2010 8:18 pm
 
Posted by Andy Benoit

There are certain subtle elements that factor into NFL game preparations that fans and outsiders alike often never think of. In his Wednesday chat with the media, Peyton Manning pointed out one of these things when talking about getting ready to face the Denver Broncos this Sunday.P. Manning

“They have a new defensive coordinator (Don Martindale), so it will be the second week in a row of playing somewhat of an unfamiliar defense because it’s a new scheme,” Manning said. “[They have] a lot of the same players from last year, but a new scheme. You never quite know how a team is going to play against you this early in the season, so there is a lot of unknown there.”

Many NFL observers don’t even think of the Broncos’ scheme as being new. After all, it’s still a 3-4, which is what Mike Nolan ran as Denver’s defensive coordinator last season. And Martindale was the linebacker coach under Nolan. But when you see the game the way Manning sees the game, these things make all the difference.

Manning is voracious in his film study. His sample on Martindale film includes only two regular season contests.

Still, you probably don’t want to sit Manning this week if he’s your fantasy quarterback.

(P.S. How is it that Peyton Manning has not had his headshot updated in, what, like eight years?)

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Since: Jun 7, 2008
Posted on: September 23, 2010 8:57 am
 

Just another sample of why Manning is the best

(P.S. How is it that Peyton Manning has not had his headshot updated in, what, like eight years?)

When your as cute as Peyton Manning, you don't need to update the mug shot Wink



Since: Apr 4, 2010
Posted on: September 23, 2010 5:49 am
 

Just another sample of why Manning is the best

Wow... Every team and every Quarterback knows if a team has a new defensive coordinator that runs the same scheme and it will obviously be somewhat different than the previous coordinator, with all the film study and meetings they go through it's elementary. This was a very poor example of why Manning is the best.



Since: Feb 19, 2007
Posted on: September 22, 2010 11:06 pm
 

Just another sample of why Manning is the best

Let's see if this makes a difference on Sunday.


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