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Brady V.S. Manning

Posted on: November 30, 2009 1:34 pm
Probably the most over played debate of all time, yet people get in near death battles over it.  Truth is, they are nearly identical in regards to what you get.  Almost frighteningly so.  Since 2001 (minus 2008 when Brady was out)

Player                                 Comp       Passing Yards      %             TDs         INT         Rating
Tom Brady                    2562          29,413         63.4         217       92         93.6

Peyton Manning             2752          33,032         66.5         245      106        111.7

So as the nubers go, Peyton gets the nod, minus INTs, 

Notable facts, these stats start after Peyton had been at the helm for 3 full seasons, and Brady's first.  Obviously there is a maturation process, and is indicated in Brady's later numbers, versus his prios.  Second was tha absence of a big game reciever prior to Moss.  No offense to Troy Brown and Dion Branch, but they just are not Reggie Wayne or Marvin Harrison.

On Manning's behalf, he does throw the ball a bit more, and that is reflected in his higher INTs.  More attempts will equate to more picks.  Also, for a number of years, he had the misfortune in lacking a competative defense.  Always a QB's best friend.

Final conclusion, how can one say one or the other?  Manning is a more natural in the pocket passer, and Brady is a better over all awareness QB in reards to denenses and shifts.  But those tho aspects are impossible to quantify.  Fact is, there are some 28 or so teams, that would love a Brady or Manning.
Category: NFL
Tags: AFC, Brady, Colts, Manning, Pats, QB

Since: Oct 6, 2009
Posted on: December 29, 2010 10:13 pm

Brady V.S. Manning

  Brady has taken teams to Super Bowls with no Top Draft choices and very minimal defenses. He just knows how to manage a team. Belicheck is no slouch but has even given credit to Brady for making some game changing decisions on the field. When you have command of your offense it makes for Super Bowls.That is the best way to judge MVP,s and the best performer. One example is Dan Marino , probably one of the best passers ever but no Super Bowls.

Since: Mar 2, 2007
Posted on: March 23, 2010 6:03 pm

Brady V.S. Manning

Manning by far!!!

Time will show all.

Brandy is done. Oops!

Since: Oct 27, 2007
Posted on: January 8, 2010 4:55 pm

Brady V.S. Manning

how does manning get the nod   just because of stats  come-on  who has  the most super bowl wins  hmmm brady  equals  the best 

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