Manning Brothers…Peyton or Eli who do you think is better

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  • January 23, 2012 at 1:02 am #496639 Back to Top REPORT
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    Think the title pretty well spells it out. Who do you think is the better QB between the two.

    For me I say Peyton, just something about the way he plays that separates him from Eli

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    January 23, 2012 at 2:41 am #533795 Back to Top REPORT
    jesusfreak-2
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    Have to say, which one is could be going to the super bowl after tonight is the way I look at it.
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    January 23, 2012 at 2:45 am #533796 Back to Top REPORT
    jeff-k-in-il
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    Peyton is better fundamentally, and at reading defenses, but I think his brother is better in big games. [=}=]
    January 23, 2012 at 3:08 am #533797 Back to Top REPORT
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    Have to say, which one is could be going to the super bowl after tonight is the way I look at it.

    I wonder if the Colt’s would be in it had Peyton been healthy and played

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    January 23, 2012 at 3:12 am #533798 Back to Top REPORT
    deere-farmer
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    Peyton is better fundamentally, and at reading defenses, but I think his brother is better in big games. [=}=][/quote:np09sr3j]

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    January 23, 2012 at 7:41 am #533799 Back to Top REPORT
    indychris
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    This year I don’t think there’s any question that Eli is better! :D
    January 23, 2012 at 9:07 am #533800 Back to Top REPORT
    blood-bath2006
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    Eli is a GREAT QB. No doubt about it, BUT…. and that is a big BUT :D Peyton is more well rounded. Peyton doesn’t seem to have as many kinks in his game. That could just be because big brother has been at it longer, but I’m still going with Peyton. Ask again in 3 years, and you may very well have a different answer :thumbup
    January 23, 2012 at 1:59 pm #533801 Back to Top REPORT
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    Peyton is good for sure. Gained some respect for Eli though in terms of toughness and leadership recently. He’s always been a tremendously accurate passer. Hard to separate these 2 in terms of mobility but the slight edge goes to Eli. Peyton is probably better as the “coach on the field”. Overall I guess I would go with Eli. I think he very likely doubles his brother’s SB trophies in the next few weeks.
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    January 23, 2012 at 2:25 pm #533802 Back to Top REPORT
    indychris
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    Peyton is good for sure. Gained some respect for Eli though in terms of toughness and leadership recently. He’s always been a tremendously accurate passer. Hard to separate these 2 in terms of mobility but the slight edge goes to Eli. Peyton is probably better as the “coach on the field”. Overall I guess I would go with Eli. I think he very likely doubles his brother’s SB trophies in the next few weeks.[/quote:321e8tyn]

    I don’t think there’s any question about that. Peyton simply has one of the best ‘heads’ in the NFL on the field, IMO. Mechanically speaking, I’m not sure I could pick one over the other. They’ve both had some stellar moments, and both have had some ‘Doh!’ moments over the years. Peyton isn’t a scrambler, per se, but he’s great at picking up the pressure around him and stepping up to throw. The last couple of years I think that if manning had the protection that Eli has had the last couple of games, Peyton could have picked apart almost any defense out there.

    Both are stable guys, and I’m definitely rooting for Eli come Feb 5. :thumbup

    January 23, 2012 at 10:29 pm #533803 Back to Top REPORT
    I think Peyton is more consistent. What a family of talent though! Dont know what the other brother does but i bet hes successful. I hope they are all in the hall one day. :thumbup
    January 24, 2012 at 5:14 am #533804 Back to Top REPORT
    ian32
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    In my opinon if Peyton had had the defenses that Eli has had behind him he’d have more Super Bowls under his belt. Now to really stir the pot if he ever had any of the defenses that Brady had he’d have 4 Super Bowls. :D
    January 24, 2012 at 3:56 pm #533805 Back to Top REPORT
    jared_d
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    Not to take anything away from what Eli has done this season BUT Peyton Manning has been one of the top 2 qbs in the NFL for a DECADE. Eli Manning managed to throw 20+ picks last season and many were calling him an average qb. This is by far Eli’s best season… again Peyton was great for a decade. Eli for one season.
    Eli’s super bowl was helped TREMENDOUSLY by the defense and a miracle catch (not so much a great decision or throw by Eli)…
    This season Eli’s defense is once again playing outstanding football… Eli is making plays when he needs them to, but his defense has consistently bailed him out.

    Remember a few weeks ago Eli was ONE play away from being knocked out of the playoffs… he can thank his special teams for the block and the defense for consistently making plays…
    I don’t even think the best team one versus the 49ers who had two muffed punts, and a non-fumble by the Giants.

    People are talking about Eli like he has already won his second super bowl (which I feel he probably will with the defense playing like they are)…
    Remember Peyton too made it to two super bowls, and Peyton’s defense has never been anywhere as good as Eli’s.

    January 25, 2012 at 5:24 am #533806 Back to Top REPORT
    dxtim
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    Eli, he gets sacked more than groceries, but eludes enough to come through with the big pass under extremely pressure unlike his brother! ;)
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