Discussion in 'NFL Zone' started by Shunpike, Jan 12, 2013.
Who would you want to be your QB in the playoffs?
It's close...it's a lot closer than I thought it would be. That was an incredibly dumb throw by Peyton. It was Favre/Romo-like! Peyton may just end up being another Favre when all is said and done. Fantastic career/stats but only 1 championship to show for it
Eli, Peyton has a history of making too many mistakes in big games. I posted on my Facebook if they should run Peyton out of Denver. I mean, he turned the ball over four times and cost them the game like Romo did.
You might think I am biased since I am a Giants fan but I haven't seen Eli make such a dumb throw in such a situation
The Helmet play is the closest I have seen Eli make a play that could have gone either way in a playoff when it counted the most. Eli has had some stinkers in playoff games but Peyton has consistently stank in playoff games so as much as I hate to say it I would take Eli
Yea but that was a desperation throw in the last drive of a superbowl. Game was on the line and he still delivered. I now realize how far Eli is ahead of his brother in such situations
But the Helmet throw asn't a dumb throw. The Giants needed to continue that drive to win the Super Bowl. You sometimes have to take those risks.
Peyton threw a ball he had no business throwing in a tie game in overtime. You play the percentages then punt deep to the Ravens hoping to make them drive the length of the field to score.
Peyton Manning and it isn't even close. Unless you have a lucky rabbit's foot.
Desperation throw/Hail Mary
No QB should either get blame or credit for what happens on a play like that
Eli has 8 playoff wins and in those games the Giants offense average just over 23 points per game and scored over 30 just once. Peyton has rarely had the luxury of his defense only giving up just over 15 points per game.
But Peyton has had the ball in his hand and has made some serious gaffes. Eli hasn't done so.
People can blame it on the defense if they want to. But if the ball is in the quarterback's hand, and he has to make a play, he can be turning it over to the opposing team.
Eli has gotten it done MORE when it mattered MOST!
This cannot be refuted!
Manning lost that last SB.
Although the defense blew that game the other day. Manning hangs for it. The game should have ended in regulation. He should have won. But he didnt.
He didn't do it last year in the playoffs, but Eli has made more thorws like that in his career than most players....both in and ut of the playoffs.
Peyton has way more responsibility put on his shoulders in a typical weekly game plan. He is asked to do more, and consequently is put in a position to fail more.