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Eli or Peyton?

Discussion in 'NFL Zone' started by Shunpike, Jan 12, 2013.

  1. Shunpike

    Shunpike Active Member

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    Who would you want to be your QB in the playoffs?
  2. TheCoolFan

    TheCoolFan Well-Known Member

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    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
  3. Arkyvarminter

    Arkyvarminter Active Member

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    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.
  4. Shunpike

    Shunpike Active Member

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    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
  5. burmafrd

    burmafrd Well-Known Member

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    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
  6. Shunpike

    Shunpike Active Member

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    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
  7. tyke1doe

    tyke1doe Well-Known Member

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    Eli Manning
  8. tyke1doe

    tyke1doe Well-Known Member

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    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.
  9. koolaid

    koolaid Drink Me

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    Peyton Manning and it isn't even close. Unless you have a lucky rabbit's foot.
  10. burmafrd

    burmafrd Well-Known Member

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    Desperation throw/Hail Mary

    no difference

    No QB should either get blame or credit for what happens on a play like that
  11. joseephuss

    joseephuss Well-Known Member

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    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.
  12. tyke1doe

    tyke1doe Well-Known Member

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    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.
  13. REDVOLUTION

    REDVOLUTION Return to Dominance

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    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.
  14. DFWJC

    DFWJC Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    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.
  15. Eric_Boyer

    Eric_Boyer Well-Known Member

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    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.

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