Does Peyton Manning Deserve To Be Considered an All-Time Great?

August 10, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

If quarterback success was measured by last names and cheese commercials, then I wouldn't even have to write this article.  But that's not how it works.
Peyton Manning is truly an All-American quarterback from a family of football players.  His younger brother? Quarterback of the New York Giants.  His dad?  Ex-quarterback of the New Orleans Saints.  His older brother?  A football recruit of the University of Mississippi, but doctors told him he had a congenital narrowing of the spinal canal, forcing him to quit the game.
There's no denying the fact that Peyton Manning is one of the greatest quarterbacks in the league right now.  But can you really mention him in the same breath as greats like Dan Marino and Joe Montana? 
It depends on how you look at it.  When you discuss Peyton Manning, you can see it two ways.  One way is championships, another way is stats and popularity.  Either way you look at it, they both...

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