Indianapolis Colts Need to Give Peyton Manning Strong Rushing Attack

July 17, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It happens to the best of us. We get old and Peyton Manning is no exception. Calm down, Colts fans, I am not saying that Peyton is not still in the prime of his career.
But I have noticed a trend over the years that is too obvious to ignore. As both great and average quarterbacks age, the only way they continue their winning ways is for their respective teams to establish a solid running game.
John Elway is a prime example: He led the Denver Broncos to the Super Bowl on three occasions before he turned 30 and lost every single time. He lost because despite a very strong Broncos' defense, he did not have a strong supporting cast on offense. The fact that the Broncos reached the Super Bowl three times is a testament to both John Elway's God-given abilities and a very good defense.
Elway was in his twilight years before he won his two Super Bowl rings.
At 37, Elway was good, but not the same quarterback who garnered nicknames like "The Comeback Kid" or "Th...

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