More Impressive: Peyton Manning Before January or Eli Manning in the Clutch?

July 14, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Based on regular season play, Peyton Manning is a Hall of Fame quarterback. Based on postseason play, Eli Manning is a Hall of Fame quarterback.
For the brothers, it is a strange tale of opposites, but both have earned their elite status. Peyton owns a 9-10 postseason record, with a 1-1 Super Bowl record. Eli is 8-3 in the postseason and owns a ring for both hands.
However, Peyton is clearly the better player in the regular season. If legacies were completely based on postseason performances, Dan Marino would be a goat and Trent Dilfer would be a hero. But yet again, winning is everything. What can doubters say when a player is dancing around midfield with the Lombardi trophy?
Peyton has clearly proven to be the premier player in a 16 game schedule. Eli has also proven to be extremely clutch and lead his team to victory when the odds are stacked against him.
So is it more impressive to dominant the NFL for an entire season or to show up in the few clutch moments tha...

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