Peyton Manning: Indianapolis’ MVP as Well

January 9, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Was there ever any doubt?  The only debate is why this is only the fourth MVP award for Indianapolis Colts Quarterback Peyton Manning has won.  He's played 12 seasons, and was only the MVP four times?  Ridiculous.  
Manning has authored the most consistent run of regular season excellence in the history of the NFL and arguably in pro sports.  He has been the constant, the face of the Colts franchise, and unquestionably its best player.  His work ethic sets the example, tone, and culture for the Colts and the City of Indianapolis.  
During the Raiders game last weekend, former NY Giants QB and current CBS Analyst Phil Simms said about JaMarcus Russell, "When your quarterback is not the hardest working player on the team, you have a problem."  The Colts do not have a problem.  Neither does the city.  
Indianapolis existed for decades as a city without a personality.  Like Louisville, it came alive for one weekend in May and then went back to sleep and evapo...

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