Peyton Manning: Is He The Smartest Quarterback In History?

September 21, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The question of the "greatest" is bandied about a lot. Personally, I think it's a hard, if not impossible question to answer because everyone seems to have different criteria and priorities.
However, there's another question which might not be as difficult or subjective is, "Who is the smartest quarterback ever?"
Peyton Manning may very well be the answer to that question. 
Certainly there are a handful that would take their place in that discussion. Fellow Colt Johnny Unitas invented the 2-minute offense, and is doubtless among the most innovative of all field generals.
Joe Montana was possibly the greatest ever at reading plays. When Ron Jaworski is doing is previews I'm always impressed with his intellect and grasp of the game.
Steve Young, Roger Staubach, Tom Brady and Donovan McNabb are pretty sharp tools too.
However, watching Peyton Manning play last Sunday night, I started to consider if he's just at a different level than anyone has ever been...

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