Top 10 Quarterbacks Who Were Made By Their Receivers

July 2, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

What do Drew Brees, Tom Brady, and Peyton Manning all have common. They are three quarterbacks who could succeed with anybody lined up at wide receiver. In fact, they are three quarterbacks who have succeeded with anybody lined up at wide receiver. In 2008, Drew Brees was one completion away from breaking the NFL single season record for passing yards in a season, and yet not one single New Orleans Saints receiver had a 1,000 yards. We've seen Tom Brady make due for years with whatever receivers the New England Patriots give him, including in 2004 when he won the Super Bowl with David Givens, David Patten, and Deion Branch. For most of his career, Brady's best receiver has been Kevin Faulk. And all Peyton Manning did in 2009 was lose his future Hall of Fame teammate Marvin Harrison and starting wide receiver Anthony Gonzalez, and then go out and win the MVP while taking his team to the Super Bowl. But not all quarterbacks with big numbers are great. In these other cases, the qua...

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