Found October 08, 2012 on Football Nation:
Is this a great rivalry or what? Admittedly, I feel a pride that Tom Brady holds the edge over Peyton Manning in their career duel. And we know that Peyton holds the edge in certain statistics such as career touchdowns and yards, but Tom holds the winning percentage, passer rating, and Super Bowl rings in the palm of his hand (pun intended).Every time they meet the expectation is very high, and they have met those expectations in rare fashion.But today would not be decided by the quarterbacks, as good as their performances were (Manning threw for 345 yards and 3 touchdowns while Brady settled for a paltry 223 yards and only 1 touchdown with a 1 yard reach-in TD as well), it was the running game that really made the difference on both sides. Sure, three fumbles, one on a possible TD catch and run with Demarius Thomas didn't help a whole lot, but that Willis McGahee only rushing for 51 yards is hard to ignore. Dropping a 4th down toss from Manning hurt a bit too. Even with his 50 ...
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