Found January 04, 2013 on BroncoTalk:
Tom Brady and Peyton Manning... this rivalry is old-school. There is no question that as the NFL evolves from smash mouth football towards a finesse based delicate league, the play of the quarterback is at a premium. In years past, a team could win the Super Bowl by having a dominant defense and bad to mediocre offense. A team could win the Super Bowl by having a dominant rushing attack yet lackluster QB play. However, as the rules change, so too has the recipe for a championship. No longer is having nothing but a defense enough. No longer is having nothing but a great running back enough (sorry Minnesota). No, today, you need a great QB playing great to have a legitimate chance at winning a ring. Yes, having those other pieces greatly increase your chances at hosting the Lombardi Trophy, but, more than any other piece of the puzzle, the play of the QB will be the deciding factor in the playoff race. With all of that being said, it’s time to rank the playoff quarterbacks, bottom to ...
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