With a trip to the Super Bowl on the line, veterans Tom Brady and Peyton Manning will go head-to-head for the 15th time overall and fourth time in the playoffs. Brady holds a significant edge in these matchups, but Manning has home field advantage and far better receiving threats. Given Denver’s precision passing game and the way New England ran the ball last week, might the weather give the Patriots an advantage?
Tale of the tape
AFC Championship Tale Of The Tape: Tom Brady Vs. Peyton Manning
|Round 6, 199 (2000)||Drafted||Round, 1 (1998)|
|4,343 yards, 25 TDs (total), 11 interceptions||Regular Season Stats (2013)||5,477, 56 TDs (total), 10 interceptions|
|Collection of nobodies||Description of Receiving Corps||Embarrassment of riches|
|10||Head to Head Wins||4|
|"I found fido!”||Memorable Lines in NFL’s Bad Lip Reading Video||“You brought your potion, right?”|
|Marrying Gisele Bündchen||Off-Field Notoriety||Appearing in dozens of hilarious commercials|
|@TomBradysEgo (169,128 followers)||Parody Twitter Account||@PeytonsHead (95.415 followers)|
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