DOLPHINS: All time QB ranking
dolfandave at att.net
dolfandave at att.net
Mon Feb 15 18:59:40 GMT 2010
Agreed, he is close but Dan was still the best.
I like Manning just fine personally, I mean I don't dislike him at all and he is great for the game. Just my 2 cents.
-------------- Original message from "Mark S. Clark" <clark.m.s at gmail.com>: --------------
> On Mon, Feb 15, 2010 at 12:32 PM, wrote:
> > Nobody EVER threw the ball like Dan the Man, that's the thing that
> > separates him from everyone else even if his records get broken.
> Maybe so, but Manning is pretty damn close. He figures out what a defense is
> up to pretty quick and then picks them apart. In a lot of ways, Peyton's and
> Dan's playing styles are very similar. That should be no surprise because
> it's no secret that Manning and Marino have been friends almost since
> Manning was a rookie. I'm sure Dan has imparted some wisdom and experience
> over the years.
> This is why it baffles me that so many Dolphins fans don't like Manning. The
> reason I do like him so much is *because* he reminds me so much of Marino.
> Watching him makes me feel almost like I'm reliving the Marino days, but as
> a Colts fan sees it.
> As far as I'm concerned, Colts fans right now are in a Dolphins fan's
> 1994-95. They've had what is likely one of the best QBs of all time playing
> for their team for the last 12 years. Of course, the big difference is that
> they're not waiting for him to win his first SB.
> I'd hate to think that the people that don't like Manning don't like him
> simply because he's better than "their guy".
> That would be childish.
> If you think with your head and not with your heart, it's hard to argue the
> fact that the Manning's numbers equal or surpass Marino's (meaning quantity
> and significance of records) in a lot of ways, AND he's won a Super Bowl and
> been to three of them.
> Again, I'm a Dolphins fan through and through, and I love Dan Marino, but
> reality is reality. We're too old to play "my dad can beat up your dad."
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