DOLPHINS: All time QB ranking
Mark S. Clark
clark.m.s at gmail.com
Tue Feb 16 19:02:04 GMT 2010
I'm guessing that he's referring to the fact that he didn't actually go and
shake Brees' hand after the game, but I just assumed it was because of the
mob of people, because he DID tip his hat to him and as far as I know, Brees
As for Manning's press conference afterward, it was anything but classless.
In any case, the media didn't seem to harp on it, and that tells me it's a
non-story, because we all know that the media LOVES controversy and would
have jumped all over it if they felt Peyton was being a sore loser.
The only criticism I've ever heard him make about his team (other than what
Lionel mentioned) was about the offense (didn't do this, should have done
that, etc), but he's the leader of the offense! He's allowed to criticize
Frankly, he's always struck me as one of the classier guys in the league
right now. Leaps and bounds above Brady anyway.
On Tue, Feb 16, 2010 at 1:44 PM, ldouglas <ldouglas at gmail.com> wrote:
> what poor sport act? other end of the spectrum? i've never seen one
> below-board thing he's ever done save for maybe his "idiot kicker"
> blast and his sort-of controversial comments when Tom Moore resigned
> over the pension thing. Even when they pulled him at 14-0 you never
> saw him remonstrate on the sidelines even though you knew he wanted
> Jerk and classless and poor sport are descriptions more befitting of
> another #1 pick Colt QB: Jeff George.
> On 2/16/10, jp <spartacusii at kc.rr.com> wrote:
> > No - I don't like manning cuz he's a JERK, pure & simple. His poor sport
> > act after the SB just bore out what I already knew about him. . . .
> > Skill he has. No argument there. But when it comes to class, he's at
> > other end of the spectrum.
> > & if you ask me, for all of dan's accomplishments, the one intangible
> that I
> > give him is he always carried himself with class. He might be a tad
> > manning in talent/stats, but I'll always regard him in high esteem due to
> > his class.
> > Pure & simple.
> > jp
> > www.jprescottphoto.com
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: dolphins-disc-bounces at phins.com [mailto:dolphins-disc-
> >> bounces at phins.com] On Behalf Of Mark S. Clark
> >> Sent: Monday, February 15, 2010 12:07 PM
> >> To: Miami Dolphins Discussion
> >> Subject: Re: DOLPHINS: All time QB ranking
> >> On Mon, Feb 15, 2010 at 12:32 PM, <dolfandave at att.net> 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
> > 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
> >> 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
> >> 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
> >> 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,
> >> reality is reality. We're too old to play "my dad can beat up your dad."
> >> Mark
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