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)|
The winner is
More Tales of the tape
Big Beer Vs. Craft Beer At The Ballpark
When you go to the ballpark do you spend big for a craft or imported beer? Maybe you’re a bit of a….beer snob? Or are you just a regular guy looking for a Bud light, Miller Light or…Baltimore legend Natty Boh?
Tale Of The Tape: Lower Level Vs. Nose Bleeds
Is sitting in one level any better or worse than another? We decided to compare the Upper Deck to the Lower Level seats in this weeks Tale of the Tape.
Tale Of The Tape: Winter Olympics In Sochi Vs. FIFA World Cup In Brazil
With both sites having their share of issues in hosting major international sporting events, we went to the tape to decide who was the worst host of 2014.