posted on: Thursday September 30, 2010
John Sessions ’12 & Nick Aiken ’12/Sports Staff
“Cut that meat! Cut that meat!” Over the past six years, whether appearing on those hilarious Sprint commercials or tearing defenses to shreds on the gridiron, Peyton Manning has excelled in all aspects of life. This 2010 NFL Season is no exception. After just three weeks of hard-hitting, Sunday NFL football, one thing is for sure: Peyton Manning is still the NFL’s best quarterback.
After a tough divisional loss in week one, the Indianapolis Colts have bounced back, handling their last two opponents with ease, both victories beginning and ending with No. 18. As of right now, Manning (87-126, 1013 yds., 9 TDs, 0 INTs) ranks first in nearly every statistical measure used to evaluate an NFL quarterback, including an unprecedented 116.9 passer rating. So far this season, Manning is literally second-to-none.
Sure, some quarterbacks (like Michael Vick) have written quite a comeback story for themselves, dazzling avid viewers and fans alike with quick cuts, sleek jukes, and flashy moves. But the fact is, despite lacking a seemingly impossible return from the concaves of Federal Prison on his r