Even though Tom Brady is widely regarded as the greatest quarterback of all time due to all of the accolades he has piled up, one of the few signal-callers that can give him a run for his money in that department is Indianapolis Colts immortal and five-time MVP Peyton Manning.
Former Ravens/Jets linebacker Bart Scott grabbed a lot of headlines with his recent Tom Brady comments. Appearing on ESPN Radio last week, Scott weighed-in on the Manning vs. Brady debate, saying Peyton was the harder QB to face. I’d much rather go against Tom Brady every day of the week...
BOSTON -- Stop the presses. Alert the president. We have got some breaking news: Bart Scott is not a fan of Tom Brady.We'll hold for a moment as you collect your breath.Of course, the former Jets linebacker never was a fan of Tom Brady, but he's also gotten plenty of life in his decade of retirement by talking about Tom Brady. Scott did exactly that again on Tuesday, when he stated that defenses preferred facing Brady over Peyton Manning when those two were considered the best quarterbacks in the sport of tackle football."I'd rather play against Tom Brady every day...
Tom Brady and Peyton Manning are seen as the two premier quarterbacks of their generation. Brady is generally treated as the superior of the two, and that's chiefly due to his unmatched winning résumé, decorated with more Lombardi trophies (seven) than any NFL franchise. But according to former...
Tom Brady is a seven-time Super Bowl champion but former Pro Bowl linebacker Bart Scott said quote: 'I'd much rather go against Tom Brady everyday of the week than go against Peyton Manning.' He added that Brady was quote: 'more about Bill Belichick, the entire team, the execution, them having a game plan.' Marcellus Wiley and Emmanuel Acho discuss whether Scott's comments on Brady are fair or foul.
As a linebacker that spent his entire career in the AFC, Bart Scott had plenty of battles with Tom Brady and Peyton Manning. Against Brady, his Jets and Ravens teams went 2-8 in the regular season, but won their lone playoff contest in 2010. Against Manning, Scott was 1-4 in the regular season, but the long-time Colts quarterback knocked him out of the playoffs twice (1-2).
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Peyton Manning had an amazing NFL career, and Tom Brady has had an amazing career in the league to date. There are plenty of pundits willing to debate their individual accomplishments, and plenty of areas they can be compared, with Manning leading in career completion percentage (65.3 to 64.2 percent) and yards per attempt (7.7 to 7.5), but Brady ahead in touchdowns to interceptions (624 to 203 versus 539 to 251) and Super Bowl wins (seven to two). One player-turned-pundit who’s faced both has a distinct preference for going against Brady rather than Manning, though; that would be ESPN analyst Bart Scott, who discussed this with Alan Hahn on their ESPN Radio show Thursday:
Even with the latter well into retirement, the Tom Brady-Peyton Manning debate seemingly can never die. Bart Scott reignited one of the NFL’s more popular arguments Friday on ESPN Radio. The linebacker-turned-analyst explained why, without a shadow of a doubt, he preferred going up against Brady over Manning during his playing days.
The ESPN Radio host faced both quarterbacks in his NFL career, including in the playoffs.
No defense would want to face prime Tom Brady or Peyton Manning, but an interesting question is which of the two a defense would fear more. Former Pro Bowl linebacker Bart Scott revealed his choice on Thursday’s edition of ESPN Radio’s “Bart & Hahn.” Scott said he would rather face Brady, as Manning’s constant changes at the line of scrimmage give Scott “a different set of anxiety.”
Tom Brady might be the G.O.A.T. in the eyes of most football fans, but some still believe Peyton Manning was the better quarterback. Former NFL linebacker Bart Scott argued Manning was a tougher matchup and thinks it's a common belief among players:. "I'd much rather go against Tom Brady every...
ESPN analyst Bart Scott would like someone to tell him why the New York Jets roster “isn’t twice as good” as the New England Patriots’ roster. Scott, a former Jets linebacker, blasted Bill Belichick and the team’s offseason moves during an episode of “First Take” this week. Scott spoke with co-host and former Jets receiver Keyshawn Johnson and the state of the AFC East.