Posted on: June 6, 2008 5:39 pm

of Manning & Ripken

I read an interesting article in the IndyStar today about Peyton starting his 11th season.  He is number 2 on the consecutive starts list. Now that Farve is retired, he is first among active QBs.  Peyton's excellence and ability to age well in the NFL is based on his mind, his passion and technique.  He is a smart dude.  I can see Peyton as a beloved grey-templed QB that everyone loves because we love excellent aging athletes.  I see Peyton doing all the things it takes to last until age 40 (if he wanted to) in the NFL.  He says he wants to play a long time unless he was no longer starting.  Just watch, the Pro Bowl in Hawaii 2014 and Manning is on the stat sheet for 2 TDs.  He is not a greedy player that will pout about money.  The next George Blanda baby.  How long do you see Peyton staying in there?
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