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Are Your Playoff QBs Everything You Think They Are?

By RJ Choppy | 105.3 The Fan
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DALLAS (105.3 THE FAN) – Perception is reality, right? Well…not so much.

Perception is that Tom Brady is a clutch playoff performer, and Peyton Manning chokes. But when you get right down to it, Peyton and Brady are the same guy in the playoffs, with average numbers and a little bit of bad luck, while Drew Brees stands above the crowd and gives the world his “I AM HE” moment.

Check out some of these facts about the 4 remaining veteran QB’s left in the playoffs.

This QB is 3-5 in his last 8 playoff games, 17/10 TD:INT, with just 2 QB Ratings above 100, and his teams have scored less than 21 points in 5 of their last 8 playoff games –Tom Brady

This QB is 2-2 on the road as a QB, 7/4 TD:int, and in 3 of the 4 road playoff games he’s had QB ratings ABOVE 105, capping out at 133 — Philip Rivers

Since winning the Super Bowl, this QB has a 14:6 TD:int ratio in 7 games, has had a comp % under 65% just once in 7 games, QB Rating above 88 in all 7, but is 2-5 in those games — Peyton Manning

This QB went 5 straight playoff games without throwing a pick, went 4-1 in those games, and has had a QB rating over 93 in 6 of last 7 playoff games — Drew Brees

In this QB’s 3 Super Bowl Title Runs spanning 9 games, he had 11:3 TD/INT — Tom Brady

In this QB’s 3 Super Bowl Title Runs spanning 9 games, he threw for under 201 yards in a game twice as many times, as he threw for over 300 (4 to 2) — Tom Brady

In this QB’s only SB Title run, spanning 4 games, he threw more than twice as many INT’s as TDs. 7 Ints/3 TDs yet still won the title — Peyton Manning

In this QB’s most recent playoff win, he had a QB Rating of 75, and threw twice as many picks as TDs — Drew Brees

In this QB’s best 6 game stretch of games, he threw 17 TDs to just 2 Ints, including an 82% comp % in a SB game — Drew Brees

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