Originally Posted by Ice_Ice_Brady
Very little else? Brady has a much better TD:INT ratio, basically the same TD%, and plays in much tougher weather conditions. The defenses aren't that far apart if you look at the numbers over the last ten years, and Brady's winning % is much higher. All this, and Brady has played all but two years of his career with receivers that are not elite; Manning has always had 1-2 pro bowl caliber receivers/tight ends. Despite the smoke and mirrors and herky jerks of Manning, Brady's smooth, methodical demeanor has basically earned him the same QB rating despite all of those above factors in Manning's favor.
PLUS Brady is clearly, plainly, and strikingly better when the stakes are highest. Manning's lone Super Bowl run: 3 TDs, 7 INTs. The second worst playoff/SB rating in history for winning QB.
Manning (this decade) - 42,159 yards, 314 TDs, 137 interceptions, 65.9 completion percentage, 7.8 YPA, 98.2 QB Rating
Brady (this decade) - 30,658 yards, 225 TDs, 98 interceptions, 63.3 completion percentage, 7.3 YPA, 93.5 QB Rating
Manning (this decade) - 3,981 yards, 22 TDs, 17 interceptions, 63 completion percentage, 7.6 YPA, 86.6 QB Rating
Brady (this decade) - 3,954 yards, 26 TDs, 12 interceptions, 62.5 completion percentage, 6.6 YPA, 88.0 QB Rating
Combined (regular season & playoffs this decade) -
Manning - 46,140 yards, 336 TDs, 154 interceptions, 65 completion percentage, 7.7 YPA, 96.3 QB Rating
Brady - 34,612 yards, 251 TDs, 110 interceptions, 63 completion percentage, 7.2 YPA, 92.8 QB Rating
Let the flame war begin...