If you’re keeping score at home, the Super Bowl-winning list reads: Tom Brady with three, little brother Eli Manning with two and big brother Peyton Manning with one. And the only way that Peyton has a chance to win another Super Bowl is to leave Indianapolis.
It was 1969 when the Jets won their first and only Super Bowl. That was Super Bowl III. Now, the NFL has two games—Jets v. Steelers and Packers v. Bears—before Super Bowl XLV, and if Dave Herman has anything do with it, his Jets will win and bring home something he has: a Super Bowl ring.
Colts quarterback Peyton Manning made things look easy Sunday. Sixteen plays, 10 points, take a breather. Everyone else found out how tough the NFL really can be when you’re not the four-time league MVP – even if it is only the preseason.
The New Orleans Saints marched in to the White House on Monday and got a salute from President Barack Obama for lifting up “the hopes and the dreams of a shattered city” with their Super Bowl win.
Colts owner Jim Irsay says he still plans to make Peyton Manning the NFL’s highest-paid player, even if that requires putting the franchise tag on the four-time league MVP next season.