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Peyton Manning, meet Sam Bradford

4/13/2010

This story appears in the April 19 issue of ESPN The Magazine.

In 2008, renowned trendspotter Malcolm Gladwell looked at
Chase Daniel, then a star
quarterback at Missouri (and now a third-stringer
for the Saints), and wrote, "The problem with picking quarterbacks is that Chase Daniel's performance can't be predicted. The job he's being groomed for is so particular and specialized that there is no way to know who will succeed at it and who won't."