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Brady has advantage, but don't disregard Manning

Sure, Tom Brady will have the advantage going head-to-head against any QB, but don't count out Eli Manning in Super Bowl XLII.

Originally Published: January 30, 2008
By Jeremy Green and Gary Horton | Scouts Inc.
On paper, the matchup between New England QB Tom Brady and New York Giants QB Eli Manning looks to be a huge mismatch. However, the game is not played on paper and if you take away the one ill-advised pass Manning had in their Week 17 contest, both Brady and Manning played a spectacular game. Scouts Inc.'s Jeremy Green and Gary Horton break down both QBs using the basic QB scouting categories.

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Gary Horton spent 10 years in the NFL as a scout and another 10 years at the college level as an assistant coach and recruiter. He is the founder and most seasoned member of the Scouts Inc. staff, and his extensive experience at all levels of football make him an excellent talent evaluator.