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Peyton Manning of the Denver Broncos addresses the media on January 26, 2014 in Jersey City, New Jersey. (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Keidel: Who’s Manning The Helm Better Than Peyton?

It’s not as toxic a topic as the New York/New Jersey border war, or as socially inflamed as the Richard Sherman saga. But, in a strictly sporting sense, it really is the topic du jour. If he wins Sunday’s Super Bowl, is Peyton Manning the greatest quarterback in NFL history?

01/28/2014

Quarterback Russell Wilson #3 of the Seattle Seahawks celebrates as the Seahawks defeat the San Francisco 49ers 23-17 during the 2014 NFC Championship at CenturyLink Field on January 19, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Seahawks Rally For NFC Title, Will Face Manning, Broncos In Superbowl

Russell Wilson threw a 35-yard touchdown pass on fourth down and Seattle’s top-ranked defense forced two late turnovers, lifting the Seahawks into their second Super Bowl with a 23-17 victory over the San Francisco 49ers for the NFC championship Sunday.

01/19/2014

Cornerback Aqib Talib #31, free safety Devin McCourty #32, and defensive end Chandler Jones #95 of the New England Patriots celebrate a defensive play against the Denver Broncos during a game at Gillette Stadium on November 24, 2013 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (credit: Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Patriots Secondary Set For Rematch With Manning

The Denver Broncos tried to beat the New England Patriots less than two months ago by running the ball. It didn’t work.

01/14/2014

Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos throws a pass against the San Diego Chargers during the AFC Divisional Playoff Game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 12, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Manning, Broncos Beat Chargers 24-17, Advance To AFC Championship

Peyton Manning welcomed Wes Welker back into the lineup with a touchdown toss and the Denver Broncos narrowly avoided a repeat of their playoff slip from last year, advancing to the AFC championship game with a 24-17 win over the San Diego Chargers on Sunday.

01/12/2014

CINCINNATI, OH - JANUARY 05: Eddie Royal #11 of the San Diego Chargers flies thru the air during the NFL wild card playoffs game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium on January 5, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Bolts Look To Defy Odds Two Weekends In A Row

Being the sixth and final seed in the NFL playoffs usually means you’re a sizable underdog. When it comes to the San Diego Chargers, that holds true a second weekend straight.

01/08/2014

HOUSTON, TX - DECEMBER 22: Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos calls a play during the first half of the game against the Houston Texans at Reliant Stadium on December 22, 2013 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Odds Against Peyton Manning, Denver Broncos This Week

The Denver Broncos are arguably the best team in the NFL, but that doesn’t mean they’re going to win this week. In fact, many stats show Peyton Manning and his Broncos are more likely to lose than win, as the No. 1 seed against the No. 6 seeded San Diego Chargers.

01/08/2014

DENVER, CO - DECEMBER 12: Running back Danny Woodhead #39 of the San Diego Chargers runs the ball against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field Field at Mile High on December 12, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Can Chargers Stymie Broncos In Denver Again?

Not many people expected the San Diego Chargers to go into Denver on a Thursday night last month and come away with a win. Now, can the Bolts do it all over again?

01/07/2014

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - DECEMBER 29: Andrew Luck #12 of the Indianapolis Colts scrambles from the pocket during a first quarter play while playing the Jacksonville Jaguars at Lucas Oil Stadium on December 29, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Colts Looking To Prove the Peyton Manning Era Is In The Past

Three seasons ago, Peyton Manning sat on the sidelines with an injury that many thought may end his career. The Indianapolis Colts drafted Andrew Luck out of Stanford and the rebuilding was about to begin. Little did anyone realize that the rebuilding would start immediately.

12/31/2013

SAN DIEGO, CA - DECEMBER 29: Quarterback Philip Rivers #17 of the San Diego Chargers warms up for the game with the Kansas City Chiefs at Qualcomm Stadium on December 29, 2013 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Chargers Look To Tame Bengals In AFC Playoffs

With the post-season in front of them now, the San Diego Chargers are hoping to stick around for a while as the AFC playoffs kick off this coming weekend.

12/31/2013

CINCINNATI, OH - DECEMBER 29: Andy Dalton #14 of the Cincinnati Bengals throws a pass during the NFL game against the Baltimore Ravens at Paul Brown Stadium on December 29, 2013 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Chargers Hope To Eliminate AFC North Champion Bengals

What seemed only like a pipe dream a few weeks ago became reality this past Sunday for the San Diego Chargers and their fans.

12/30/2013

AN DIEGO, CA - DECEMBER 29: Philip Rivers #17 of the San Diego Chargers celebrates with teammate Manti Te'o #50 after a 27-24 overtime win against the Kansas City Chiefs during their game on December 29, 2013 at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

Chargers Survive Chiefs in Overtime, Punch Playoff Ticket

If you have a liking for the dramatic, then you had no problem watching the San Diego Chargers and their wild 27-24 overtime victory Sunday over Kansas City.

12/30/2013

KANSAS CITY, MO - NOVEMBER 24: Center Nick Hardwick #61 of the San Diego Chargers surveys the defense during the game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium on November 24, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Chargers Look To Sweep Chiefs, Still Need Help To Make Playoffs

While the road to an AFC West Wild Card spot is far from certain, the San Diego Chargers may still very well have something to play for come Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs.

12/24/2013

DENVER, CO - DECEMBER 12: Place kicker Nick Novak #9 of the San Diego Chargers kicks a 35-yard field goal on a hold by Mike Scifres #5 during the fourth quarter against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field Field at Mile High on December 12, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. The Chargers defeated the Broncos 27-20. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Chargers Must Play The ‘What If?’ Game At This Point

Stop for a minute and imagine just where the San Diego Chargers might be now had they won just a few of those games they lost in the final minutes earlier this season.

12/18/2013

SAN DIEGO, CA - DECEMBER 08: Inside linebacker Donald Butler #56 of the San Diego Chargers celebrates against the New York Giants at Qualcomm Stadium on December 8, 2013 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

For The Chargers, The Butler Likely Did It

Although they are hanging by a thread or two in the AFC wild card race, where would the San Diego Chargers be this season without the play of one Donald Butler?

12/11/2013

LANDOVER, MD - DECEMBER 01: Eli Manning #10 of the New York Giants throws a pass during warm-ups prior to their game against the Washington Redskins at FedExField on December 1, 2013 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Will Eli Manning End The Chargers’ Season?

Hoping to break a three-year playoff drought, the San Diego Chargers face another must-win situation when they play host to the New York Giants this Sunday afternoon.

12/06/2013

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