Both quarterbacks get high marks for presence. Manning seems to survey
the field slightly better, looking at his progression of
receivers more quickly, but Leaf is cool and focused, never
panicky. "Manning's a little more polished,"
Denver Broncos coach Mike Shanahan
Courage under pressure, a crucial part of the NFL game, is hard to judge. But a
man who coached against the two gives high marks.
"Ryan was unflappable," UCLA coach Bob Toledo says. "He was
like an oak tree in the pocketwe'd hit him hard and our
guys would bounce off. Peyton always stood
in until the last second and took hits well
Photographs by John W. McDonough (left), V.J. Lovero
MOBILITY | DROP | PRESENCE | DELIVERY | ROUTES | INTO COVERAGE