Peyton Manning, Colin Kaepernick a Study in Contrasts

Peyton Manning, Colin Kaepernick a Study in Contrasts

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) calls an audible at the line of scrimmage against the Jacksonville Jaguars in the first quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) calls an audible at the line of scrimmage against the Jacksonville Jaguars in the first quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

 

(Denver Post) – Fans might enjoy the relic or prefer the modernistic.

The San Francisco 49ers’ Colin Kaepernick is arguably the most physically skilled of the burgeoning NFL group of athletic quarterbacks. He has arguably the league’s strongest arm, as measured by radar, and it’s difficult to fathom any quarterback having faster legs.

He is raw, but already accomplished, having led the 49ers to the NFC championship game in each of his first two seasons in which he played.

The Broncos’ Peyton Manning is a classic pocket passer. A soft-tosser by comparison with little mobility but also polished and accomplished, as he’s pulled within two touchdown passes of Brett Favre’s career record and is seemingly on his way to posting his 12th consecutive 10-win season.

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