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|Promoter Don King took some time to set up Sunday's showdown between the Patriots and Colts.|
"What you have is a dynamic showdown on the football field, an irresistible force against an immovable object. Something has got to give. Give it will on Sunday. You've got a dedicated methodologist in Tom Brady, and he's not so much for the fanfare as he is for the leadership. Then you have Peyton Manning, who's one of the masses.
"It's a people's fight. All you have to do is say 'Extra! Extra! Read all about it!' We got a showdown in Boston, second to none and unrivaled in mankind. You got Tom Brady with a splendiferous record. He's got 33,000 yards and 242 touchdowns and four Super Bowls. And you got Peyton Manning, the whole Manning family from the father on down. You've got 52,000 yards and 10 Pro Bowls. But the stats aren't going to tell it. It's going to be the one who wants it the most.
"The man who can roust the excitement and the enthusiasm of the coordination of the players is the one who will come through, the one that can bring their team to that high expectation of unity, solidarity and togetherness and performing above and beyond the call of duty, he will be the big, big winner Sunday.
"Tom Brady is more of a general than Peyton Manning. But Peyton Manning is the one who will break through when there is no way. He's like Alexander the Great. He will make a way.
"You've got a show here that will be born and bred for me to be the voice in the wilderness, John the Baptist crying out that the one is coming greater than I, to preach the word for the bold, the daring, the shrewdness in the planning.
"Everybody in Boston and Foxborough and Concord will be saying 'Up in arms! Up in arms!' Now they're riding through the countryside like Paul Revere, saying 'The Colts are coming! The Colts are coming!' So every farmer is throwing down his pitchfork and picking up his rifle to stop the invasion. They've got to be able to ward off the invasion.
"The Colts are going to be like the people who dressed up like Mohican Indians to throw all the tea off the ships. Do we sink the ship, or are we going to be cannon fodder for the ship?
"It's a fight of the people and for the people. Which one of them will multiply their voices and be the scream of spirituality, the enthusiasm and the outshouting? Many times, the one who makes the most noise, wins. You can't be nice and quiet. In Africa, they got a saying: 'The baby that don't make no noise dies.' The ones that's making hell on his mother's back, she's got to keep putting something in his mouth to shut him up. So he survives.
"The magic of this showdown is every enthusiast, every fan is going to have their own personal opinion, and then they're going to do like Michael Jackson and talk to the 'Man in the Mirror.' They're going to bring about the change that's necessary for victory for Manning, or victory for Brady."