Rust not a factor for Manning, Brees
Adam Schefter answers readers' questions nearly every day in his blog. On Thursday, Adam fields questions about the divisional-round games between the New Orleans Saints and Arizona Cardinals and the Indianapolis Colts and Baltimore Ravens. Have a query of your own? Submit it here.
Q: Drew Brees and Peyton Manning have both had rather long layoffs before their first playoff games this weekend. Do you expect them to show any signs of rust? I know they'll be mentally ready, but adjusting to "playoff speed" has to be tough without even going at "regular-season speed" for three weeks.
-- Todd (Los Angeles)
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