Peyton Manning's playoff blemish

Is record-setting QB at fault for his teams flaming out in the first round so often?

Originally Published: January 9, 2014
By David Fleming | ESPN.com

Several years ago when I attended the Manning Passing Academy in Thibodaux, La., one of the first people I sought out was Cooper Manning, the eldest of the Manning brothers. You see, as the third of four boys in my family, I understand better than most that if you really want the unvarnished, brutal truth about somebody, just ask their brothers. When I caught up to Cooper, I explained my theory on brothers-as-sources and then I asked him one simple question: After Peyton won Super Bowl ...

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