Three seasons is an eternity in the NFL -- just ask former Browns starter and current Cardinals retread Derek Anderson. But once all the talk dies down about the weather for Super Bowl XLVIII (and at this point, anything less than a scene out of "The Day After Tomorrow" is going to be a letdown), talk could shift to a pair of quarterbacks in their primes in 2014. And at least Eli Manning and Mark Sanchez will be used to the conditions.
For the first time since the Rams and Raiders occupied Los Angeles, the prospect exists for a pair of hometown quarterbacks to square off in the Super Bowl. But will Manning or Sanchez be the toast of the town in the Big Apple by the 2013 season?
lawrence (stowe vt)
is Manning gonna step up this year, or is he gonna continue to play second fiddle to his big bro, and now Sanchez?
ESPN New York's Ohm Youngmisuk
L, I think Eli will always kind of play second-fiddle to Peyton until Peyton declines. This season, I see the Colts beating the Giants in that second game of the year. I do think Eli will be better than Sanchez though. Mark's time will come. Not just now. Eli did well last season. He raised Steve Smith's game didn't he? Give him the running game again and I think Eli can do damage. Full transcript
Fireman Ed (New York)
Tim, what are your thoughts on Sanchez and his game? Do you see the Jets implementing him more now as a passing QB than giving touches to RB? Or do you think it might be split 50/50?
AFC East blogger Tim Graham
Rex Ryan has said the Jets will remain a run-oriented team, although I doubt the play calling will be as lopsided in 2010. Full transcript