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KRIKORIAN: The greatness of Manning will not be denied today

There are 14 comments on the Long Beach Press-Telegram story from Feb 6, 2010, titled KRIKORIAN: The greatness of Manning will not be denied today. In it, Long Beach Press-Telegram reports that:

It's been a Homeric tale, a beleaguered football franchise from a city reeling from tragedy extricating itself from its legacy of dark failure to ascend to the heights of its sport.

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Deft Touch

Redondo Beach, CA

#1 Feb 7, 2010
I will be using my deft touch at Tantalum's. Signed, Bad Stu

United States

#2 Feb 7, 2010
Go Saints!

Redondo Beach, CA

#3 Feb 7, 2010
Veeeeeerrrrryyy insightful writing. Awe inspiring in fact. Required Super Bowl column done. Check.

Puyallup, WA

#4 Feb 7, 2010
Great Super Bowl Advertisement:
E-mail fixer

Manhattan Beach, CA

#5 Feb 7, 2010
Missed that one, dude!

“CO$ sucks and DM swallows!”

Since: Nov 08

Saddle Brook, NJ

#6 Feb 7, 2010
Need to change the title of this thread to WHO DAT!

Long Beach, CA

#7 Feb 7, 2010
I hope you don't try to time the market with your predictions. Otherwise, you will be in the poor house.

Skyforest, CA

#8 Feb 7, 2010
You really are out of touch. Bad Stu owes me lunch too!
Doug Less

Downey, CA

#9 Feb 7, 2010
"And, while more implausible events have transpired in recent times at the Super Bowl-who can forget the two-touchdown underdog New York Giants only two years ago stunning the 18-0 New Orleans Saints?-it's doubtful such a freak of nature will unfold today."
Douggie, the only 'freak of nature' is you and your ability to maintain a job as a sports columnist.

San Diego, CA

#10 Feb 7, 2010
Time for a re-write
ivy league

Victorville, CA

#12 Feb 8, 2010
Dougie Boy,

Remember the Jets (1969). Remember the Giants 2 years ago. Stay with what you know - your boozing friends, yammering about the good old days in LB, and defending Jessica Hardy. Go Saints!
No Way

Redondo Beach, CA

#13 Feb 8, 2010
You used to cover the Rams? Tell us about those days.
Jimmy V wannabe

Kailua, HI

#14 Feb 8, 2010
Doug, In your next column check in with Jimmy V from Vegas for the take($) from the many gamblers who got copmpletely buried betting a sure thing, MVP Peyton Manning and the Colts, as well as the majority who expected a shootout and mistakenly bet the total points of OVER 57. Whoops. Vegas absolutely cleaned up on this game as evidenced by the line moves in favor of the Colts, although the sportsbooks might have taken a little pain paying out a few 20-1 futures bets on New Orleans to win it all from the beginning of the season. It should be a big week at Gamblers Anonymous.
bob dylan

New Orleans, LA

#15 Feb 18, 2010
Blah blah blah.

As usual, lots of talk about Peyton, but when it came time to deliver he came up a day late and a dollar short. The Saints pressured him, not with exotic blitzes but by being opportunistic, changing up defensive packages constantly and covering in the backfield. Once the saints defense found a rhythm, the colts offense never could.

Drew Brees and his ridiculous accuracy and depth at receiver ground down the colts defense, not with sexy Favre- or Grossman-esque bombs, but with accurate screens, chewing time off the clock and putting points on the board five yards at a time.

You can talk all you want about how Peyton Manning is redefining the position of quarterback. Sean Payton and Gregg Williams brought the Lombardi home to new orleans the old fashioned way- by being aggressive and shrewd. And now Drew has as many rings as Peyton does- but with a much better playoff record to show for it.

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