Manning, the former quarterback of the Indianapolis Colts 和 丹佛野马队, became the first signal-caller in the history of the 美国橄榄球联盟 to lead two different franchises to Super Bowl titles, and his long-time rival will look to become the second QB to do so when the Bucs play the 堪萨斯城酋长 in Super Bowl LV.
Even though Manning has been out of the league for quite some time, the rivalry appears to be as strong as ever. Manning, who hosts a segment on ESPN+ called “Peyton’s Places,” couldn’t help but throw a shot at Brady and the Patriots for Deflategate during an interview with actor Kurt Russell.
Manning and Russell were talking about the 1986 电影 “The Best of Times,” when Russell played the role of a quarterback, and he said it was difficult to do because he was dealing with a torn rotator cuff from years prior.
Russell explained that he was able to throw the football because it was smaller than a normal NFL ball, and he said it “kinda softened a little bit so I can get on top of it.”
Manning’s response: “Kinda like the Patriots, yeah.”
Russell responded by laughing hysterically at Manning’s joke about Brady and the Patriots.