Originally Posted by DanRooney
The Steelers "#1 defense" meant jack shit today as well.
Manning had his 31st ranked defense carry him to a championship and then his 2 RBs carry him during the SB (yet HE won MVP because he's the media boy). Don't give me his defense sucked. His special teams scored 14 points for him. He's a choke artist. He's been 1 and done 8 times in his career.
And where would our hero be without Lebeau's Defense to bail him out time and time again?
Manning wins a SB thanks to his Defense = Manning is a Choke Artist.
Ben wins Super Bowls thanks to his Defense = Ben is an Elite Championship Quarterback.
Manning at least does what he can to lead his team to the postseason, even if he eventually sucks. Ben can't do better than 9-7 and 8-8. The Steelers Defense has to go above and beyond to save his ass. They have to play lights out for Ben to even have a chance. Not only do they have to stop the other team, they have to turn the ball over and score as well.