Peyton vs Alex the Great

Perennial Pro Bowler Peyton Manning goes up against the NHL’s best player in Alex Ovechkin in this 2-3 matchup.


Peyton Manning:

  • Career stats: 333 TDs, 45628 yards, and a QB rating of 94.7
  • 9-time Bro Bowler (Pro Bowl MVP in ‘05), 7-time All-Pro
  • 3-time AP NFL MVP, Best NFL Player ESPY in ‘04 and ‘05, Walter Payton Man of the Year Award in ‘05, Best Championship Performance ESPY in ‘07
  • Defeated da Bears in Super Bowl XLI (was named MVP of the game)
  • Broke Marino’s TD record in 2004 (threw 49 TDs)
  • Has a career record of 117-59, a winning percentage of 66%. Only QB with 12+ wins in 6 consecutive seasons
  • Was the first QB to defeat all 31 opposing teams (Brady and Favre would accomplish the same feat)
  • Was won a ton of awards and has like a billion records
  • Alexander Ovechkin:

  • First player to win the Art Ross Trophy, Maurice Richard Trophy, Lester B. Pearson Award and Hart Memorial Trophy in the same season
  • Drafted first overall in 2004
  • 2006 Calder Memorial Trophy recipient (rookie of the year)
  • 3 time first team NHL all-star (2006-08)
  • Most goals by a left winger in a season (65 in 2007/08)
  • Signed the most valuable contract in NHL history, a 13 year, $124 million deal
  • Became only the 4th player to score 200 goals in his first four seasons (Gretzky, Bossy, Lemieux)
  • Led Russia to a gold medal at the Ice Hockey World Championships in 2008 in Canada
  • This matchup goes to…Peyton Manning.  He has a laser rocket arm.  Who can argue with that? Here’s the bracket:



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