Topic: Peyton Manning

February 5, 2014

With our FOIA request finally processed, we can finally share these Oval Office transcripts, in which the leader of the free world and his cabinet sit around complaining about Pete Carroll's demeanor, black quarterbacks, and other matters of national security.

January 17, 2014

The exciting experience of being in a city that is suddenly very into football. The less-exciting experience of watching two types of brands be argued about on TV. The good news is that four really good teams are playing in two football games on Sunday. It's pretty good news.

January 10, 2014

On the NFL's puzzling resistance to holding games in well-lit, climate-free underground facilities, and a fairly serious discussion of how the Chargers might beat the Broncos, and the dad-ish corporate inspiration of New England and other playoff things.

January 15, 2013

At some point in the next week or two, and for an unprecedented fifth time, Peyton Manning will likely win the NFL’s Most Valuable Player award. The fact that -- in spite Adrian Peterson's otherworldly season -- this is even a possibility tells us a great deal about the way we talk about Peyton. And it also tells us how talking about him makes us feel. 

March 21, 2012

Manning, the NFL's most skilled quarterback, is replacing Tebow, the league's talisman of revelation and surprise. Tebow's ghost may stand in the way of Manning's acceptance, but in the end, the league needs both the master technician and the holy fool to operate at full strength. 

February 10, 2012

A design guy named David Rappoccio is putting Peyton Manning's scowly/poopy Manningface on different NFL logos. We could not be happier about him doing this.