Transcript for Manning vs. Brady: QB Greats Face Off in Playoffs
Sunday, hence, two of the great quarterbacks of all time will be going head to head once again and in arguably the biggest game of the year, tom brady versus peyton manning, really brady's patriots versus manning's broncos but a trip to the super bowl awaits the winner. Gio benitez with more. Good morning, josh, good morning, robin. Tom brady had that little mystery illness wednesday skipping practice but discuss a day later he was back on the field saying he would play in the afc championship game sunday. Josh is relieved. Now, the rivalry with peyton manning is back on. Brady versus manning, manning victoria's secret brady. Friends, rivals, legends. It's the mouthwatering showdown fans have been praying for. The question on everybody's mind, who will come out on top? This game is so meaningful. It's just so important. I mean, this is about as good as it gets. Reporter: Side by side these two greats match up like a dream but that's where the similars end. The pair have faced off 14 times. Brady has won ten. Manning, four. Brady has three super bowl rings. Manning, just one. Brady is married to a supermodel and is a cover boy himself but not so fast, sunday might be peyton's time to shine. After all, just two years removed from a career-threatening neck injury, this season he had what some are calling the best season ever for a quarterback. Throwing twice as many touchdowns as terrific tom. Peyton manning, he should be regarded as, you know, one of the top three, if not the best quarterback to ever play. Reporter: But while manning is winning the arms race experts say he's got more at stake on sunday. How many more opportunities is peyton manning going to have to be in this position, to be in the afc championship game. Reporter: This week both have been downplaying their rivalry ahead of the big game. Tom, his consistency. I feel like he's been a better play than the year before. He's a great player. They have a great team. Reporter: But many, make no mistake for these fierce competitors, this is personal. This is the premiere marquee matchup of the nfl. No greater battle than the battle between tom brady and peyton manning. Reporter: Listen to it this, manning set a record last month for single season touchdown passes 55 and guess whose record he beat? Yeah, tom brady who set it with 50 back in 2007. By the way, manning's wife, guy, gorgeous, so he too has the girl so watch out, brady. Thanks for settling that,
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