This review is for a pre release copy of the book from NetGalley This book was pretty bad and unenjoyable The writing veered from high school to evel to pretty good sometimes from paragraph to paragraph things were repeated over and over and over again an it was really not what the subtitle promised Instead it was a decent biography of Manning with periodic slights and a hagiography of Brady with some revisionist history Lots and Girl in the Blue Coat lots of filler in the book which is odd considering that it barely approached the rivalry or how it changed the NFL After reading that the author was a columnist it explained aot of the problems The idea for this book is great Brady and Manning have changed football the Hunter Kiss last 15 years and made are two of the entertaining sports stars out there But this book is so repetitive and terribly writing Simple sentence after simple sentence takes the sparkle out of these stars and creates a monotony of sludge with no new insight I wish a good writer had tackled this topic Overall this book was a satisfying Christmas read While I am a die hard Patriots fan the book managed to both uphold my view of Tom Brady but also made me see Peyton Manning in a positiveight The author juxtaposes Brady s ability to overcome challenges with the fact that Manning has achieved great success in the face of expectations that would be almost impossible to meet The author clearly had access to a Doctor Sleep lot of sources and sought to present both uarterbacks in a positiveight If anything I would have Karma's A Sexy Bitch: Choose Your Own Erotic Fantasy Adventure liked detailed analysis of some of the key games that both have played in The second to theast chapter that focused on the pranks that both of them pull didn t really add very much to the book for me I will Mythological Beasts Turned Me Gay: Three Book Collection: (Mythology Erotica) look forward to a detailed history of the rivalry once both have retired but this was a good read for fans to enjoy Beyond terrible This book fails on so manyevels it is really not even worth reviewing For starters there is This All Encompassing Trip: Chasing Pearl Jam Around The World literally nothing untold in the entire book It is a collection of well known stories that any educated sports fan is than familiar with Moreover it is completely incoherent The book itself doesn t shed anyight at all on the rivalry between Manning and Brady None of their epic games are analyzed in any depth Worst of all the book itself has no structure New York Times Bestseller From Acclaimed sports journalist Gary Myers comes the definitive inside account of the greatest rivalry in NFL historyTom Brady and Peyton Manning are perhaps the two greatest uarterbacks of all time They are Scouts livingegends who have come to embody the uarterback position and shape an entire generation of the NFL They have also been fierce rivals every step of the way and their many epic duels have not only ranked among the best and most exciting games ever played they have fundamentally shaped the The Organ Grinders lives of and careers of both menBut for all their shared brilliance they are a study in contrasts Tom is the underdog turned ultimate winner an unheralded draft pick who went on to win a miraculous Super Bowl and become theeader of one of the NFL’s greatest dynasties He is as firmly associated with big game brilliance as anyone who has ever played Meanwh.
Ange for an honest review How fitting to have read this book while the golden boy announced his retirementI m not sure how the title of this book fits the information in it I think it s a marketing gimmick than anything Of course I picked up the book because I wanted to earn about the behind the scenes APPARENT rivalry by arguably two of the best Bs of our time But what did I get the background stories of the B s from their college days to draft to memorable games It was interesting to earn but there was precious few information about this so called rivalry its the typical competitive stuff Like come on most football players are competitive so to read information that TM and PM are competitive and want to keep or break records is nothing new Too often fans are falling for the crafty acts of sports journalists that consistently manufacture sensational storylines Okay can I start on the choppy writing presentation at many points during this book I asked myself why Is Gary Myers writing books his presentation is choppy and he often drifts from one idea to the next and then back again Overall a so so book if you are into football and you want a The Complete Idiot's Guide to Detoxing Your Body little bit of context Great book I m a huge Manning fan butearning about Brady s struggles to get on the field at UM gave me an insight on what motivates him I also Silver in the Wood liked the story of when the staff caught Bradyate at night on a Friday working on his game As the author stated Bledsoe didn t even know there was a competition going on until it was too ate Overall it was an enjoyable read It is filled with interesting history and entertaining stories that give a ook behind the curtain I did think it would have been better to write this book when Manning or Brady retired since so much with this rivalry happened in the 2015 2016 season ike Brady being hit by the Broncos defense than any B that season and Manning winning his second Super Bowl as it significantly altered the narrative I particularly enjoyed this book since I am a ife The Second Cure long Broncos fan but was still interested in reading about Tom s background despite my disdain for the Patriots Any fan of the NFL would find it worthwhile The book does a good job of covering aot of ground in the career makeup of both Bs and I found the side stories on coaches and teammates enjoyabl. Tly different upbringings shape them and how has each handled the injuries setbacks and defeats they’ve dealt with over their careers In this extraordinary book veteran NFL correspondent Gary Myers tackles this subject from every angle and with unprecedented access and insight drawing on a huge number of never before heard interviews with Brady and Manning their coaches their families and those who have played with them and against them The result is a remarkable collection of the most entertaining and revealing stories ever told about Peyton and Tom from how they developed their vastly different Essential Andhra Cookbook: With Hyderabadi and Telengana Specialities leadership styles to the unlikely friendship they’ve built over the years to their respective exploits asocker room pranksters Wildly entertaining and deeply thought provoking Brady vs Manning is essential reading for anyone who truly wants to understand these extraordinary playe.
T wanders bac Some neat information and anecdotes in a book that organizes its ideas very poorly written with The Sorcerer's Apprentice little flair and full of a wholeot of fluff ev I d say one would have to Eagle's Gate like football to want to read this book and one would probably need toike one of the two title Bs to World War Z. La guerra mondiale degli zombi like it I think Peyton is probably the best player to ever play butBrady has rings Iearned a bunch of things about the two but I at ast had a reckoning of the game I consider to be worse than the two horrible BradyPatriots osses to a Who Is Muhammad Ali? lesser team in the Superbowl the 20067 AFC Championship game I was in Korea at the time and the game was on early Monday morning there I had to design meetings that I could not avoid and so missed the game taping it so I could watchater Between those meetings I Don't Worry, Eat Cake: A Coloring Book to Help You Feel a Little Bit Better about Everything learned the Pats were up 21 6 at the half and went into the second meeting feeling good When I was done I called my wife and heard that theyost A couple of days ater I talked to my best friend Rick Cheeseman who was now back in the states and told hi For a book promising us the inside story on the Brady vs Manning rivalry I was expecting a bit And maybe the revelation that gasp Tom Brady and Peyton Manning are friends off the field should have been enough But uite frankly I still kept feeling ike there should have been a bit substance to this bookPart of this could be that as a Tennessee fan I ve followed Peyton since he become a Volunteer so there isn t much included here that I wouldn t already know because of my deep abiding fandom of Peyton and the Volunteers But as I read this book I couldn t help but feel that it would benefit from a bit of editing especially in some of the middle chapters as I began to feel ike I was reading the same couple of anecdotes over and over againI also find it interesting to read this book in the wake of the current hoopla surrounding Brady and deflate gate I realize that the book s ead time meant this couldn t really be delved into that much but reading some of what we find out about Brady here I can t help but feel A Secret Kept like it sheds some newight on him as a player and person Brady vs Manning tries to walk a fine ine in ooking at this rivalry Unfortunately it doesn t uite do what it set out to do I received a digital ARC of this book from NetGalley in exch. Ile Peyton was born into NFL royalty and a mountain of outsized expectations yet somehow ived up to and exceeded all the hype claiming virtually every passing record along his path to football immortalityThe contrast in greatness between the overachieving underdog and the crown prince of football between postseason brilliance and statistical dominance has served as an endless source of fascination for fans and media and over the years as the two players have faced off again and again in classic games the argument has only intensified But until now there has never been a definitive treatment of the debate that tells the real story What do Tom and Peyton actually think of each other What do their coaches think of them What about teammates and opposing players What are they ike behind closed doors and in the ocker room and how does that influence their careers How did their vas.
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