Peyton Manning Is the Best Quarterback Ever to Play Football

December 22, 2013

We fans always take “greatest” to mean “most accomplished” and then argue about which metrics—Super Bowl rings, career yards, win-loss ratios—“mean” the most. But what if we tweak the question and use “greatest” as an adverb instead of a noun: Who has played the position greatest? Who has realized the position in the most elevated way?

Andrew Corsello confirms in this GQ article what I’ve long known to be an indisputable fact.