Oh, right. He's Peyton Manning. And you're not.
Although Eli has managed to steal the spotlight from his accomplished older brother during recent seasons, Peyton delivered just the sort of second-half performance that earned him those four MVP Awards and got him into those "best ever" discussions in the first place. In the Week 6 edition of "Monday Night Football," the Denver Broncos overcame a 24-0 halftime deficit and scored 35 unanswered points for the win. Denver's come-from-behind win was the fourth-biggest regular-season comeback in NFL history and marked Peyton's 47th game-winning drive in the fourth quarter, according to Mike Klis of The Denver Post.
"We came out in the second half, everybody was accountable and professional," Manning said after the game, via the Associated Press. "We had 30 minutes and I thought it was important to get off to a good start with that first drive. Hitting DT for the touchdown really set the tempo for the second half."
ProFootball Reference credits Peyton with 48 game-winning drives (along with 37 fourth-quarter comebacks) which would put him one above the Hall of Fame quarterback Dan Marino for the all-time record.
Whether Peyton holds the record at the moment or not, the fact remains he has a heaping of comeback wins on his resume, with many of them involving double-digit deficits. It hasn't mattered who the opponent is. Sometimes hasn't even mattered how long Peyton's offense had the ball. With Peyton on the field, no deficit seems too big.
Scroll down for some of Peyton's past comeback wins from double-digit leads. Which is the most remarkable?
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