Originally Posted by KevinJames
I am not surprised at all
the defense pretty much carried Tebow last year, keeping the score down so that we can that option based offense.
so with a guy like Manning at the helm I knew they'd raise their play its much easier for the defense to play with a lead, Manning gives us that.
Also let's them play loose. The knowledge that they can take risks and make the occasional mistake without it being a catastrophe for the game because they know the offense can help them out.