Originally Posted by NUB
Manning is not the sort of QB backups "learn" behind.
Jim Sorgi was an OK back-up appearing in 16 total games as a Colt, completing 63.5% of his passes, for 929 yards with 6 TD's and 1 INT. He had an excellent grasp of the offense but hardly played due to Manning basically being injury free.
To claim Manning never wanted to or even attempted to teach his understudy is just some bull**** myth...just because Painter was a rock, doesn't mean all of the Colt's back-ups were.