Is there much to say bout this man being a leader? He calls his own plays. He’s probably been doing it since he was in junior high. Nothing else needs to be said, if you’re calling your own plays for as long as the elder Manning has, then you’re a leader.
Also, leaders do things like this.
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The best leader in the NFL is Captain America himself. He literally hasn’t had a decent wide receiver since Randy Moss left, and even then he only had Moss for two seasons. What has he been doing since he became a starter in 2002? Taking the Patriots to the playoffs year in and year out. He loses weapons every year because the organization is cheap and he makes no excuses, he just leads….and wins.
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It’s not easy being a leader. Some teammates won’t respect you, and some fanbases will rebel and turn their back on you if you can’t deliver. When you get to this stage, some players just don’t want that responsibility, content to make their money playing a game while slinking into the background. And who can blame them after seeing the way some are treated through the media?
Today, with the recent unveiling of the Nike Field Generals Collection at Champs Sports putting the spotlight on five of the league’s best leaders — Aaron Rodgers, Russell Wilson, Drew Brees, Colin Kaepernick, Andrew Luck — we’re taking a look at the very best in the NFL.
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