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The 2008 “All-Effective” Team

Published by on May 25, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - Indianapolis Colts

After the Colts 4-4 start in 2008, it became crystal clear just how important Peyton Manning is to the success of the team.  As if it wasn't clear enough, Peyton's early season struggles, while recovering from his second knee surgery, reminded all of us just home human the Colts are when no. 18 isn't playing at 100 percent.

Even though the Colts signal caller started the season with a slight gimp in his step, by the mid-way point in the season, it was clear he was back on track. To be fair, can you really talk about Colts players who were effective during the 2008 season without talking about Manning? No, of course not.

We all know Manning is good in almost any formation or situation, but there were certain times when he was that much better than the rest.  Take for example his quarterback rating on 4th down ... a perfect 158.3. In the 11 attempts on fourth down, Manning completed nine of them while finding the end-zone twice. 

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