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Brady vs. Manning 2020: Von Miller fails to sack former Patriots quarterback

Come on Von, we were counting on you.

New England Patriots vs. Denver Broncos Photo by Joe Amon/The Denver Post via Getty Images

Did you catch the latest chapter of Brady vs. Manning?

On Sunday, I may have watched more golf than I have ever watched in my life. I’m told that Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson are enough for golf enthusiasts to watch in their own right. Heck, even the draw of Tom Brady and and Peyton Manning should have been enough to lure even the most casual NFL fan. However, I tuned in for another reason.

I was disappointed.

Despite plenty of opportunity, Von Miller failed to sack Tom Brady. Brady’s partner Phil Mickelson neglected to protect both Tom’s strong and weak sides, even as Tom turned his back to cover up the split in his pants.

I know Miller probably wasn’t invited, but that’s no excuse. Heck, if Von couldn’t make it, Elvis Dumervil should have. There were plenty of bushes, water traps, and signs for them to conceal themselves, but despite the opportunity... neither failed to notch a single sack on that golf course... and that’s a shame.

Sigh... I suppose we’ll have to wait until September 27th when Tampa comes to Denver.

All kidding aside, Peyton, Tom, Tiger, and Phil raised $20 Million for COVID-19 charities. If you’d like to donate, text “TheMatch” to 41-411 on your mobile phone or click here.


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