Manning’s Final Pass

King and Whitlock killed him for it.

Simmons said he ‘grounded it’.

It’s just not true.

A major thank you to Martin Kroeger for this picture.

White is covered tightly.  Manning threw a low, but catchable pass.

Is that a tough play?  Yes.

Would I call this a dropped pass?  No.

Did catching this ball require some kind of super human effort?  No.

Does a better receiver than an undrafted rookie make this play? 

Yeah, probably.

Ripping a QB who completed four straight passes on a FG drive to take the lead with under a minute to play in playoff game for this pass is nonsense.