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SI Players Poll

Nov. 08, 2004
Nov. 08, 2004

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Nov. 8, 2004

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SI Players Poll

(Based on a survey of 354 players)

Who Is the NFL's Smartest Player?

This is an article from the Nov. 8, 2004 issue Original Layout

Peyton Manning .......... 49%

Quarterback, Colts

Brett Favre .......... 9%

Quarterback, Packers

Ray Lewis .......... 7%

Linebacker, Ravens

Tom Brady .......... 5%

Quarterback, Patriots

FAST FACTS: Manning graduated cum laude (3.61 GPA) in three years from Tennessee with a major in speech communication.... The Rams' Marshall Faulk (fifth, 3%) was the only running back among the 17 players who received multiple votes.

For complete results and a breakdown of the poll go to si.com/scorecard.

B/W PHOTO ILLUSTRATIONBETTMANN/CORBIS (EINSTEIN); ROB TRINGALI/SPORTSCHROME (MANNING)