You know you have transcendent talent and cache when superstar athletes of other sports watch the game because of you and endorse your skill set before the masses.
All-time great Peyton Manning’s bust for the Pro Football Hall of Fame was already sculpted before this year even started. But after yesterday’s utterly absurd 7-touchdown, 462-yard dismantling of the Baltimore Ravens defense on the opening day of the 2013 NFL season in Denver, replete with a 141-point passer rating, Manning entered into the elite plateau of pro athletes that only a select few gain entry.
The 49-27 beheading of the Ravens, orchestrated by the savant Manning, was succinctly summarized humorously by the following football fan:
Peyton Manning has thrown 5 TD passes tonight. Or as Mark Sanchez calls it, a season.
— Tim Tebow (@Faux_TimTebow) September 6, 2013
Take a look at the celebrities and athletes whose jaws were on the floor after the Denver QB’s awe-inspiring performance: