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Jermey Parnell

Plenty to prove in 2015 for lots of NFL's key figures

Nice job, Tom Brady. Peyton Manning, you're up next. The 39-year-old quarterback is under pressure to prove his decline at the end of last season was due to a torn thigh and not time catching up to him like a linebacker firing through the line unblocked. His boss, John Elway, is trying to take some load off his shoulders just like the Broncos did during Elway's own Super Bowl runs in the late 1990s when a good ground game and dominant defense paved his path to success. Even though he won his fourth Super Bowl last winter, Brady was in the NFL's pressure cooker for eight months because of accusations he cheated to get there by instructing ball boys to deflate footballs below...