Manning brings the brain

INDIANAPOLIS — It will be the ultimate game of chicken: Peyton Manning versus a Jets defense bent on disguising its coverages and blitzes throughout four quarters of organized chaos.
Carson Palmer and Philip Rivers couldn’t solve the riddle the Jets defense presents. But baffling Manning, perhaps the smartest and most talented of all NFL quarterbacks, will be the supreme challenge for coach Rex Ryan and the Jets in tomorrow’s AFC title game.