Peyton Manning: Jets a 'challenge'

Updated: January 5, 2011, 3:40 AM ET
By Ian Begley | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- It's definitely not personal for Peyton Manning.

A day after New York Jets coach Rex Ryan called his playoff matchup with Manning and the Colts "personal," Manning blew a slew of verbal kisses at Ryan and the Jets' defense.

"They're every bit as good as advertised," Manning said Tuesday afternoon on a conference call with reporters. "They're excellent from a scheme standpoint. I think playerwise they're better than they were last year. They've added some ...

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