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10 things Cam Newton and Peyton Manning have in common

Despite all the differences between Cam Newton and Peyton Manning, the two still have plenty in common.

Super Bowl 50 will feature Cam Newton and Peyton Manning, two of the league’s most visible quarterbacks. In the weeks leading up to the game, much will certainly be made of the differences between the two.

Newton is 13 years younger than Manning, which is the largest age difference in Super Bowl history between starting quarterbacks . Manning is known as a career pocket passer who is able to deliver footballs with pinpoint accuracy, while Newton’s unique ability to run outside of the pocket and take big hits makes him a supreme talent. Manning generally doesn’t celebrate too much after touchdowns, while Newton sparked a nationwide dance craze by hitting the ‘Dab’ after big plays.

Despite all of their differences, the two still have plenty in common.

1. They were both picked No. 1. 


2. They can dance.

3. They both star in hilarious commercials. 

4. They’re entertainers. 

Peyton Manning, actor

Cam Newton, singer

5. Check out their style. 


6. Cooper Manning. 

Cam appeared as a guest on Cooper’s show

Peyton has known Cooper for a while


7. They look out for the children. 

Cam routinely hands footballs to kids

Peyton sometimes throws footballs to kids

8. They’re both dads. 

9. They’re both familiar with Tom Brady. 


10. They both possess game–breaking speed. 

Super Bowl 50 will take place at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif.