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The two historic franchises between the Giants and Steelers will square off this coming Sunday evening at MetLife Stadium in the Meadowlands
Both the Giants and Steelers have one of the top elite quarterbacks in the NFL in Eli Manning (Giants) and Ben Roethlisberger (Steelers).
Even though this isn't a rivalry game, but it should be one of the most exciting matchups this football season to watch as an NFL fan.
They only play each other one in every four year and this will the 3rd time Eli Manning will take on Ben Roesthlisberger.
Back in December of 2004, the Steelers beat the Giants 33-30 which was a classic game that season between the rookie duo QB's.
Then later in 2008, the Giants got payback by beating the Steelers 21-14 in a hard fought tight game which was another exciting one.
Now in 2012, they will meet again this Sunday in MetLife Stadium making this the third different stadium with both of teams facing each other.
Who was the best quarterback in the 2004 NFL Draft: (Eli Manning or Ben Roethlisberger)
Eli Manning Resume:
Career Record at 83-55 including playoffs
2 time Pro Bowler
2 time Super Bowl winner
2 time Super Bowl MVP
4-0 record in Championship games
Most road playoff wins at 5 games than any other QB
NFL Record with 15 TD passes in the 4th quarter in 2011
NFL Record with 8 wins in game winning drives in 2011
NFL Record with 10 road wins in regular season and playoffs in 2011
Ben Roethlisberger Resume:
Career Record at 94-40 including playoffs
2 time Pro Bowler
2 time Super Bowl winner
5-2 record in Championship games
NFL Offensive Rookie of the year in 2004
Been to three Super Bowl games
Youngest QB to ever win the super bowl at age 22
First NFL QB to reach two Conference Championship games in his first two years
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