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Eli Manning's season started with a debate about whether or not he was an elite quarterback and it might end with another debate.
It won't be about his elite status as any remaining holdouts have long ago given up that fight. The debate this time will be about whether or not he's the best quarterback in the Manning family.
If he wins on Sunday against the 49ers, Eli will have a serious dog in the hunt. It's not just because Peyton's career is in doubt after three neck surgeries and the complete upheaval of the Colts organization in the last couple of weeks.
Throughout the history of the NFL, quarterbacks have always been graded on two parallel tracks. One is individual performance, and there haven't been many quarterbacks who have scored higher in this department than Peyton Manning.
He's thrown for the third most yards and touchdowns in history and ranks high in every metric you would ever use to gauge the ability of a quarterback. Eli may never matc...
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This season the Indianapolis Colts lost star quarterback Peyton Manning for the entire campaign, and the team won only two games, and ended up firing head coach Jim Caldwell. This article, however, imagines what would have happened if Manning did not miss the season with a neck injury, and had played in all 16 games for the Colts.
First, instead of finishing with...
Eli Manning started practice on Wednesday with the New York Giants but had to leave the field before he was able to complete the entire practice. Manning departed as head coach Tom Coughlin told the media that Manning was suffering from a stomach virus. Coughlin told reporters, “Hopefully it’s just a 24-hour deal and he’ll feel better.”
Only two practice remain...
New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning left Wednesday's practice early because of symptoms that head coach Tom Coughlin called "a stomach bug, hopefully a 24-hour deal."
The Giants have weathered a battery of player's injuries and sicknesses all season but, as the team gets ready to face the San Francisco 49ers in Sunday's NFC Championship game, Manning is...
The Giants' Eli Manning has been forced to escape the shadow of superstar big brother, Peyton. San Francisco's Alex Smith? He only has a pair of Hall of Famers in Joe Montana and Steve Young hanging over him in 49ers lore.
Two No. 1 pick quarterbacks a draft apart, Manning and Smith meet Sunday with a shot at the Super Bowl after each has faced immense scrutiny over the...
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The Giants and 49ers are a classic rivalry mostly because they featured some legendary players. Are there any legendary players in this weekend’s game? Thoughts?
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Stomach illness hits Eli Manning knocks him out of practice [CNNSI]...
Last weekend I managed to listen and watch what arguably were the best two Playoff games of the weekend, opting to not bother tuning into TeboMania - largely induced by a slobbering Mainstream media machine… Along with opting to forego the following days Baltimore game.
Thus I attempted listening to the San Francisco 49ers vs. New Orleans Saints game via my ‘lil transistor radio...
Well Zoners, it seems like it came way too quickly this year. That's right, it's Championship weekend. This week I'm talking about Rob Lowe's Twitter explosion, Brady killing Tebow Time, why California is NOT a good baseball state and a chopper landing on a football field in Missouri.Enjoy--Zone
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The Indianapolis Colts are in unfamiliar territory this offseason having already fired their long time general manager and head coach in the last month. Now the organization must decide what they're going to do to about Peyton Manning before early March.
While the clock continues to tick on the Colts, check...
Warning: Wearing a bright white shirt/tie combo will only accentuate your gnarly looking teeth.
Hearing my fave, #18 Peyton Manning will not return to #NFL. Wow. #Colts
— Rob Lowe (@RobLowe) January 18, 2012
This is literally the worst day of Jay Glazer and Adam Schefter’s respective careers.
Image via Indy Star.
Shale BriskinBGB ContributorNow that the New York Giants have upset the Super Bowl favorite Green Bay Packers, many comparisons are being drawn between this team and the team that won Super Bowl XLII over the Patriots, which was also in upset fashion. The coaching staff and most of the player personnel between the two teams are very similar and this current group of Giants looks...
Giants reserve quarterback David Carr has spent the past four years backing up both starters in Sunday’s NFC Championship Game, San Francisco’s surprising Alex Smith last season and Eli Manning for the other three, even taking snaps at yesterday’s practice when Manning became ill.Carr was needed...