Found April 16, 2012 on Unathletic:
PLAYERS: Eli Manning
TEAMS: New York Giants

Eli Manning’s following in his brother’s footsteps again. The Giants QB will host “Saturday Night Live” on May 5, with musical guest Rihanna. It’s been an exciting 2012 for Manning, who won his second Super Bowl in February. He recently vacationed with his family in Florida. Eli’s new gig was announced before a commercial break on tonight’s “Saturday Night Live” episode.His brother, Peyton, hosted the show in 2007 — most famously appearing in a United Way ‘digital short’ which saw him hurling insults and footballs at a group of children, then teaching them how to commit crimes.

Curiosity is going to kill the cat on this one. I don’t know if Eli has what it takes to follow in Peyton’s footsteps on this one. I am, however, highly interested in seeing what he’s got. I hope he pulls it off – the key to his success will be exploiting his awkwardness.

Hit the this link to see Peyton’s performance on SNL


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