(Eds: With AP Photos.) By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer The patriarchs of the NFL's first families of quarterbacks and coaches are anything but interfering dads. In fact, Archie Manning and Jack Harbaugh are just as influenced by their successful sons as their boys are by them.
That's a special quality they cherish on Father's Day, and every day.
''They make us so proud the way they handle things,'' Manning says of his Super Bowl-winning QB sons Peyton and Eli, and their older brother, Cooper, who was denied a chance at a pro career because of spinal and neck injuries when he was at Ole Miss. ''They have good instincts, and it inspires us as parents to make the same good decisions they are (making).''
Adds Harbaugh, the father of Ravens coach John and 49ers coach Jim, and their sister, Joanie, who is married to Indiana basketball coach Tom Crean: ''I am most pleased at how they all get along. They look forward to being around and with each other, and they make sure all the ...