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Two-time Super Bowl MVP Eli Manning of the New York Giants was originally drafted by the San Diego Chargers with the No. 1 pick in the 2004 NFL draft. Eli made his desire not to play in San Diego public prior to the draft. His reasons were that the Chargers organization didn’t promote a winning environment. In hindsight, Eli made the right call. Four quarterbacks were taken in that first round of that draft: Eli Manning, Philip Rivers, Ben Roethlisberger, and J.P. Losman. Two of the four now have multiple championships. Rivers hasn’t even made it to a Super Bowl and Losman turned out to be a bust. In the case of Rivers is it because the Chargers don’t field championship caliber teams? Isn’t an elite quarterback usually the cornerstone of successful NFL franchises or is it more important that the elite quarterback be surrounded by the right pieces? This is a classic case of the age-old debate of Nature versus Nurture. That concept leaves one to wonder; what if Eli Manning was a Charger? The argument of nature versus nurture dates back thousands of years. It’s the back and forth debate as to which element has the bigger impact on who [...]
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The lucky fan who won $50,000 because of the Giants' safety in Super Bowl XLVI has told TMZ that he plans to give all his winnings to charity.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Back in August, back before the season began, Eli Manning was asked whether he considered himself an "elite" quarterback a la Tom Brady.Manning replied simply that he belonged "in that class." He was questioned and criticized for that, and _ shocking, right? _ it all became quite ...
Nobody knows if or when a Manning will play quarterback again inside Lucas Oil Stadium.
Even so, the New England Patriots and Tom Brady shouldn't want to face Eli Manning and his New York Giants again -- wherever the site may be.
Just like in Super Bowl XLII. Just like in Week 9 of the 2011 regular season. Manning's mastery over the Patriots continued Sunday with New York...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Eli Manning and the Giants one-upped Tom Brady and the Patriots again, coming back with a last-minute touchdown to beat New England 21-17 Sunday night for New York's fourth Super Bowl title.
It was a rematch of the 2008 NFL championship, when Manning led New York past New England to ruin the Patriots' bid for a perfect season.
This was the first Super...
Not no way. Not no how. Win or lose tonight, Eli Manning is not even in the same breath as his older brother Peyton Manning.
I am absolutely amazed by how many people are actually saying this. It’s like they forgot how great Peyton is. Everyone is caught up in the moment, and I get that, but let’s get real. Eli Manning is not elite. Eli had one elite year. One year does no make...
The Super Bowl is over, and after a sleepless night for winners and losers both, the cold business of football returns. Some of these players made buckets of money for themselves playing on the game's biggest stage, while others might have cost themselves dearly in their next negotiations.
Thanks to Bryan McIntyre of Mac's Football Blog, we have a team-by-team list of...
There's no need for me to rehash all the ins and outs of last night's game. Sports Illustrated's website provides some great analysis and commentary if you're online, and ESPN is talking it to death if you're watching tv. All I will say is that I love my team, I love that they wanted to win, and I kinda love that it was the Patriots that they stuck it to. I will...
Congratulations to the Super Bowl XLVI Champion, New York Giants! What a spectacular performance by Eli Manning and the rest of Big Blue. I’m going to relish this one for a long time. :-)
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So I just read the news that Rick Ankiel signed with the Washington Nationals and I wanted to quickly get something off my chest before I forget about it in the morning.