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Step with me into the Way-Back Machine:There were many notable debuts when the Philadelphia Eagles hosted the New York Giants in Week 1 of the 2004 season: Terrell Owens played his first game in Eagles green (catching 3 TD passes) and Kurt Warner made his first appearance in blue, under new Giants head coach Tom Coughlin.Oh, and a much-ballyhooed rookie named Eli Manning stepped under center for the first time as a pro (in relief of Warner in Philly’s blowout win). Although Manning completed just 3 of 9 passes, he had a hand in a scoring play on his very first pro snap – handing the ball off to Tiki Barber, who raced 72 yards for a score.***** Manning has started against the Eagles 17 times since his Sept. 12, 2004, relief appearance. More often than not (10 out of 17 times), Manning and the Giants have walked off the field against the Eagles as losers – but in his overall career, Manning has a pair of Super Bowl championships to show for his efforts, while the Eagles have nothing ...
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When the Broncos opened up the Peyton Manning era in the season opener vs. the Pittsburgh Steelers on September 9th, Manning didn't turn the ball over a single time, and it was hard to find anything to criticize about Manning's debut with the 'Orange Crush', as he slowly dissected Pittsburgh's defense, going 19/26 for 253 yards and two touchdowns.
After the Oakland Raiders victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday, they will try to make it two in a row against AFC West rival Denver Broncos. That means preparing for soon to be Hall of Fame quarterback Peyton Manning.
“He’s Peyton Manning; he’s a Hall of Fame quarterback,” Raiders head coach Dennis Allen said. “There’s no way that we’re going to in any...
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Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos are talking about the Oakland Raiders now. No more home losses please. [DenverBroncos.com]
Apparently, Carson Palmer carries for Raiders fans as high of expectations as Manning does for Broncos fans. Talk about setting the bar low! [Denver Post]
Some believe Joe Mays plays the game the way it was meant to be played, but I...
A lot of things look familiar when you watch Peyton Manning in the rarified air of Denver. He still jogs out of the tunnel as slowly as ever. His helmet still barely fits on his enormous melon. The press conference âgee shucks-ingâ sounds about the same. But there is a huge difference this year, and that is Peyton Manningâs win record, which is below .500.
The defending Super Bowl champion New York Giants head into a Week 4 matchup against division rival Philadelphia on a roll. After dropping their opening game to Cowboys, the Giants have won two straight.The Eagles, on the other hand, pulled out two close games in the first two weeks, before losing on the road in Arizona last Sunday.Here are THREE BOLD PREDICTIONS for this Week 4...
HOUSTON (31) d DENVER (25)
The Headline: Texans hold on as Manning’s comeback falls just short
For the first three quarters it was all Houston as the Texans passing game lit up the Broncos defense while the Texans shut down Peyton Manning, limiting his offensive output to three field goals (complemented by a safety from the defense). Everything was clicking for the...
Martellus Bennett has had an excellent start to the season for the Giants. The tight end has caught a touchdown in each of the Giants’ first three games, and he’s quickly putting together what will likely be the best season of his career. The outspoken tight end reportedly attributes his success to playing with a better quarterback.
The New York Post reports that Bennett was...
New York Giants tight end Martellus Bennett is attributing his success this season to quarterback Eli Manning.
According to the New York Post, Bennett was overheard telling a waiter at a restaurant that Cowboys quarterback Tony “Romo isn’t in the same league as Eli Manning. Not even close.”
I do believe Romo is a very good quarterback but he isn’t on the same level as Manning...
It took the Houston Texans nine seasons to finally make the playoffs, so it’s safe to say winning is new to them. Furthermore, the Texans surprisingly fly under the radar a bit and are constantly overlooked during discussions of the NFL’s top teams. And while the whole winning this is new for the franchise, it’s unlikely to last much longer as the Texans continue winning...
There is something wrong with this picture: Patriots, Saints, Packers and Peyton Manning all at the bottom of their divisions. And things won't get better for either New Orleans or Green Bay, who meet Sunday at Lambeau Field.
But the weirdest line in the standings has to belong to New England.
Not since 2003 have the Patriots been below .500. That year, they lost their opener...
Last week: 29 (+8)
The Bengals, my original pick to go from out of the playoffs to 5 wins or fewer, are still in the running. I had them doing do because I thought they were the worst of the 12 playoff teams last season (other than Denver, who added Peyton Manning). Andy Dalton can move the ball well against crappy defenses like Cleveland and Washington, but he’s still...
With Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers in the rearview and Michael Vick, LeSean McCoy and Jeremy Maclin of the Philadelphia Eagles on deck, we’re turning the page around here…moving on from last week’s feel-good victory and looking at what should be a tough game on the road for the Giants.
Despite how bad Philly looked last week getting spanked by the Arizona Cardinals...
Start Em’ QB – Peyton Manning DEN, Ryan Fitzpatrick BUF, Philip Rivers SD
I really like Peyton Manning’s matchup against the Oakland Raiders. The Raiders defense thus far has been shredded by opposing quarterbacks. Manning should continue this trend. Last season against New England, Fiztpatrick garnered over 676 yards passing yards and threw for 6 touchdown in 2 games. Fitzpatrick...
With a 31-25 victory over the Denver Broncos on Sunday, the Texans moved to 3-0 for the first time in their brief history. After taking a 20-point lead going into the 4th quarter, the Texans allowed 14 points, but managed to hang on to leave Denver with a six-point win. This game was also the first time the Texans have beaten Peyton Manning in his home stadium.