Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 9/19/12

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - NOVEMBER 8: Eli Manning #10 of the New York Giants drops back to pass against the San Diego Chargers at Giants Stadium on November 8, 2009 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Chargers defeated the Giants 21-20. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)
The Carolina Panthers could learn a thing or two from Eli Manning when it comes to finishing games. After losing six games last season in which they were either tied or leading in the fourth quarter, the Panthers are still learning how to put away an opponent. It's a skill Manning has pretty much mastered. Manning, whom the Panthers will face Thursday night when they host the New York Giants, has become one of the league's most proficient ''finishers,'' on par with former greats Dan Marino and John Elway. Manning has engineered 26 fourth-quarter comeback wins for the Giants, five of those in the postseason. He had an NFL-record seven fourth-quarter comebacks last season, including one on the biggest stage of all when he led the Giants to a come-from-behind victory against New England in the Super Bowl. ''I mean, the guy is Captain Comeback,'' said Panthers cornerback Captain Munnerlyn. And he's at it again. Manning's latest mini-miracle came Sunday when he shrugged off three ...
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