Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 4/29/13
After being little brother and protege to Peyton Manning, Eli now finds himself in a big brother role to the New York Giants newest QB, and possibly Eli's replacement at some point in time, Syracuse's Ryan Nassib. "I understand that one day it will end," Manning said, via Newsday. "You never know what's going to happen, so you have to take advantage of it and work hard to make sure that every year that you play, you do everything you can to win another championship." Manning will leave some day, but that's not for a long time. He's entering his 10th season and has plenty of years ahead of him. Nassib could be the guy that replaces him, or at the very least, spell Eli if he suffers any injuries in the future. An added plus is having a smart QB to discuss game plans with and bounces ideas off of. "I think it's always good to have a young quarterback who can come in and be prepared," Manning said. "You never know what happens in this league and you always have to have quality players on your team at quarterback." It's also a situation similar to the New England Patriots' Ryan Mallet, a gifted young player who will likely not see the field any time soon, but could be a valued player in a trade if need be in the future.
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