Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 1/20/13
“Football is a game of inches,” is one of the oldest sayings in Football. This embodies what the NFL is about. Little to no separation. A team, player or coach may be at the top of their game but the difference between themselves and others is small. So minute that over the years, timing and luck at times have more to do with success than preparation and execution. Because at this level, to be good is expected. To be consistent though, will always be the key to success.To become any part of any NFL organization is a worthy accomplishment within itself. Having one person in your family make it in any aspect of the game on the professional level is something worth bragging about. Having multiple people from the same family to make it to this level is almost an unheard of accomplishment. Over the past 5 years the Mannning’s have been the “Royal Family of Football."Two Super Bowl winning sibling quarterbacks. As well as a father that played in the NFL for over 10 seasons. Remarkable whe...
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