Found January 16, 2012 on Shutdown Corner:
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Little brother has arrived. The only thing hot about Green Bay's Lambeau Field as Sunday afternoon turned to night was New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning, who orchestrated four flawless quarters in a 37-20 road win over the defending Super Bowl champion Packers. In upsetting the defending champs, he put up some big numbers completing 21 of 33 passes for 330 yards with three touchdowns and an interception. But in advancing to the NFC Championship game, Manning made a statement that he is now among the elite quarterbacks of the game. Suddenly, the New York Giants quarterback deserves to be named in the same company as Tom Brady, Drew Brees and the man he beat on Sunday, Aaron Rodgers among the greatest of this current generation of quarterbacks. He has now sprung from that second-tier to legit stardom. In doing so, he has now surpassed brother Peyton Manning in the upper echelon of NFL quarterbacks. The playoffs are Eli's time to shine, where he boasts an all-time mark o...
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