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Eli Manning helping make Peyton Manning comfortable

Peyton Manning #18 of the AFC's Denver Broncos

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Eli Manning is doing everything he can to make his brother’s stay in New Jersey comfortable. It began last week when he took on the role of ticket wrangler for the long list of Manning family and friends and it culminated last night by making sure that Peyton headed into Wednesday’s first regular practice of the week on a full stomach. “He came over for dinner last night and I cooked him a...

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Last Manning standing? Peyton misses practice while Eli keeps going

2004 RECORD: 6-10 The Giants were 5-2 on

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Peyton Manning is doing something today that Eli Manning hardly ever does. He’s missing practice with an injury.

Big Brother apparently tweaked his ankle and is taking a day off from the workouts today, and he’s expected to be back in the Broncos’ saddle by tomorrow and in time for Sunday’s game. But it’s still enough to send ripples.

So how has Eli been able to avoid injury? Look around...

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Eli, Giants counting on Peyton to help close the gap in NFC East

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning throws a pass

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The one salvation for the Giants as they regrouped on Monday to lick the wounds of a fourth straight loss was a glance at the standings.

The Giants may stink, but so does every other team in the division. The Cowboys are on top with a 2-2 record and the Eagles and Redskins each have one victory. For all of their troubles, the Giants are only two games back.

They have an opportunity to...

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Justin Tuck makes the case for Eli over Peyton Manning

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, left, and brother

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Justin Tuck doesn’t get to decide which quarterback he’d rather have playing on his team. But if he did, he’d choose the one he has now.

“Eli has been in the league less years and has more Super Bowls,” Tuck said when asked to decide – hypothetically – between Eli and Peyton Manning. “That makes him the quarterback I’m going to go with.”

What he didn’t say, though, is that Eli is “better”...

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Eli and Peyton Manning were both concerned they might never face each other again

Eli Manning will pass for more yards than

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Eli Manning will face his older brother for the third time in their NFL careers on Sunday, but it wasn’t too long ago that neither was sure they would be able to do so.

Eli said in his weekly WFAN interview that there were thoughts even inside the family that Peyton’s career was over due to the injuries and surgeries in his neck.

“I think there was definitely some concern after the number...

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