Posts Tagged ‘Eli Manning’

Countdown to the Super Bowl: 2 days

We are two days from the Super Bowl. It’s a magical number for quarterbacks, because signal-callers who win two Super Bowls seem almost destined for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Indy hospitality impresses Coughlin, Manning

Volunteers around the city haven’t failed to greet fans and media members with “Have a Super Day” during Super Bowl week, and that spirit of Midwestern hospitality has extended to the University of Indianapolis, the Giants’ practice home.

Newton: 2012 is a failure if Panthers not in playoff hunt

For a team that’s gone a combined 8-24 in the past two seasons, the Carolina Panthers sure are a confident bunch. Of course, that’s what happens when a player like Cam Newton bursts onto the scene.

Romanowski cascades down Radio Row

Bill Romanowski, four-time Super Bowl winner, is pounding a smoothie as we begin our conversation. The former linebacker has a few things to say about preparing for the biggest game of the season.

Simms: Win puts Eli, Coughlin in Hall of Fame

Phil Simms told NFL Network on Wednesday the legacies of Giants coach Tom Coughlin and QB Eli Manning will land them in the Pro Football Hall of Fame — if they win Super Bowl XLVI on Sunday.

Tying up loose ends from Wednesday’s Giants talk

The Giants finally returned to the practice field, but not before their daily session with the media. Here are some odds and ends from the availability period.

Coughlin just about done with all the same questions

Tom Coughlin is ready to move on. The Giants haven’t played in 10 days, and that’s a lot of time for the media to rehash one game and ramp up for another. On Wednesday, he said he couldn’t imagine there was a question he hasn’t been asked.

How Big Ben, not Eli, could have been the Giants’ QB

Seated at the most crowded podium during Tuesday’s Media Day, Giants QB Eli Manning fielded questions about older brother Peyton‘s health and playing in his second Super Bowl. But what if Manning never was traded to the Giants on the day the Chargers drafted him No. 1 overall in 2004?

Eli Manning: Peyton’s impact on Indy beyond football

Eli Manning says the impact of his brother, Peyton Manning on the city of Indianapolis — which has spanned 14 years — goes far beyond football.

Eli wants to see Peyton stay a Colt, much to Indy’s liking

If there’s anyone outside of the Colts and their fans who want to see Peyton Manning return to the field, it just might be someone who grew up competing against him.

Does winning in Peyton’s building matter to Eli?

One of the cool things about having fans involved in Media Day is the life they breath into the stadium. But I have to admit, the random cheers emanating from the crowd at random points of the day is a little disconcerting.

A slip of the tongue by Eli?

Did Giants quarterback Eli Manning have a slip of the tongue on Monday in discussing the future of big brother Peyton? It’s possible.

Catching up with host who asked Eli(te) question

We caught up with the Michael Kay, the New York radio host who asked the now famous question: Are you an elite player, Eli Manning?

A New York Jets fan in King Arthur’s Court

Jason Smith is a Jets fan. That’s bad news for him, since he’s at a Super Bowl featuring the hated Patriots and Giants.

Playbook: Studying improved QBs

With the season coming to a close, the crew at Playbook has taken to the film to find players who made marked improvements on the field. In our first look back to 2011, we analyze a trio of quarterbacks.

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