Peyton Manning got the best of younger brother Eli for the third time in as many meetings, helping the Denver Broncos pull away for a 41-23 win over the New York Giants in a game that was the worst-possible scenario for the father of the two quarterbacks.
New York Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks was activated from the physically unable to perform list three months after breaking a bone in his right foot and said he’ll be ready for the season-opening game.
Eli Manning outlasted New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady in a second Super Bowl, leading a game-deciding drive to give his New York Giants a 21-17 victory and double the championships won by his older brother Peyton.
Eli Manning said he knows his New York Giants will have big-play opportunities against the Green Bay Packers’ league-worst defense in this weekend’s playoff game. It will be up to his offense to take advantage.
Eli Manning and the New York Giants left Green Bay’s Lambeau Field with another playoff upset, a 37-20 win that sends them to San Francisco to play for the conference title and a spot in the Super Bowl.
New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning was trying to throw a screen pass to wide receiver Hakeem Nicks on the right side of the line. Instead, Manning watched a Washington Redskins linebacker carry it into the end zone.