Super Bowl 50: Top 5 Things New York Giants Fans Will Focus On
By Mike Luca
2. Peyton Manning
If the name sounds familiar, Peyton is indeed Cooper’s younger brother. If that doesn’t stimulate brain function a la HGH, he’s also Eli Manning’s older sibling and the fading face of a generation.
Inside the Iggles
Throughout the two weeks leading up to Super Bowl Sunday, Eli has expressed more and more insights and opinions regarding the ifs and wheres of Peyton’s playing or coaching future. What started as a visibly yet poorly restrained subject for Eli during Pro Bowl interviews is becoming hourly word vomit.
The prospect of his older brother no longer participating in the league is emotionally palpable for New York’s franchise quarterback, and all fan bases paying attention can easily sympathize with the family story. Whether Giants fandom results in the investment of Peyton’s success, or failure in pursuit of the better Hall of Fame resume, the draw is heightened either way.
Eli Manning will most definitely be taking notes as he resolves to carry iron-man status into his forties.
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