Eli Manning knows what it takes to go win in a hostile environment. The two-time Super Bowl champion quarterback for the NY Giants won seven road playoff games in his career, fourth most in NFL history.
Manning is beloved by Giants fans, and hated by Eagles fans, in part due to the fact that Manning has double the amount of Super Bowls rings by himself than the Eagles franchise has. There is no love lost between Manning and Birds supporters, and apparently, the Giants legend will be making the trek to Philly this weekend.
Manning knows first hand what it is like to be the villain in Philadelphia and he talked about it on the Manningcast on Monday night. Eli knows what’s coming for him:
Eli Manning’s hilarious comments about Philly fans should make Giants players want to run through a brick wall
Manning, who famously gave the double birds to the national audience on a Monday night telecast last season, believes he will get a taste of his own medicine on Saturday night. Manning has had tons of funny comments about Philadelphia fans over the years. Back in 2019, Manning told Newsday a hilarious story about generations of Eagles fans.
"“You go there, and that 9-year-old kid is giving you the double finger. Not a thumbs-up. Not, We’re No. 1 And he said something about my mom; I had to Google what it was. It’s just different. It’s a different culture. Now I see him and he’s got his 9-year-old kid with him. Same deal. It runs in the families down there.”"
Eagles fans are truly one of a kind. You know they will be on their A-game Saturday night, probably the worst night to play a game in south Philly. The fans will surely be hitting the bars all day Saturday in preparation to scream intricate profanities at the boys in white and red.
Manning, arguably the best road playoff quarterback in NFL history, attending the Divisional Round duel will give Daniel Jones and the Giants some much-needed good mojo. Both the current and former Giants quarterbacks better watch their backs, as those nine-year-old Philadelphia kids are truly terrifying.