Eli Manning has his stitches removed

Updated: August 22, 2010, 2:07 AM ET
By Ohm Youngmisuk | ESPNNewYork.com

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The New York Giants got a glimpse of life without Eli Manning.

And it was about as pleasant as seeing Manning deliver his impromptu audition for "True Blood" on Monday Night against the Jets.

Fortunately for Tom Coughlin, the franchise quarterback has superhuman healing powers. Manning had his 12 stitches removed from his forehead and will return to practice this coming week.

"He's done well," Coughlin said. "The healing process is well under way. I wasn't ...

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