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Eli Manning shows his poise, pedigree

Giants QB reads Jags' blitz -- and finds Kevin Boss -- to lead rally and save Big Blue

Updated: November 29, 2010, 7:49 AM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Eli Manning looked across the line and saw it, smelled it, tasted it, felt it in every ligament, muscle and bone. He was raised a quarterback in America's first quarterbacking family, meaning the defense never has to post a neon sign to advertise an all-out blitz.

Manning knew it was coming the way a bird knows a nor'easter is coming. It's part of his genetic coding, a valuable asset buried somewhere deep in the Manning DNA.

It was third-and-10 at the Jacksonville ...

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