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Rookie CB pushes around Eagles WRs

Panthers CB Ricky Manning Jr. talked trashed about the Eagles WRs last week and backed it up with 3 INTs on Sunday.

Originally Published: January 18, 2004
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

PHILADELPHIA -- Who would have thought that the only Manning to make the Super Bowl was Ricky Jr., not Peyton? Who would have thought that a Panthers team that was 1-15 two years ago would be playing in the Super Bowl?

Against all odds, the Panthers upset the Eagles, 14-3, to win the NFC championship on Sunday night and set up a matchup the Patriots in Super Bowl XXXVIII. They did it with a quarterback named Jake that doesn't have the "Snake" moniker but is every bit as dangerous. They did ...

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