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Giants' Manning emerging from older brother's shadow

Three weeks ago, Eli Manning was one of the Giants' biggest question marks. Now, he's the biggest reason they're one win from the Super Bowl, writes Jeffri Chadiha.

Originally Published: January 13, 2008
By Jeffri Chadiha | ESPN.com

IRVING, Texas -- New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning saw the text message just minutes after his team's 21-17 divisional playoff win over Dallas.

His older brother, Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning, had sent his congratulations even though Peyton's team had been bounced out of the playoffs by San Diego earlier that afternoon. This is how the Manning siblings apparently operate. They show their love for each other regardless of the circumstances.

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