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Hostetler can relate to Eli's rollercoaster ride

Jeff Hostetler recalls filling in for Phil Simms and winning a Super Bowl, writes Rudy Klancnik.

Originally Published: January 23, 2008
By Rudy Klancnik | Special to ESPN.com

A New York Giants team on a miraculous late-season roll with a surprisingly effective quarterback at the helm. Big playoff wins en route to a Super Bowl berth against a favored opponent.

Sound familiar?

Eli Manning and his bunch can only hope their dream march to Super Bowl XLII ends the same way Jeff Hostetler's did in January 1991 on the turf in Tampa Bay.

Hostetler started that season as the backup for former Super Bowl MVP Phil Simms. But with two ...

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