“I guess I just feel blessed that I’ve got a job,” Eli told Boomer & Carton. “I’m playing football. I’ve never gotten concerned or worried about contract stuff.”
The great Archie Manning chats with Boomer and Carton about his sons, Eli and Peyton, and where they are in their careers.
Archie Manning joined the show this morning shortly after learning about the allegations of Eli Manning and the Giants creating fraudulent memorabilia.
Giants QB Eli Manning is known to be mellow and unassuming. Heck, even his nickname is “Easy.” But Archie Manning says losing is anything but that for his youngest son.
Eli Manning claims he can’t even remember why Archie Manning told the Chargers not to take his son with the No. 1 pick overall in 2004.
Conversely, the proud papa admitted to being amazed at what Peyton is doing in Denver this season, especially after all he was able to accomplish last year with a new team.
You laugh now, but there was a time, very recently, when it was a debate. There was a time, when we thought the kid had commandeered the throne. There was a time when, when we thought it was the dawn of one empire, and the dusk of another.
The Manning brothers — along with father Archie — filmed a rap video to promote DirecTV’s “Sunday Ticket.” No, we’re not kidding. The name of the song is entitled “Football On Your Phone.”
The Texas A&M quarterback says he missed activities at the Manning Passing Academy because he “overslept,” and his absence had nothing to do with being out the night before.
The big reason to admire Manning, the father, is for the kind of men his sons have become. What they do is take responsibility for their actions on the field. What they don’t do is make excuses when things go wrong.
Beset by injuries, the Giants were counted out before the season even began. At 7-7, they seemed doomed to narrowly miss the playoffs. Forget about all of that now. Get ready for a parade, New York.
Archie Manning told reporters that “it’s special” to see his younger son Eli win Super Bowl XLVI in Peyton’s home stadium.
Archie Manning, the father of Eli and Peyton, woke up early this Tuesday morning and called in just after 7 a.m. to break things down a bit along with Boomer & Craig.
Archie Manning called into Boomer & Craig this morning to talk some football — and inevitably his youngest son Eli’s name came up.
Eli Manning is a daddy. A friend of the family says the Giants quarterback’s wife, Abby, gave birth to a daughter on Monday.