Eli Manning Has What Could Be His Last Chance to Solidify His Legacy

May 13, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Eli Manning has been a little brother, a Super Bowl MVP, a punchline, a Hall of Famer and an afterthought. Ten years into his roller-coaster career, I wrote that Manning was about to settle his legacy once and for all.
The two regular seasons since then have been the highest-rated, losingest, least celebrated and most spectacular of his career.
While he and Odell Beckham Jr. re-wrote history together, their New York Giants turned in forgettable back-to-back six-win seasons. Somehow, Manning made his all-over-the-place legacy even more complex and uncertain.
Meanwhile, his contemporaries in quarterbacking greatness added Pro Bowls, postseason triumphs and Super Bowl wins to their already lengthy resumes. When we talk about the greats of this era—Brady, Brees, Roethlisberger and, of course, his older brother—Manning is losing a battle with Tony Romo to be the "Oh, and [that guy]" belatedly thrown in the conversation.
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