Mannings Are NFL’s Cain and Abel: Keys To an Indianapolis Colts Win Over Giants

September 18, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

On Sunday night, the brothers Manning will go at it under the lights in Indianapolis in the second installment of the Brother Bowl series.
In Week One of the 2006 season, older brother Peyton's Colts walked away with 26—21 win over the Giants in a game that wasn't as close as the score would indicate.
The Colts never trailed in 2006, yet the Giants offensively outplayed them in the contest. The younger Eli threw for 247 yards and two TDs, while Peyton had 276 yards and only one TD.
Both QBs had one interception in the contest, but Eli did have the game's only fumble.
The Giants outgained the Colts in rushing yards 186-55. That gave the Giants the edge in yardage by 103 yards, but the Colts matched them in rushing TDs as each team ran for one during the matchup.
The time of possession was split between the teams almost exactly down the middle. The Giants had a red zone efficiency rating of 100 percent to the Colts' 40 percent.
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