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Double-checking the wish list

12/24/2008

Posted by ESPN.com's Kevin Seifert
Call me crazy, but Minnesota fans might want to be careful about what they wish for this holiday season.

If you are hoping the New York Giants will sit quarterback Eli Manning and start backup David Carr Sunday at the Metrodome, you should at least recall the history of both players against your squad.

In two career starts against the Vikings -- both at Giants Stadium -- Manning has thrown eight interceptions and has a 36.6 rating. Last season, the Vikings returned three of those interceptions for touchdowns in a 41-17 victory.

Carr, meanwhile, had a career day against the Vikings while playing for Houston in 2004, throwing for 372 yards in an overtime loss.

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I'm not saying. I'm just saying.