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Eli took page from Archie's book Sunday

Big Blue QB shows at least one of the Manning boys inherited dad's scrambling skills

Updated: November 8, 2011, 2:20 PM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

Archie Manning handed down so many redeeming traits to his quarterbacking sons -- accountability, poise, common decency -- that it is easy to overlook the one he kept all for himself.

Speed.

"When Peyton and even Eli were young high school players," Archie said Monday, "they'd ask me, 'Why aren't we faster?' They were curious that if there were any genes there, 'Why didn't we get them?'"

Archie wasn't an Olympic sprinter out of Ole Miss, but his ability to deke and dodge ...

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