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Eli emphatically answers Phil's folly

Manning breaks Simms' Giants record while outshining Packers' elite Rodgers

Updated: November 26, 2012, 3:12 AM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Phil Simms is a very smart guy who happened to say a very dumb thing two weeks ago, and hey, these things happen. In his role as a CBS analyst, Simms started arguing a case already settled when he claimed Eli Manning does not qualify as an elite NFL quarterback.

In a world where attention spans are shorter than the margins on fourth-and-1, it seems like Simms made this observation six months ago. But as it turned out, Sunday night marked the first game Manning ...

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