Eli vs. Tony? Wait for Eli vs. Peyton

Week 1 battle with Romo's Boys can't touch Week 2's Manning-a-Manning

Updated: September 8, 2013, 2:05 AM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

Archie Manning never wanted the kid brother, Eli, to be compared to the big brother, Peyton. In fact, during Eli's formative years with the New York Giants, the father suggested that a more appropriate measuring stick was Phil Simms, a quarterback as tough as the marketplace and the fierce Meadowlands wind.

Only blood is thicker than Gatorade, and now that Eli has proven to be just as tough as Simms -- and to be the better football player, too -- it's impossible to ignore the fact that ...

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