Eli has finally cracked under pressure

Giants needed Manning's best versus Philly, but two-time champ was the worst

Updated: October 7, 2013, 12:41 PM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Win, lose or draw, Eli Manning was never going to let you see him sweat. That was the scouting report delivered by everyone from his father to his brothers, his coaches to his critics.

He might lose some games, and he might throw some interceptions, and he might look really, really ugly doing both. But the ultimate room-temperature quarterback would never, ever let the magnitude of his role -- face of the New York Giants franchise -- adversely impact his play.

No, ...

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