Eli's charmed world is falling apart

Eli Manning, at a loss after the Giants fell to 0-6, takes blame for Big Blue

Updated: October 11, 2013, 3:24 AM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

CHICAGO -- His voice quivering, his face a ghostly shade of pale, Eli Manning stood before a live microphone looking and sounding like he was ready to cry.

The quarterback of the New York Giants has always been Y.A. Tittle tough, stubborn enough to never, ever miss a start. But when he was asked Thursday night about his starring role in the Giants' 27-21 loss to the Chicago Bears and the franchise's first 0-6 start since 1976, Manning appeared to be scrambling in vain from the emotions ...

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