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NFL: Philadelphia 23, N.Y. Giants 20

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- A 38-yard David Akers field goal in the rain as the gun sounded Sunday gave the Philadelphia Eagles a 23-20 playoff victory over the New York Giants.

NFL: N.Y. Giants 34, Washington 28

LANDOVER, Md., Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Tiki Barber rushed for a franchise record 234 yards and scored three touchdowns Saturday night as the New York Giants beat Washington, 34-28.

NFL: New Orleans 30, N.Y. Giants 7

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Dec. 24 (UPI) -- After a 7-3 first quarter deficit Sunday, New Orleans clobbered the New York Giants, 30-7.

NFL: N.Y. Giants 27, Carolina 13

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Three touchdown passes by Eli Manning Sunday afternoon helped the New York Giants beat Carolina, 27-13, to break a four-game losing streak.

NFL: Dallas 23, N.Y. Giants 20

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Martin Gramatica kicked a 46-yard field goal with one second remaining Sunday to lift Dallas past the New York Giants, 23-20.

NFL: Tennessee 24, N.Y. Giants 21

NASHVILLE, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Rookie quarterback Vince Young directed a 24-point fourth quarter Sunday, as Tennessee overcame a 21-point halftime deficit to beat the Giants, 24-21.

NFL: Jacksonville 26, NY Giants 10

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Nov. 21 (UPI) -- David Garrard passed for 249 yards and Fred Taylor and Maurice Jones-Drew each had a TD Monday as Jacksonville beat the New York Giants, 26-10.

NFL: Chicago 38, N.Y. Giants 20

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Rex Grossman had three touchdown passes in pacing the Chicago Bears to a 38-20 victory over the New York Giants.

NFL: N.Y. Giants 14, Houston 10

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Jeremy Shockey caught a touchdown pass from Eli Manning with 7:49 left to play Sunday afternoon as the New York Giants beat Houston, 14-10.

NFL: N.Y. Giants 17, Tampa Bay 3

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Oct. 29 (UPI) -- Plaxico Burress had seven catches for 86 yards and a touchdown Sunday afternoon as the New York Giants won a defensive tussle against Tampa Bay, 17-3.

NFL: NY Giants 36, Dallas 22

IRVING, Tenn., Oct. 23 (UPI) -- The New York Giants easily whipped the Dallas Cowboys, 36-22, Monday, helped by Tiki Barber's individual performance.

NFL: N.Y. Giants 27, Atlanta 14

ATLANTA, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- The New York Giants gained 259 yards rushing Sunday and rolled over the Atlanta Falcons, 27-14. It was the Giants' highest team rushing total this season.

NFL: N.Y. Giants 19, Washington 3

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Oct. 8 (UPI) -- Jay Feeley kicked four field goals Sunday to help the New York Giants beat the Washington Redskins, 19-3. The Giants' defense, which had only two sacks, came up with three in the game, and shut down a Redskins' offense that had scored 67 points the past t

NFL: Seattle 42, N.Y. Giants 30

SEATTLE, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Matt Hasselbeck threw for five touchdowns Sunday as the Seattle Seahawks beat the New York Giants, 42-30.

Knee injury sidelines Eagles' Kearse

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Jevon Kearse will miss the rest of the NFL season because of a knee injury, the team announced Monday.
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Indianapolis Colts Peyton Manning (L) and brother, New York Giants Eli Manning (R) with their dad Archie Manning (C) take part in the world's largest father-child Nerf football catch at Chelsea Piers in New York on June 14, 2008. (UPI Photo/Laura Cavanaugh)
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Eli Nelson Manning (born Elisha Nelson Manning on January 3, 1981) is an American football player for the New York Giants of the National Football League. He is the younger brother of NFL quarterback Peyton Manning and the son of former NFL quarterback Archie Manning. He played college football at the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) after attending prep school at Isidore Newman School in New Orleans. He was drafted as the first overall pick in the 2004 NFL Draft by the San Diego Chargers, and immediately traded to the New York Giants, who in return, gave up a package highlighted by 4th overall selection Philip Rivers. Manning won the Most Valuable Player award in Super Bowl XLII on February 3, 2008 after he led the Giants to a victory over the previously undefeated New England Patriots.

Prior to deciding which college to attend, Manning received a call from David Cutcliffe, formerly the offensive coordinator at the University of Tennessee. Cutcliffe, who had previously helped Eli's older brother Peyton improve his game, had been hired as the head coach at Ole Miss. Upon learning Cutcliffe was now in charge of the Rebel program, the 18-year-old followed his father’s footsteps, and made his way to Oxford, Mississippi.

During his football career at Ole Miss, Manning set or tied 45 single-game, season, and career records. His career numbers include 10,119 passing yards (fifth on the SEC career list), 81 touchdown passes (third on the SEC career list), and a passer rating of 137.7 (tied for sixth on the SEC career list). Manning also led the Rebels to a 10-3 record and a 31-28 SBC Cotton Bowl Classic victory over the Oklahoma State Cowboys in 2003. He was invited to play in the 2004 Senior Bowl, but chose not to play.

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