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Peyton Manning (right), Cooper and baby Eli sit for a family portrait with mom Olivia and dad Archie in 1981 at their home in New Orleans.  Peyton turns 38 today. (Lane Stewart/SI)

GALLERY: Rare Photos of Peyton Manning

Peyton Manning (right), Cooper and baby Eli sit for a family portrait with mom Olivia and dad Archie in 1981 at their home in New Orleans.  Peyton turns 38 today. (Lane Stewart/SI)
GALLERY: Rare Photos of Peyton Manning

Peyton Manning gives his little brother Eli some pointers while sitting on the front steps of their house in New Orleans in 1996. (Patrick Murphy-Racey/SI)

GALLERY: Rare Photos of the Mannings

Peyton Manning gives his little brother Eli some pointers while sitting on the front steps of their house in New Orleans in 1996. (Patrick Murphy-Racey/SI)
GALLERY: Rare Photos of the Mannings

In advance of the Rangers-Bruins playoff series, SI has ranked the Top 10 Boston-New York games or series of all time. Super Bowl XLVI between the Giants and Patriots, featuring a miraculous catch by Mario Manningham as No. 6 on the list. 

GALLERY: Top Boston-New York Games or Series

In advance of the Rangers-Bruins playoff series, SI has ranked the Top 10 Boston-New York games or series of all time. Super Bowl XLVI between the Giants and Patriots, featuring a miraculous catch by Mario Manningham as No. 6 on the list. 
GALLERY: Top Boston-New York Games or Series

Everyone’s favorite quarterbacking brothers — Peyton and Eli Manning — make an appearance on The Simpsons

GALLERY: Sports Figures on The Simpsons

Everyone’s favorite quarterbacking brothers — Peyton and Eli Manning — make an appearance on The Simpsons. 
GALLERY: Sports Figures on The Simpsons

Giants quarterback Eli Manning holds the Vince Lombardi Trophy after leading New York to a victory in Super Bowl XLII. Manning told SI’s Don Banks that the Giants need to play better early in games and not always rely on comebacks for victories. Regardless of how they win, the Giants have captured two Super Bowls in the past five years and Manning has established himself as one of the NFL’s elite quarterbacks. (Robert Beck/SI) 

BANKS: Manning knows Giants can’t rely on saving best for last
BURKE: Giants will struggle to make playoffs | Offseason grade

Giants quarterback Eli Manning holds the Vince Lombardi Trophy after leading New York to a victory in Super Bowl XLII. Manning told SI’s Don Banks that the Giants need to play better early in games and not always rely on comebacks for victories. Regardless of how they win, the Giants have captured two Super Bowls in the past five years and Manning has established himself as one of the NFL’s elite quarterbacks. (Robert Beck/SI) 
BANKS: Manning knows Giants can’t rely on saving best for lastBURKE: Giants will struggle to make playoffs | Offseason grade

The Manning family - Peyton, Olivia, Eli and Archie - enjoy breakfast in the New Orleans home during a 1996 SI photo shoot. Kitchens have been in the news since Nets forward DeShawn Stevenson posted an instagram photo of the ATM machine in his kitchen. (Patrick Murphy-Racey/SI)

GALLERY: Athletes In Their Kitchen

The Manning family - Peyton, Olivia, Eli and Archie - enjoy breakfast in the New Orleans home during a 1996 SI photo shoot. Kitchens have been in the news since Nets forward DeShawn Stevenson posted an instagram photo of the ATM machine in his kitchen. (Patrick Murphy-Racey/SI)
GALLERY: Athletes In Their Kitchen

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady introduces a new business venture: Tom Brady’s Falafel City, during a 2005 episode of Saturday Night Live. Eli Manning will join the ranks of athletes who have hosted the late night show on May 5. Will he be as natural in front of the camera as his brother Peyton was in 2007? (AP)

GALLERY: Athletes Who Have Appeared on Saturday Night Live

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady introduces a new business venture: Tom Brady’s Falafel City, during a 2005 episode of Saturday Night Live. Eli Manning will join the ranks of athletes who have hosted the late night show on May 5. Will he be as natural in front of the camera as his brother Peyton was in 2007? (AP)
GALLERY: Athletes Who Have Appeared on Saturday Night Live

Giants QB Eli Manning releases the ball just as Texans DL Mario Williams comes in for a tackle. According to Peter King’s latest Monday Morning Quarterback, the Bills sold 1,600 new season tickets within the first two days of acquiring Williams. For comaprison, the team sold only 1,273 the first week after Drew Bledsoe joined the team in 2002. (John Iacono/SI)

KING MMQB: With owner’s meetings over, the focus is on the NFL Draft
VIDEO: Top five QBs in the draft | Running Backs | WR/TEs | O-Line 

Giants QB Eli Manning releases the ball just as Texans DL Mario Williams comes in for a tackle. According to Peter King’s latest Monday Morning Quarterback, the Bills sold 1,600 new season tickets within the first two days of acquiring Williams. For comaprison, the team sold only 1,273 the first week after Drew Bledsoe joined the team in 2002. (John Iacono/SI)
KING MMQB: With owner’s meetings over, the focus is on the NFL DraftVIDEO: Top five QBs in the draft | Running Backs | WR/TEs | O-Line 

Texans DL Mario Williams crushes Giants QB Eli Manning during a 2006 game. Houston has a major decision to make as it will cost the team nearly $23 million to keep him on the roster next season, says SI.com’s Chris Burke. (John Iacono/SI)

BURKE: Free agency primer - AFC South | AFC North
BANKS: Ten questions that will dictate the offseason
GALLERY: Forte among top unrestricted free agents

Texans DL Mario Williams crushes Giants QB Eli Manning during a 2006 game. Houston has a major decision to make as it will cost the team nearly $23 million to keep him on the roster next season, says SI.com’s Chris Burke. (John Iacono/SI)
BURKE: Free agency primer - AFC South | AFC NorthBANKS: Ten questions that will dictate the offseasonGALLERY: Forte among top unrestricted free agents

This week’s Sports Illustrated cover features the Super Bowl champion New York Giants. (Simon Bruty/SI)

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This week’s Sports Illustrated cover features the Super Bowl champion New York Giants. (Simon Bruty/SI)
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Eli Manning and Justin Tuck wave to the estimated million fans in attendance at the Giants Super Bowl Victory Parade on Tuesday. (AP)

GALLERY: New York Giants Victory Parade

Eli Manning and Justin Tuck wave to the estimated million fans in attendance at the Giants Super Bowl Victory Parade on Tuesday. (AP)
GALLERY: New York Giants Victory Parade

Does Eli Manning look like like John Krasinski from The Office. Check out the gallery below for more Super Bowl-related look-alikes. 

GALLERY: Super Bowl XLVI - Separated at Birth

Does Eli Manning look like like John Krasinski from The Office. Check out the gallery below for more Super Bowl-related look-alikes. 
GALLERY: Super Bowl XLVI - Separated at Birth

Eli and Peyton Manning stroll the campus of Ole Miss in this 2001 photo. The brothers have been the center of attention this week. While Eli prepares for Sunday’s Super Bowl, many are questioning if Peyton’s career is over and if not, where he’ll play next season. (Bill Frakes/SI)

BYRNE: This Super Bowl could be the most prolific air show ever
BANKS: Peyton Manning still the talk of Indy as reality sets in
GALLERY: Rare Photos of the Manning Family

Eli and Peyton Manning stroll the campus of Ole Miss in this 2001 photo. The brothers have been the center of attention this week. While Eli prepares for Sunday’s Super Bowl, many are questioning if Peyton’s career is over and if not, where he’ll play next season. (Bill Frakes/SI)
BYRNE: This Super Bowl could be the most prolific air show everBANKS: Peyton Manning still the talk of Indy as reality sets inGALLERY: Rare Photos of the Manning Family

Today marks the birthdays of Eli Manning and David Tyree, who combined to make one of the greatest plays in Super Bowl history. Here is Tyree’s famous helmet catch against Patriots defender Rodney Harrison. The catch kept the Giants final drive alive and allowed them to score the go-ahead touchdown to win Super Bowl XLII. (Damian Strohmeyer/SI)

SI VAULT: Giants stun unbeaten Patriots, win Super Bowl XLII (2.11.08)

Today marks the birthdays of Eli Manning and David Tyree, who combined to make one of the greatest plays in Super Bowl history. Here is Tyree’s famous helmet catch against Patriots defender Rodney Harrison. The catch kept the Giants final drive alive and allowed them to score the go-ahead touchdown to win Super Bowl XLII. (Damian Strohmeyer/SI)
SI VAULT: Giants stun unbeaten Patriots, win Super Bowl XLII (2.11.08)

Ole Miss quarterback Eli Manning attempts a pass during a 2003 game against South Carolina. The Rebels are looking for a new coach. Do you want the job? SI.com’s Andy Staples found the job posted on Mississippi’s website and applied. You could, too. (Gary Bogdon/SI)

STAPLES: Presenting the perfect candidate for the Ole Miss opening: Me
KING: Eli has Ole Miss atop the SEC for first time in 40 years (11.10.73)

Ole Miss quarterback Eli Manning attempts a pass during a 2003 game against South Carolina. The Rebels are looking for a new coach. Do you want the job? SI.com’s Andy Staples found the job posted on Mississippi’s website and applied. You could, too. (Gary Bogdon/SI)
STAPLES: Presenting the perfect candidate for the Ole Miss opening: MeKING: Eli has Ole Miss atop the SEC for first time in 40 years (11.10.73)