Eli Manning – The game’s MVP is the smaller brother of Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning.
One of college football’s top quarterbacks at Ole Miss, Eli Manning was picked first overall in the 2004 NFL draft from the San Diego Chargers and promptly traded to the New York Giants. Adhering to a slow beginning to his NFL career, he earned accolades for leading the Giants to triumphs in Super Bowls XLII and XLVI.
Eli Manning was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, in 1981. In 2000, he registered in the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss), where both his dad and brother Cooper went to school. During his senior year he won several awards, such as the Maxwell Award as the country ‘s finest all around player as well as the SEC Player of the Year award.
But Manning had said all along that he wouldn’t play for the Chargers, as well as the team traded him on draft day to the New York Giants.
But Warner shortly retired, as well as in 2005 Manning was named the Giants’ starter once more. Beneath the Giants’ new head coach, Tom Coughlin, Manning directed the team to average results within the following three season, compiling a 25-23 record with two playoff appearances—both losses.
The Giants made the playoffs in 2005 and 2006, and they ended 2007 using a record of 10-6. The Giants won the match, 17-14, and Eli Manning was named the game’s MVP. The game’s MVP completed 19 of 34 passes for 255 yards (152 of which came in the crucial fourth quarter), and threw two touchdown passes.
Together with the triumph, Eli and Peyton Manning were the first brothers to become back to back Super Bowl victor and MVP quarterbacks, Peyton having reached the effort the year before, with the Indianapolis Colts.
In 2011, Manning ended the regular season with 29 touchdown passes as well as a team-record 4,933 passing yards. Even though the Giants just made the playoffs with a 9-7 record, they surpass powerhouse teams including the Green Bay Packers as well as the San Francisco 49ers to obtain entrance to Super Bowl XLVI. Once more, Manning carried Big Blue to triumph on the favorite Patriots, completing 30 of 40 passes for 296 yards along with a touchdown to win match MVP honours.
Manning’s performance fluctuated during the the next couple of years, as he followed his Pro Bowl effort of 2012 by leading the NFL in interceptions in 2013, however he generally gave his team the opportunity to win along with his strong arm and expert assurance.
Off the field, Eli Manning continues to be active in the attempts to reconstruct New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, also to raise consciousness along with all the Gulf oil spill of 2010.
Tim Tebow – The game’s MVP was traded to the New York Jets, after which the New England Patriots. Off the field, Tebow continues to be outspoken about his Christian faith.
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Michael Vick – Then he signed on as quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles.
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Tom Brady – Mini Biography (TVPG; 3:59) Quarterback Tom Brady was drafted by the New England Patriots in 2000. Since playing with all the Patriots, his brother’s won four Super Bowls and was named Super Bowl MVP three times. The game’s MVP is married to supermodel Gisele Bundchen.