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New Orleans Sports Fans
Love the Mannings

National Review Online, by Quin Hillyer

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Posted By:StormCnter, 12/23/2013 4:39:45 AM

For Peyton Manning’s fellow native New Orleanians, Sports Illustrated’s wise selection of the famed NFL quarterback as its Sportsman of the Year was long overdue — but many in Peyton’s native city wished the magazine had expanded the honor to cover the whole Manning family. We all have Manning stories to tell, and at the risk of my sounding far too familiar with a family of good people who probably wouldn’t know me from Adam, please consider my own vignettes as fond supplements to the considerable mass of excellent prose SI just published. New Orleans loved Archie Manning even before he

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: tenncon231, 12/23/2013 10:09:07 AM     (No. 9665410)

I´m glad N O fans love the mannings--Never liked eli, and am getting to that point with peyton

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Reply 2 - Posted by: eiobx, 12/23/2013 10:23:18 AM     (No. 9665429)

I recently asked a fellow NFL fan whether he thought Peyton would choose broadcasting or coaching after his playing days are over, on the assumption that he loves football so much that he will surely never want to leave. This article made me wonder what other options he maybe considering, given the recent news from Louisiana.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: 6079 Smith, W, 12/23/2013 10:41:19 AM     (No. 9665450)

ESPN films did a documentary called ´The Book of Manning´ about the whole family. It was very good. You can watch it on YouTube.

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