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Eli Manning Admits He Doesn’t Like Football All that Much

Tuesday, August 17th, 2010

Eli Manning's body language exudes the unshakeable confidence and leadership you want in your huddle.

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (Sportsman’s Daily Wire Service) — After sustaining  a 3-inch laceration on his head and needing 12 stitches, the result of a second-quarter hit during Monday night’s pre-season game against the Jets,  New York Giants’ quarterback Eli Manning  assured reporters he’s physically ok.  The real problem, it turns out, is between his ears:  despite his storied lineage, Eli Manning, the quarterback with the posture and distracted look of an indifferent adolescent, would rather be doing something – almost anything — else for a living

“Do we really have to talk football?” whined Eli, slowly taking off his jersey and pads. “I was just out there for almost two whole quarters, trying to make things happen.  But the reality is, I just wasn’t into it. I didn’t wake up this morning and decide I wasn’t into it; it’s just a feeling that sometimes unfolds over the course of a game. Or two. Or four out of every five.” (more…)