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Manning Role Reversal: As Questions Dog Peyton, Eli Has All The Answers

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Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning and New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning attends the NERF Father's Day Football Throwdown on June 14, 2008 at Chelsea Piers in New York.  (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning and New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning attends the NERF Father’s Day Football Throwdown on June 14, 2008 at Chelsea Piers in New York. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

THIBODAUX, La. – Peyton Manning, the underdog. Eli Manning, the alpha dog.

No, you’re not in another dimension. You’re in today’s reality.

A reality not many people ever imagined. Peyton has always been the headliner, and Eli the undercard. But numerous neck surgeries later for Peyton and a second Lombardi Trophy for Eli last season, and the perception of the Manning brothers has been flipped upside down.

Eli is the proven one. Peyton now has something to prove.

This weekend at the annual Manning Passing Academy at Nicholls State, both quarterbacks downplayed the polar-opposite routes their careers took in the past year. (Read the entire story at CBSSports.com)

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