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RoanokeFan
05-08-2012, 02:42 PM
ELI MANNING'S TEAMMATES THROW BANANAS AT HIM TO R*** HIM ABOUT SNL (http://network.yardbarker.com/nfl/article_external/eli_mannings_teammates_throw_bananas_at_him_to_raz z_him_about_snl/10744628)

"Eli Manning knew this was coming. Any sports figure who makes
an appearance on “Saturday Night Live” has to be prepared to hear about it from
their teammates. Manning got mixed reviews for his performance (http://larrybrownsports.com/entertainment/eli-manning-little-brothers-saturday-night-live/133875) over the weekend, but for the most part people
seem to think he was pretty funny and handled it well. Naturally, the Giants
were awaiting Manning’s arrival at their practice facility Monday morning so
they could have a little fun at his expense.


According to the NY Post, a few teammates told Eli he looks good in a dress (http://www.nypost.com/p/blogs/giantsblog/eli_greeted_with_flying_bananas_xr5teBmi4QIKO1zlkT T1MM) as a reference to a skit where he
dressed up in a bright yellow dress and wore a blonde wig. Others threw bananas
at him to needle him about the sexting skit where a picture of Manning was shown
holding a banana in front of his crotch.</p>


“All good-hearted,’’ Manning said. “They all say they got some good laughs
out of it so that is always good.’’</p>


Manning also said that some of the “SNL” cast members were amazed that he
wasn’t nervous and that, while it was a great experience, he wouldn’t want to
have to do it every week.</p>


“Everybody was very nice, very helpful and I told them from the get-go I said
“Guys, remember I’m a football player, you have a lot of actors and stuff on
here, I need help, I need guidance, don’t be afraid to say hey, this is what we
want you to do in this skit,” Eli explained. “I’m looking to be coached here.’
They understood that, they were very nice and helpful.”</p>


He certainly didn’t kill it like Peyton did a few years back, but nobody
expected him to. Peyton’s a better actor, but Eli has one more Super Bowl ring.
Low blow?Unnecessary? My bad."</p>











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BlueSanta
05-08-2012, 02:47 PM
We should have "banana night" week 1 vs the cowboys. I know Harooni is on board

NYGinIN
05-08-2012, 03:24 PM
Of course Eli wasn't nervous on SNL....he isn't nervous when in the Super Bowl and down in the 4th qtr.