Excerpt: "Imagine this: Eli Manning vs. Peyton Manning, in an all-Manning Super Bowl XLVII in their hometown of New Orleans on Feb. 3, accompanied by world record hype, lots of fans from New York and Denver and records for gumbo sales.
Halfway through the season, it's beginning to look like it actually could happen.
It's been years since a Manning Bowl matchup in the Super Bowl was a realistic possibility. Peyton, the big brother, won the Super Bowl with the Colts following the 2006 season; little brother Eli won it the following season. They were off by one year.They've never even been in a conference championship game in the same season. Eli won the Super Bowl again last season while Peyton missed the season following neck surgery.
There's a new twist this season: Peyton is wearing a new uniform.
After an expected slow start as he continued to build up his arm strength, Peyton is on fire for the Broncos, who despite being just 4-3, could soon emerge as the best team in the AFC.
They are the only team over .500 in the AFC West and should have no trouble winning the division. Peyton has 17 TDs and only four INTs - and three of those came in the first quarter of the second game of the season in Atlanta. He has four straight games with at least three touchdown passes. He's completed 75.4% of his passes during this red-hot run with just one interception." Read more...