For New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning, being in the shadow of his older brother Peyton has become the norm. His success has been, and will likely continue to be weighted by how he performs in comparison with the eldest Manning. Such was the case this past Saturday when Easy-E took the stage to host Saturday Night Live.
Whether or not Eli's performance outranks Peyton's is up for debate, but there's no denying that #10 took a hilarious and well-timed shot at his older brother.
"Eli turned in a Pro-Bowl performance. He was superb. But he still should stick to day job," Adam Schefter tweeted.
Manning showed a unique side of himself that you rarely see, but often hear about. And while his timing may have been off in a few cases, we at Giants 101 found him quite funny. Considering the writing on SNL has gone downhill considerably, Eli really held his own – and in some cases, like the trial skit, stole the show.
"Peyton was funnier, but the variety of Eli's skits must rank in the all-time annals of SNL history," Peter King of SI tweeted.
Now that the laughing is done, it's time to get back to football…
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