Daily Archives: February 1, 2012

The Peyton Shadow

Photo courtesy of zimbio.com. Though Eli Manning is getting ready to play in the Super Bowl, the media is still focusing its attention on his older brother Peyton Manning (pictured above).

By Josh Kramer

How would you like to live your entire life in the shadow of someone else?  And if you say yes to this, well, you have other things to think about.  Nobody likes to be overlooked.  Everyone likes to get their due when they deserve it.  Unfortunately, for a certain few, the overshadowing never stops, no matter the circumstance.

Today I am not going to talk about the actual game to be played on Sunday.  If you weren’t aware, there is a football game on Sunday.  No, there will be plenty of time to talk football later this week.  On this Wednesday, I am going to talk about the Manning brothers.  If you have not lived under a rock for the past five months, you are well-aware that one of the NFL’s biggest stars Peyton Manning, has not played a down of football this season.  In addition, if you occasionally take in some sunlight, you are well-aware that Peyton’s younger brother Eli Manning will be playing in his second Super Bowl on Sunday.  So to put into simple terms.  Eli is the hot topic.  Peyton is an afterthought… Continue reading