King notes that Manning is becoming the most clutch quarterback in the league, and then adds that despite a talented collection of players behind center in the NFC East, RGIII v. Manning has the potential to be the best.
And yet, there's Eli to win another game late. Eli Manning is decidedly the anti-RGIII, a pocket guy who can escape trouble but not make a living at it. What Manning does is precisely what he did after Griffin strafed the Giants: He threw a perfect arcing shot to Victor Cruz, splitting two Washington defenders, for a 77-yard winner. Manning is amazing. Fourth quarter after fourth quarter -- Patriots, Niners, Packers, Redskins, whoever -- it doesn't matter. There is no quarterback in the NFL in the same league as Manning when the game's on the line. And for a kid, Griffin's pretty clutch himself.Giants fans, I ask you -- do you agree? Do you have a sense that New York v. Washington will be the best NFC East rivalry over the next 5-6 years, or do you still prefer the I-95 battle v. Philly or the history between the G-Men and Cowboys?
So get used to this. Manning's had a good rivalry with Tony Romo, and an OK rivalry with Michael Vick. But Manning-RGIII could really be special. Manning's 31. Griffin's 22. I hope Sunday was the first of about 20 meetings in the regular season and postseason between them.
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