Sean Payton

In NFL.com's Around the League's latest NFL quarterback rankings, Eli Manning landed in the 7 spot, under the category of "Franchise Gold."

Manning is one of four quarterbacks to be placed in this second tier of rankings along with Drew Brees (4), Ben Roethlisberger (5) and Matt Ryan (6).

Brees, Big Ben and Manning all own Super Bowl titles, and Ryan appears poised to follow suit sometime in the near future, as his Falcons were a mere 30 seconds from having an opportunity in 2012.

Tags: ben roethlisburger, Drew Brees, Eli Manning, Matt Ryan, mike smith, Mike Tomlin, New York Giants, Sean Payton, Tom Coughlin
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