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2016 Bracket Challenge: Phil Simms vs. Eli Manning

2016 Bracket Challenge: Phil Simms vs. Eli Manning

QB Phil Simms

Year: 1979
Pick: 7
College: Morehead State

Phil Simms set franchise records for pass attempts (4,647), completions (2,576), yards (33,462) and touchdowns (199). In his 15-year Giants career, He was 95-64 (.597) in the regular season and 6-4 in the playoffs. Simms is best remembered for his MVP performance in Super Bowl XXI. He completed 22 of 25 passes – including 10-10 in the second half – for 268 yards and three touchdowns.

View photos of Super Bowl XXI MVP and Ring of Honor inductee Phil Simms through the years.


QB Eli Manning

Year: 2004
Pick: 1 (by San Diego)
College: Mississippi

Originally the No. 1 pick by San Diego, Manning was obtained by the Giants in a Draft Day trade for Philip Rivers (No. 4 pick) and other draft selections. Manning went on to become a two-time Super Bowl MVP and four-time Pro Bowler. Coming off two of his best statistical seasons, Manning holds franchise records with 3,695 completions, 44,187 passing yards, 294 touchdowns and 106 wins.

Photos of QB Eli Manning's career with the Giants

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