Sorry, Eli Isn’t the Better Manning — Not Yet

Things are good in Giants land these days. They’re the defending champs, undefeated so far in 2008, and even the mild Plaxico Burress controversy hasn’t had much negative effect, other than giving Gary Myers the chance to offer up a few unsolicited parenting tips. So, forced to write an endless stream of positive stories about a local team for once, the press has taken the opportunity to officially deify Eli Manning. (Or, if you will, “Jeter” him.) And how better to do that than to claim he’s better than his brother, future Hall of Famer Peyton?