“I think I’m an elite dad, yes. I think so,” he told Steve Serby of the New York Post.
The two-time Super Bowl MVP is grasping the gifts of fatherhood, Serby writes, while he and his wife Abby raise their 16-month-old daughter, Ava.
“ ‘Dada’ is one of her favorites,” Manning said. “‘Ball’ was actually, I think, one of her first words. She’s big into any sort of football or basketball, baseball. She likes to pick ’em up, she’s got a pretty good arm so far, so she’s got a little coordination.”
>> WR Isaiah Stanback’s one-handed touchdown catch came in at No. 5 on NFL Network’s Top 10 plays of the preseason Week 1.
>> Q&A with Eli Manning: QB talks best Super Bowl catch and roughhousing with Peyton. [Jason Cole, Yahoo! Sports]
>> WR Hakeem Nicks passes physical and is eligible to practice for the first time since the Giants reported to training camp. [Giants.com]
>> DE Adrian Tracy dubbed ‘Young Os’ [Ryan Hayner, ESPNNewYork.com]
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