His season ended prematurely, Eli Manning was hanging out at his home in rainy Mississippi on Tuesday when he got a few text messages stating Aaron Rodgers was pulling out of the Pro Bowl and that he was next in line. Instantly, Manning knew he could be headed to Hawaii. “I think my wife [Abby] was probably the most excited,’’ Manning said. “She was all over it. I didn’t have much phone access and she was trying to text and call so that she could start planning and coordinating and I was kind of unavailable...
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