Last year, Eli Manning was the toast of the Super Bowl. This year, he's the host of it. He and his family are -- in an unofficial capacity, anyway. The Manning name flows through this city like the Mississippi River, and in the last few days, the first family of quarterbacking -- Eli, his brother Peyton and their father, Saints legend Archie -- have been balancing the joys of having the big game in their hometown with the disappointment of not being able to play in it themselves.
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