15 Sons Who Outshined Their Athlete Dads

Peyton & Eil Manning

Father: Archie Manning
Peyton's Stats: 65.0 CMP% 413 TD 56,636 YDS 202 INT, 4x MVP, 1x SB MVP, 1x Super Bowl Champion, 11x Pro Bowler
Eli's Stats: 58.7 CMP% 196 TD 29,351 YDS 134 INT, 2x Super Bowl Champion, 2x Super Bowl MVP, 2x Pro Bowler
Father's Stats: 55.2 CMP% 125 TD 23,911 YDS 173 INT, 2,197 RuYDS 18 RuTD, 2x Pro Bowler

Archie was a damn good quarterback, but had the unfortunate luck of playing for the Saints back when they were known as the Aints. During his 13-year career, he never played for a winning team. He was a more mobile quarterback than his two sons, rushing for more than 2,000 yards and 18 touchdowns. He's also a great teacher of the game. Peyton and Eli have two very successful NFL careers. One is an all-time great who holds a ton of records and the other is a two-time Super Bowl MVP.

After missing all of last year to injury, Peyton has returned in 2012 like he never left. So far he has 14 TDs to 4 INTs and led the Broncos to a glorious comeback vs. the Chargers on Monday night. Eli plays for the defending champions and is on his way to another solid season. He's thrown for 11 TDs to 5 INTS and the Giants are 4-2 after putting a beating on one of the best teams in the league in the 49ers. We'd say Archie did a pretty good job.

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