EoF Time Machine: Eli Manning looks a lot like his old man (on the field)

It's like we're looking in a mirror. Left: Archie at Ole Miss in '68. Right: Eli at Ole Miss in '04. (Getty Images)

These days, Archie Manning is best known for his two sons -- Peyton and Eli. But before he became a father, Archie was a quarterback. He played at Ole Miss, and in 1971 he was drafted second overall by the New Orleans Saints.

Thirty-three years later, Eli, also an Ole Miss quarterback, was the first-overall pick of the Chargers. That lasted about 30 minutes -- the Chargers shipped Manning to the Giants and he's since won two Super Bowls.

And for completeness, here's the whole football-playing crew, awkward-family-portrait style.

(Getty Images)
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Ryan Wilson has been an NFL writer for CBS Sports since June 2011, and he's covered five Super Bowls in that time. Ryan previously worked at AOL's FanHouse from start to finish, and Football Outsiders... Full Bio

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