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Eli Manning, Philip Rivers, Ben Roethlisberger: Who’s No. 1?

Article By on 23rd June, 2009

... down in history as one of the best ever.

Not counting the drama that unfolded in New York with Eli Manning being taken first overall, then being traded to the New York Giants for Phillip Rivers and others, there were four signal callers taken in the first round.

The first chosen was Manning. There was little doubt that Manning was going to be the first selected. He had an amazing college career at Ole Miss, and with the same last name as one of the greatest quarterbacks ever, he had to be taken.

The only problem was, Eli had told the Chargers, who held the first pick, that he was not going to play for them. Having no choice but to take him, the Chargers did, and the insanity began.

With the Giants selecting fourth, the c...

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