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Eli Manning reveals secrets to Peyton ahead of MetLife Super Bowl

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As we all know, next week's Super Bowl is to be played at the MetLife Stadium in New Jersey.

And the setting could be a critical factor in deciding who comes out on top between the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks - and not just because it could be covered in snow.

Luckily for Peyton Manning he can call upon his brother Eli to give him some secrets about the MetLife.

With Eli having played there for the New York Giants since it opened in September 2010, he has come to know any quirks and peculiarities that the $1.6 billion arena may have.

And while he is happy to give away these secrets to his brother, he wasn't risking the possibility of Peyton's opponents finding out when he spoke to the media recently:

"I might have a few things for him, but I don't want to reveal that, because I don't want to give it to Russell Wilson."

"Any tips I may have wind-wise, I would tell him in private", he told reporters. 

But while the Seahawks will have to find out the information by other means, Seahawks quarterback Wilson can be grateful that Super Bowl XLVIII is not taking place in the MetLife's predecessor, Giants Stadium:

"The old stadium definitely had a specific end zone and corner that you wouldn't want to throw into if it was going to be a windy night," Eli explained.

"If it is one of those windy days, then there is a little bit of local knowledge that you can give. But it's definitely not as bad as the old stadium."

Eli, who himself can count two Super Bowls on his résumé, also noted that while he and his brother have been discussing next weeks showdown via text this past week, the majority of messages have been in relation to obtaining tickets for friends and family.

I guess that makes sense, when you are a guy who has just thrown for a record breaking 5,477 yards you probably don't need to worry about a little wind.

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