Bob Kravitz notes that this is hostile territory for New England. As such, locals are certainly behind little brother Eli:
Let’s just say that Indianapolis, home to an AFC team, just became an NFC town.
A New York Giants town.
An Eli Manning town.
It’s going to be up to Peyton’s little brother, Eli, whose team survived and overcame the San Francisco 49ers in overtime Sunday night, to stop quarterback Tom Brady, coach Bill Belichick and the rest of the reviled Patriots from celebrating at the House That Peyton Built.