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Archie Manning

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Football Player

The Resume

    (1949- )
    Drafted second overall by the New Orleans Saints (1971)
    Quarterback the New Orleans Saints (1971-1982), Houston Oilers (1982) and Minnesota Vikings (1983)
    NFL MVP (1978)
    Father of NFL quarterbacks Peyton and Eli Manning

Why he might be annoying:

    He was instrumental in his son Eli's refusal to play for the San Diego Chargers.
    In his NFL career, he threw more interceptions (173) than touchdowns (125).
    He tried to get all of his sons to play quarterback at Ole Miss (Cooper and Eli did, but Peyton played for Tennessee).
    Ole Miss did not win a national championship or even an SEC championship while he was their quarterback.
    Despite being considered one of the greatest quarterbacks in NFL history, he never appeared in the playoffs.

Why he might not be annoying:

    He's the patriarch of the Manning family.
    He was drafted out of high school to play major leagues baseball, but opted to go to college.
    When he was nineteen, his father committed suicide.
    After his father's suicide he wanted to quit college to get a job and take care of his family. His mother insisted he finish his education.
    His son Cooper's career was cut short by a spinal injury.
    He holds the Saints' records for total career yards and total career touchdown passes.
    He was inducted in the College Football Hall of Fame (1989).
    He strongly supports both Peyton and Eli in their NFL careers.
    He graduated the University of Mississippi.

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Year In Review:

    For 2023, as of last week, Out of 16 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2022, Out of 11 Votes: 54.55% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 40 Votes: 20.0% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 2 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 4 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 379 Votes: 49.60% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 18 Votes: 22.22% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 10 Votes: 30.0% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 11 Votes: 27.27% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 28 Votes: 57.14% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 23 Votes: 47.83% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 58 Votes: 32.76% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 165 Votes: 47.88% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 178 Votes: 47.75% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 50 Votes: 36.00% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 210 Votes: 50.48% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 150 Votes: 44.67% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 612 Votes: 45.75% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 338 Votes: 49.41% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 91 Votes: 57.14% Annoying