Eli Almost a Brown, Big Ben Falling, & Rivers Traded All Part of Dramatic 2004 Draft Day | NFL Films

  • Published on Apr 16, 2018
  • Recounting the wild and dramatic experiences of the three star quarterbacks, Eli Manning, Ben Roethlisberger, and Philip Rivers, during the 2004 NFL Draft.
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Comments • 2 677

  • Nikolai Gentes
    Nikolai Gentes Day ago

    Man ben looks like a psycho in the thumbnail 😂

  • Sean Felder
    Sean Felder Day ago

    Eli Manning is best thing ever happen to my NY Giants,2 SB championships later we have no regrets

  • RockCity PhantomThief

    I like how the rest of the guys were rattling Eli 😂😂🤣

  • Dan
    Dan 2 days ago

    Napolean Dynamite grew up to be Big Ben's Agent 9:29

  • AC Coon
    AC Coon 2 days ago

    Eli Manning 10
    Big Ben 7
    Rivers 17

  • Eric Fisher
    Eric Fisher 3 days ago

    He can sit learn behind Maddox
    Week 2: yea about that Maddox...hold my beer...

  • DMadd519
    DMadd519 4 days ago

    6:45 this guy in the back put up the middle finger lol

  • Michael Neely
    Michael Neely 5 days ago

    Big Ben should have gotten the Heisman. I hope that Phillip Rivers wins a Superbowl.

  • Deniset09
    Deniset09 5 days ago +1

    Even without any super bowl rings Rivers is better than Eli but that's my opinion

    • Arthas Menethil
      Arthas Menethil 3 days ago

      Yep, more pro bowls better numbers. Eli has been bad to mediocre for most of his career.

  • Allyson Clark
    Allyson Clark 5 days ago

    I wish Eli stayed a charger so he could be miserable

  • alex krakowski
    alex krakowski 7 days ago

    Ben’s agent seems like a greedy piece of garbage.

  • oriolephan
    oriolephan 9 days ago

    2:04 because of you...

  • Spitfire 2 back up
    Spitfire 2 back up 10 days ago +1

    Why are Eli and Rothlesburger the same age but look 30 years apart?

    • Ninja Flip
      Ninja Flip 9 days ago

      Spitfire 2 back up that’s because Eli uses a Gillette shaver because he is more than happy to because he beat Gillette’s Stadium team twice in the Super Bowl. While Big Ben who constantly loses to the Pats in the AFC Championship refuses to uses Gillette shaving cream.

  • Nobody Cares
    Nobody Cares 10 days ago +2

    Big Bens agent is a real professional 🤦🏼‍♂️

    GROFFBOYS27 · 10 days ago

    The man who falls has the best career the man in the middle has a bitter start but sweeter end but the man up front him and his family control and basically own the new york giants

  • BP09 Gaming and Sports

    Reminds me of the Eric Lindos situation with the nhl

  • snipe69
    snipe69 13 days ago

    At least Ben wasn't picked 199th ;-P

  • Glindel Ahern
    Glindel Ahern 15 days ago

    Eli Manning is inarticulate and slimy. Can’t stand him or his goon father.

  • Average Baller05
    Average Baller05 17 days ago

    Ha Big Ben is like I don’t wanna go to San Diego to but yet he choked when the chargers played them

  • Klue
    Klue 21 day ago

    So weird seeing Ben act like a punk teen basically 😂

  • Vabajada
    Vabajada 22 days ago

    I still don't understand why the Chargers would have wanted to draft a quarterback in the first place if they already had drew brees. Does someone know why?

    • MR YTC
      MR YTC 21 day ago

      Vabajada well because of cap space issues they couldn’t pay Brees so they released him

  • Lincoln Wright
    Lincoln Wright 25 days ago

    Eli can't even answer simple questions because he's a damn third grade retard

  • Jose’s Gaming Channel

    A wonder what kind of careers would have been for either Manning or Roethlisberger if they had played with different teams instead.

  • Space Ghost
    Space Ghost 27 days ago

    Big Ben > Eli Manning

  • Derrick Nichols
    Derrick Nichols Month ago

    Who did the jags have at qb not too draft Ben ??

  • Jay Kroska
    Jay Kroska Month ago

    Rivers ain’t worried, ring don’t plug the hole

  • STCB Prod.
    STCB Prod. Month ago

    Imagine Ben as a Charger/Rivers as a Giant/Eli as a Steeler....

  • Adam Marchand
    Adam Marchand Month ago

    Big Ben or Rivers would have been the better pick anyway Giants got screwed. Eli sounds a little slow, wonder if he really passed any class because of studies, or if he passed because he was a star football player.

  • reignman2112
    reignman2112 Month ago

    It's a shame Phillip Rivers will never win a Superbowl.

  • Barry Ross
    Barry Ross Month ago

    Gosh...this makes Eli look like the biggest tool on the entire planet.

  • julius jones
    julius jones Month ago

    Those guys jon that bus are all hall od farmers now

  • Tim Hurst
    Tim Hurst Month ago +2

    "Daddy .... do sommin Daddy. I don't wanna play for the Chargers Daddy. Make 'em stop Daddy. Ima hold my breath until I get my way Daddy"
    *stomps feet

  • ya boi Dave 123
    ya boi Dave 123 Month ago


  • Ha Vu
    Ha Vu Month ago

    Philip Rivers got the short end of stick out of the 3. Being stuck in SD and now he's in LA. No chance to win a SB no more.

  • Batman Blood
    Batman Blood 2 months ago

    I think Eli knew he wouldn't beat Peyton in the AFC and didn't want to have to worry about Big Bro out doing him. Also The Manning's grandfather was a giants fan so i think that helped a bit too.

  • XX JoshyboiXX
    XX JoshyboiXX 2 months ago

    Why was Ben wearing a cardinals pin

  • Slob Lobster
    Slob Lobster 2 months ago

    11 isn’t that late

  • John-Paul C
    John-Paul C 2 months ago +2

    What a primadonna...its just nice to know Eli is struggling to stay relevant while Rivers and Roethlisberger continue to be solid.

  • Unlitez
    Unlitez 2 months ago

    Bro i would be on whatever team thats how u know eli is just a cocky person and complains to be on a football team but he is still a good qb

  • John Paul Garrovillas
    John Paul Garrovillas 2 months ago +1

    Chargers all day baby⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️

  • KNGFLAME X X X X youtube

    finally a draft where all 3 qbs are hall of famers and no one is a bust

    • Tim Hurst
      Tim Hurst Month ago

      ShEli isn't going to the HoF. He's garbage

  • Paul F
    Paul F 2 months ago

    Rivers, Manning, Roethlisberger. Could not go wrong in that draft. They were all great.

  • Rick Giuliano
    Rick Giuliano 2 months ago

    Eli...the king of saying a lot without saying anything at all.

  • jr17jaason YT
    jr17jaason YT 2 months ago

    Sean Taylor 🐐

  • paulg
    paulg 2 months ago +1

    I hate Eli Manning with a passion!!!!!!!!!

  • Dark Friday
    Dark Friday 2 months ago +1

    Keep your bullshit Eli super bowls, Philip Rivers is so much better as a player and a man. F NY. Always.

  • Razor Parker
    Razor Parker 3 months ago

    Who was the guy with the long hair?

  • van2dan
    van2dan 3 months ago

    As a San Diego/L.A Chargers fan. I wasn’t happy about Eli or his dad not wanting to play for the Chargers. But then again if Eli stayed as a Chargers I don’t think they would be as good as from 2004-2010. Philip Rivers better then Eli. Even Eli has 2 Super Bowl rings. But hell he didn’t win it his team did.

  • Man Ransom
    Man Ransom 3 months ago

    Chargers keep Brees, draft Larry Fitzgerald = Brees, LT, Fitz for 10+ years........

  • Albert Nusawardhana
    Albert Nusawardhana 3 months ago

    capt fat f*** - leader of men

  • Seratore
    Seratore 3 months ago

    If you look at this way, Archie was drafted to an expansion team and he never made the playoffs in a 12 year career, he just wanted Eli to not end up like that.

  • Naoufal Touailat
    Naoufal Touailat 3 months ago

    Zion should do the same

  • Thomas Clyne
    Thomas Clyne 3 months ago +52

    Zion Williamson has entered the chat and is taking notes 📝

  • VB3
    VB3 3 months ago +6

    Who’s here after the pelicans got the number 1 pick

  • kpk33x
    kpk33x 3 months ago

    I love how people still say to this day the Chargers fleeced the Giants. I am a Giants fan and I would take Eli and 2 rings over anything else. Eli carried the 2011 team (bad D, below avg run game, terrible line) to that title. In 2007 they had a more well rounded team but he still had to outperform the NFC's top 2 teams (Cowboys-Romo in maybe their strongest team and Packers-Favre). Both of whom had manhandled the Giants early that year. Had Burress not shot himself in the leg in Nov 2008 the Giants had a chance at a repeat.
    Yes the Chargers have been an entertaining team to watch over the years but hardly ever past the first week of January.
    Rivers had LT he had Gates he had a very good line and usually a top 10 defense and he has 0 SB appearances. So is it the team failing Rivers or Rivers not being able to win in the playoffs? Its kind of like Tony Romo...or another SD QB who put up great stats but never got the rings - Dan Fouts.

    • Tim Hurst
      Tim Hurst Month ago

      ShEli sucks. You're not allowed to think anything other than exactly that.

  • Thomas Johnson
    Thomas Johnson 3 months ago

    Pittsburgh sits tight and gets the best QB in the draft, 2 rings and and 15 years in the guy has never had a losing season, that is incredible. Over 5, 000 yards at 37 years old. I am not a Steelers but I love the patience.

  • Don't Sign in to Your Account When You Aren't Home

    All of these QBs are HOFers

  • Roll tide 93
    Roll tide 93 3 months ago

    Was that the I’m going to cal guy in the back of the bus

  • Shane Frederick
    Shane Frederick 3 months ago +3

    It's truly amazing that all three teams drafted legitimate franchise quarterbacks.

  • MGBillionaire
    MGBillionaire 3 months ago

    The Giants should have just have just picked Ben and kept their draft picks ... might be won 3 Super Bowls instead of two 🤔

    • Damian Moreno
      Damian Moreno 3 months ago

      MGBillionaire no way, look at all the talent Big Ben has had. Look at his oline and Eli’s, it’s day and night STOP

    • MGBillionaire
      MGBillionaire 3 months ago

      Damian Moreno Eli had enough to win but with Ben on that team their ceiling is much higher. Ben is ten times the Qb Eli is.

    • Damian Moreno
      Damian Moreno 3 months ago

      MGBillionaire giants haven’t had as much talent as the Steelers bro

  • Michael Barrett
    Michael Barrett 3 months ago

    14:10: worst toast ever

  • billny thehighestguy
    billny thehighestguy 3 months ago

    Big Ben looks like a biker thug with facial hair lol

  • billny thehighestguy
    billny thehighestguy 3 months ago

    Philip cry me rivers

  • billny thehighestguy
    billny thehighestguy 3 months ago

    Cry baby rivers getting tackled by ghosts since the beginning

  • multiyapples
    multiyapples 3 months ago


  • Comrade Trump
    Comrade Trump 3 months ago

    9:30. You can just see Steinberg
    “Well, there goes millions of dollars for contract and marketing in the biggest market in the world

  • University-6
    University-6 3 months ago +1

    And now, 15 years later, all 3 will be in Canton when they retire.

  • Twenty20 Entertainment Ltd

    Best moments!

  • Jake Sliazis
    Jake Sliazis 3 months ago

    Rip Sean Taylor

  • Gabriel Freedman
    Gabriel Freedman 3 months ago +6

    I used to not understand the decision but now I get it the mannings r family friends with drew brees and he didn’t want to take brees’s job

    • Ninja Flip
      Ninja Flip 9 days ago

      Gabriel Freedman not friends what Brees beat Peyton in Super Bowl 44, I think Eli didn’t want to go to S D cause he would have lot of trouble making it to the Super Bowl while the NFC was much easier.

  • Cameron Rice
    Cameron Rice 3 months ago +1

    As a Steelers fan I'm more than ok with how this went down. Big Ben is still the best of the three.

    • Robin Schmalbrock
      Robin Schmalbrock 8 days ago

      Ben had the most consistent support, which the other two lacked.
      All three of them are franchise QBs
      All three of them are rather close in regards to career TDs and yards
      But the support they got from the different parts of their teams are completely different, so it's difficult to say who is the best among them, as none of them get even close to those considered all time great such as Brady, Brees, Peyton Manning, Montana or Marino.

    • Damian Moreno
      Damian Moreno 3 months ago

      Cameron Rice bens had the most talent, don’t think he’s the best.

  • Maurice Mallari
    Maurice Mallari 3 months ago

    Archie Manning was the first Lavar Ball

  • Craig Little
    Craig Little 3 months ago

    What a boring bunch of c**ts

  • Michael Williams
    Michael Williams 3 months ago

    Wow this draft was loaded

  • Caleb Kao
    Caleb Kao 3 months ago

    I love how Suzy Kolber as she interviews Eli tries to get under his skin lol