Broncos’ Russell Wilson has great response to Eli Manning’s dig

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‘s response to a dig from Eli Manning was much better than the .

When asked on Wednesday about the joke Manning recently , the quarterback brought up his career record against the two-time Super Bowl champion.

“You talking about Chad Powers? Yeah, you know, I’m 3-0 against Chad Powers,” Wilson said, referencing Manning’s viral .

“Listen, I think it’s part of the game, man,” Wilson added. “Those guys are having fun. I have a lot of respect for Peyton and Eli. I’ve always looked up to those guys. So I’m not stressed about it.”

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During ESPN’s “” of Monday night’s – game, Eli said the Broncos should have paid their punter “$235 million .” The comment came one day after Denver’s punted 10 times in an ugly 11-10 Broncos win over the on .

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Manning  the next day, saying he wasn’t trying to take a shot at Wilson and that it was “obviously a very outrageous joke.”

“I don’t think we’re trying to be critical,” Manning . “I think we always try to support the guys that are in the game. I think sometimes, ‘Hey, it’s live TV.’ I never try to take a real shot at somebody. I think that was obviously a very outrageous joke — because a punter had 10 punts. Nothing against Russell. He’s going to do great.”

But even Manning admitted that Wilson’s comeback was good.

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Wilson is correct by the way: he does indeed hold a . As a member of the , Russell defeated Manning’s Giants in 2013, 2014 and 2017.

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