publication date: Monday, February 5, 2007 (part of Round XXIX)
clue: Hoofing your way into the big game is easy with this football scion manning the offense.
explanation: Manning, son and brother of other football greats, was quarterback of the Indianapolis Colts ("hoofing") when this goo was published. The word "manning" was a hint at his last name. more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Joanna Woods, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Dave Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Tony Peters, Scott Horowitz, Megan Baxter, Chris McKinnon, Mihai Rusu, Michael Paul Cote, Jackie Mason, Todd Brotsch, Adrianne Rodgers, Kerry Odell, Josh Paddison, Joy Dunn, and Chris Venit
player landmarks: This was the last goo solved by Chris Venit.
trivia: This goo was published hours after Manning's appearance in Super Bowl XLI, from which the source photo was taken.