The Football world has been asking the same thing for the last few days: What is up with Eli Manning‘s face?

Now, that’s a question that tends to come up on a weekly basis, but this wasn’t any old “Manning Face.” This was a Manning Face for the ages, a Manning Face at the most important moment of Peyton’s career.

For a quick reminder, here it is:

Eli did come out with a little explanation, saying that he was simply trying to figure out whether the Broncos should go for two. And while it makes sense, it’s still fun to break down to the nth degree.

And that’s exactly what Peyton Manning and Jimmy Fallon did on Wednesday night:

Seems right.

In actuality, are we sure that Eli’s face has ever shown any level of emotion? Maybe that’s just the most excited expression he can muster?