WOODBURY - New York Giants star quarterback Eli Manning has been sidelined with a stomach virus.

The Giants are preparing to get ready for their big showdown in San Francisco on Sunday against the 49ers.

Manning left practice early but head coach Tom Coughlin says not to worry. Coughlin expects Manning to be back at practice today.

Linebacker Michael Boley says his teammates are confident going into the battle for the NFC championship.

News 12 Long Island's Kevin Maher will be in San Francisco all weekend and will report beginning on Friday night.