Originally written on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 11/18/14

TAMPA, FL - JANUARY 06: Wide receiver Amani Toomer #81 of the New York Giants carries the ball in the second quarter of the NFC Wild Card game against Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium on January 6, 2008 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

For those of you that thought maybe former Giants WR Amani Toomer would backtrack on his assessment that Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo is better than Eli Manning, you’re dead wrong. He stands by what he said, no matter how wrong he is.

Toomer was on ESPN New York’s Michael Kay Show Friday and said, “I love Eli, and I respect the hell out of him as a person,” “But I have to do my job, and I have to look at him beyond what the perception is because the perception doesn’t always go hand in hand with the reality.”

He says the main reason he went with Romo as the better QB was after he looked at their numbers.

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