Full Disclosure- I do not like Bleacher Report. So I am biased. I feel they are 'the rag' of blogs, putting together any story to catch eyeballs. I was forwarded one of their posts by a friend, which lists "9 reasons the Giants will make the playoffs." After walking through their 9 reasons, I whittle it down to 3. The motivation for discussing this is not to undermine Bleacher Report (they do a good enough job of that on their own), but to objectively look at where this Giants team is at the bye. Here are the "9 BR reasons" and our responses.
1. Eli is an elite QB. No he is not. Eli had a great game going into the bye. He took care of the ball. But look who he did that against- the Buffalo Bills. The Bills defense, as we noted in last Thursday's post, is 31st in the league. The Bills pass defense is #30 in the league. The Bills are dead last in the league in sacks, so when Eli is comfortable back there he'll pick you apart, and he did. The only saving grace for Bu