Originally posted on Giants Football Blog  |  Last updated 1/9/12
Are we just getting used to Eli Manning being a playmaker? Are we taking him for granted these days?  Perhaps. His name didn’t get mentioned much after yesterday’s game, but yet he was the straw that stirred the drink again.  Three TD passes and 14-yard run to keep a drive alive. As usual, he didn’t play up his performance with the media, choosing to credit his teammates instead… “We didn’t have a whole lot to go on in the first quarter, but the second quarter we had a good drive. Had the run, had a little scramble, hit Victor Cruz and then Ahmad (Bradshaw) had a big run. So a couple big plays and Hakeem (Nicks) had a great catch in the endzone so that was good to get a touchdown that drive, go into halftime with the lead, and the second half our defense continued to play great. Offensively we started running the ball, we started hitting some big plays. Hakeem Nicks played great, Mario Manningham, all the guys, all the weapons started making some plays and we were mov...
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