Originally written on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 11/17/14
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Eli Manning is taking the ‘we’re not far” route instead of thinking things on the offense need to be changed. Manning feels the Giants need to convert in the red zone and not leave points on the field. Manning came up short in his battle against RG3 and that probably doesn’t sit well with him. While he has won 2 Super Bowls, RG3 in three quarters of the season has the entire spotlight on him. Manning feels the offense wasn’t off track and that a few tweaks should get them right. Four games to go and the Giants are feeling the heat as Washington and Dallas pulled within one game and that’s too close for comfort. Manning spoke to WFAN in New York with Mike Francesa about the offense in last week’s loss, and what he thinks they can do to score more points. “That’s usually enough. That’s kinda what we say they can give. We gotta score more touchdowns; we gotta score more points. It can be frustrating because you feel like you play well afterward. You kinda say, ‘We hit big plays. We were great on third down. We ran the ball well. We threw the ball accurately.’ You kinda feel like we played really good but we didn’t play incredible. It wasn’t just a dominating game. We still left some plays out there, and that’s the difference.” “I thought we kind of built off that momentum of the week before. I thought it was, offensively, a pretty similar type performance. It was just the difference versus Green Bay; I think our average starting position was around the 38-yard line or something. Where it had to be around the 15-yard line. Those 20-some odd yards are points; those are touchdowns. Those can make a big difference. We didn’t turn the ball over again. So we just gotta kind of think about all the good plays that we made, all the good things that we’re doing, and just build off that.” “I thought we were crisp and I thought we were sharp at a lot of things. That’s the mindset we gotta take from it. Take away the good things, understand there are some mistakes that can cost games, you learn from that. But we gotta kinda keep playing at that high level and keep doing those good things and eventually that style of play will lead to more wins than losses.”   var switchTo5x=true; stLight.options({publisher:''});
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  • They need to play the way they did against the 49ers and Packers from here on out....PERIOD!!!! As a huge Giants fan it makes me sick to think about 2 games in particular this season. First of all the eagles game where all we had to do was KICK THE DAMN GAME WINNING FIELD GOAL!!!!! Instead Kevin Killdrive calls a pass to a rookie wide receiver inside the ten yard line and Barden commits offensive pass interference to move the field goal 15 yards further out. That was our WIN if Eli just changed the play at the line and handed off to Bradshaw for a safer run then we kick the game winner. The eagles absolutely SUCK and we gave them a win they never should have had. The other game that sticks in my craw was the last game against Washington, the best kicker in the game misses a FG that would have been the difference between a win and a loss,now the GMen need to do what they did last year in order to take the division. The Giants should be 9-3 but instead they've made it harder on themselves again. Please please please audible at the line when Killdrive calls a STUPID play from here on out Eli.
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