Originally posted on Helmet2Helmet  |  Last updated 7/23/12
Earlier this month, former Giants receiver Amani Toomer drew the ire of folks in the tri-state area when he declared that Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is better than ex-teammate Eli Manning. The comments, albeit honest, were not well-received, prompting Manning to fire back during Monday’s appearance on WFAN’s Boomer and Carton show. “You’ve got to laugh about it,” Manning said. “I saw Toomer not too long ago. I just walked up to him and said, ‘You know what, I thought Ike Hilliard (was) a better Giants receiver than you were. Willie Ponder was probably a better receiver than you were.’ … You’ve got to laugh about it instead of getting upset. There’s no point. “Amani’s been a good pal of mine and still is, so you’ve got to laugh about it.” Toomer and Hilliard played opposite each other in 2004, Manning’s rookie year. For the record, Toomer, at least statistically, led Big Blue’s receivers that season, recording 747 yards compared to Hilliard’s 437. But Eli wasn’t s
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