Found November 15, 2011 on
The 2011 Giants season is starting to play out like the entire run of Three's Company: Once you've seen one episode, you've seen them all.
For the Giants, it isn't misunderstanding and Mr. Roper grinning at the camera after insulting Mrs. Roper but the team stumbling around for a half or more before letting Eli Manning take over. And once Manning does take over, everyone hits the Regal Beagle for a few beers, a few laughs and a little mugging from Larry.
Wait, that's not right. That's the show and not the team, but you get the general idea.
The Giants' entire game plan this season has been to put everything on Manning and hope that it works out.
On TV, you can keep using the same formula every time and have everything work out in the end, but it doesn't work out so well in football.
We learned that lesson on Sunday in San Francisco when Manning made a big blunder in each half and pretty much lost the game as a result of those mistakes.
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Eli Manning needs to be ‘elite’ for Giants’ successBy Mark Cannizzaro - NY Post 11/14/11
29. That is the number of points Eli Manning and the New York Giants put up on the Eagles in Week 3. It was a number large enough to end the Birds’ six- game win streak against Big Blue. It was also the second of what would become four consecutive losses for the Birds. But [...]
Not until the very last second, when Eli Manning’s last pass to a seemingly open receiver, bounced of the hands of a defender, did the Giants stop believing. They were sure they were going to pull out another fourth-quarter comeback, because that’s what they always seem to do.
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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning indicated that older brother Peyton's recovery from neck surgery might allow him to return to the Indianapolis Colts before the end of this season.
For whatever reason, Eli will always be considered a terrible quarterback. Maybe it's because he is a contemporary of some very, very good quarterbacks—one of whom is his big brother—or maybe it's because he is kind of a doofus. Or maybe it's because he lost to Alex Smith and is terrible. Either way, here's your Sunday roundup. Enjoy. More »
San Francisco â Ask and you shall receive. Giants fans wanted receivers Hakeem Nicks and Mario Manningham to be active for todayâs game against the 49ers, and thatâs exactly what they are getting. The two targets will be on the field for Eli Manning this afternoon after testing out their leg injuries in a pregame test drive at Candlestick Park.
Justin Smith batted down Eli Manning's pass in the waning seconds of the New York quarterback's comeback try, stopping the Giants for a 27-20 victory Sunday in a matchup of NFC division leaders.
Mark Sanchez is no Elite Eli.
Eli Manning showed last week how you beat the Patriots. Sanchez showed last night how you get humiliated by the Patriots while Tom Brady once again showed he is Tom Brady.
It wasn’t all of Sanchez’s fault, of course, this was a...
Steelers hold off the Bengals and the Saints beat the Falcons in overtime, while the Cardinals rally to defeat the Eagles and the Seahawks topple the Ravens.SAN FRANCISCO -- Justin Smith batted down Eli Manning's pass in the waning seconds of the New York quarterback's comeback try, stopping the Giants for a 27-20 victory Sunday in a matchup of NFC division leaders.
Interesting Alex Smith news conference today–he hasn’t been too willing to chat about the perception of his rise… He talked a little bit about it today. Of course, he’s never going to call himself an “elite QB,” which is wise. Eli Manning might be an elite QB but...
This is rivalry week in the NFC East with the first-place Giants looking to bury the reeling Eagles and the Cowboys trying to get fat off the fading Redskins.
Philadelphia (3-6) at New York (6-3) (Sunday, NBC, 8:20 PM ET)
NFC East rivals meet on Sunday night when the Eagles visit the Giants. Philadelphia trails first-place New York by three games and looks to get back into the division...