Originally posted on NBC Connecticut  |  Last updated 11/15/11

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - 2009: Eli Manning of the New York Giants poses for his 2009 NFL headshot at photo day in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by NFL Photos)
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. You can quibble about whether the second int...
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