Following two straight days in which retired New York Giants wide receiver Amani Toomer referred to Tony Romo as the premiere quarterback in the NFC East, future NFL Hall of Famer Michael Strahan came to the defense of Eli Manning, wondering aloud if Toomer's opinion has been swayed by the use of bath salts.
“You need to check [Toomer’s] house for bath salts,” Strahan said on the Hill and Schlereth Show on ESPN Radio. “I haven’t heard anything, but that’s surprising to hear. Somebody’s always better than the next.”
Toomer spent much of his day on Friday defending his comments from Thursday, when he said on Sirius XM radio that Romo was a better all-around quarterback than Eli. The opinion stirred up a lot of press, and an equal number of emotionally charged comments from former Giants teammates. In addition to Strahan, recently retired running back Derrick Ward slammed Toomer for what he felt was a ridiculous thing to say.
"Toomer, you really don't believe Romo ...