Originally posted on Giants Football Blog  |  Last updated 11/25/11

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)
I always find it refreshing to read what other writers around the country see when they look at the Giants. Mostly, they get it wrong.  Many times they don’t take into account the intangibles that are not detectable by the naked eye. Jimmy Smith of the Times-Picayune in New Orleans seems to have done his homework on the Saints’ next opponent – the New York Giants. His scouting report hits nearly all the hot points…. “Although New York is tied for the lead in the NFC East at 6-4 (no longer), the Giants are somewhat restless, given consecutive defeats against the surprisingly stout 49ers and the puzzling Eagles. Make no mistake: The Giants likely won’t be looking past New Orleans. New York faces the undefeated Green Bay Packers next week, while quarterback Eli Manning tries to fend off the New York media’s ceaseless questions about what’s wrong with the Giants.” On the Giants’ offense: “The relationship Manning has in New York is much the same as it was for his father, Archie, in New ...
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