Originally written on Giants Football Blog  |  Last updated 10/24/14
The “Is Eli Elite?” Nonsense is Still in the Hopper We dropped this stupid debate awhile ago. There is no question – in the minds of everyone here in NYC – that Eli Manning not only one of the best QBs in the league, he is one of the best players in the league. Sure, we had our doubts, but over time Eli won us over. What more does this guy have to do to convince people…? ESPN’s Jay Feely, Rob Parker and Skip Bayless debate if Eli Manning is an elite QB on the air this morning…. Cork Gaines of Business Insider had this to say…. Prior to the season, Eli Manning raised some eyebrows when he classified himself as a one of the top five or ten quarterbacks in the NFL. Well, if we look at the numbers, it turns out he was probably right. If we consider the top quarterbacks in the NFL (Peyton Manning, Drew Brees, Aaron Rodgers, Tom Brady), Eli’s career now compares quite favorably to that group. Based on Adjusted Yards per Attempt (Yds/Att adjusted for interceptions; see below) Eli’s number...

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