Excerpt: "Man, what a dreadful day here inNew York Giants land: it's grey and rainy outside, and we've got to mull over miserable storyline after miserable storyline, like "What's wrong with Eli Manning?" "How long will David Diehl play matador?" and "Between Domenik Hixon, Martellus Bennett and Ahmad Bradshaw, whose injury is worse?"
Without further ado, let's delve into this depressing pile of bad news. Let's start up top with the quarterback.
"What's wrong with Eli Manning?"
Depends on who you ask. Over at the Post, they're saying Tom Coughlin said there was far too much blame to go around for Eli to be at fault. Across town at the Daily News, Gary Meyers' column about the situation ran with the headline"Coughlin lays blame on Eli." And over at ESPN, Ohm Youngmisuk wrote that"Coughlin sees improvement in Eli." Go figure.
Honestly, we don't care enough to go back and listen to Coughlin's words and settle this week's New York back page semantics debate. Eli played pretty poorly (even he's not denying that), but there's not much you can do besides shrug it off and try to turn it around after the bye week.
Of course, if he doesn't turn it around people will keep asking about that shoulder." Read more...