Just because another team overpaid a player doesn't mean that Giants fans should just be ok with the way Eli played this year.
Who said any thing about being happy with the way he played? We're talking about how much he is being paid. And again, if we're talking about his pay and play this past season, he only got $9.6m against the cap this past season, and played at about that level.
It is fair to say though. He himself said he is a top 5 QB and he wanted to be paid like one at the time of his signing. He restructured and he knew what he would be making this next year. He absolutely has to play better and yes it's also because if what he will be making.