The New York Giants Had a Great Win, But…


Published: September 21, 2009

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... up-tempo, you don’t want it in the hands of nobody else but No. 10. He finds a way.”

I thought I’d start this article with that quote, because it summarizes last night’s game pretty well. Eli, once again, found a way, and clinched the 19th fourth-quarter comeback of his career.

He was the leader all Giants fans expect him to be, hung in there down the stretch, and came back home with a win. His numbers also prove his mettle, 25-of-38 for 330 yards. Two TDs and, something very important, no INTs.

Other players to be given due credit are WRs Steve Smith and Mario Manningham, who both looked like studs yesterday, picking their coverage apart, and combining for 20 catches and 284 receiving yards.

Strong safety Kenny Philips also deserves an honorable mention, as he, playing near his best, flew all over the field to make two crucial interceptions, adding to his five tackles on the game.

Now, all that being said, we move on what r...

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