Contact Us

Should We Worry about Eli?

When a team only has 5 games at this point in the season, it’s evident that there are many things wrong across the board.

Getty Images

One of the biggest issues with the Giants this year is that even normally-even-keel Eli Manning has had a down year.

The two-time Super MVP has a reputation for making the right decisions in the right moments and with his NFL-leading 20 interceptions, he has not met those expectations this year.

“He’s never been a guy who has had 30 touchdowns, 5 interceptions,” said former Giants quarterback Danny Kanell and current ESPN analyst. “He’s always been willing to take risks, which is great because when he gets hot he gets through the playoffs and wins Super Bowls.

PODCAST: Danny Kanell on 104.5 The Team

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

“But when he’s not, he’ll have games four interceptions or five interceptions. The high interception isn’t that out of the ordinary.

“In the NFL it is so hard to be consistently good, to win year in and year out. That’s why free agency happens, it was meant to even things out to give everybody a chance. It’s just one of those years where Eli has struggled.

In an off-season where the Giants will undoubtedly re-evaluate the contract situation of many starters, Manning should not worry about his job in New York.

“I would not for a second be concerned about his long-term success as a Giants quarterback.”

More from 104.5 The Team

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://1045theteam.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on 104.5 The Team ESPN Radio quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on 104.5 The Team ESPN Radio quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!