With 9-plus years in the NFL, 4,285 passing yards, 197 passing TDs, two Lombardi Trophies and two Super Bowl MVPs, one would think that Eli Manning’s resume would speak for itself.

But this is New York, so when you combine two straight Giants losses, the fact that Eli hasn’t thrown a TD pass since Week 7 against the Redskins and former Giants QB Phil Simms declaring that Peyton’s younger brother is not “elite,” there is suddenly a need to defend Eli, which is exactly what Craig did this morning…

LISTEN: Defending Eli (11/14)

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