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McNabb On WFAN: If Eli Has A Bad Year, ‘This Could Be It For Him In New York’

Eli Manning #10 of the New York Giants passes during the first quarter of a preseason game at MetLife Stadium on August 22, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Eli Manning #10 of the New York Giants passes during the first quarter of a preseason game at MetLife Stadium on August 22, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

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NEW YORK (WFAN) — The Giants might have won all their preseason games, but they didn’t exactly look great doing it.

Eli Manning and the first-team offense struggled, and head coach Tom Coughlin and new offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo were clearly frustrated with the lack of production.

With the regular-season opener less than a week away, there are plenty of question marks surrounding the star quarterback and his unit.

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“To me it just seems that Eli’s confused,” former Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb told WFAN co-hosts Joe Benigno and Evan Roberts on Tuesday. “The whole offense is not flowing with the chemistry, and it’s gonna take some time. I think this is a make-or-break year for Eli. If he has another season like he had last year, this could be really it for him in New York.”

The two-time Super Bowl MVP had a nightmarish campaign in 2013, throwing 18 touchdowns to 27 interceptions. Many pointed fingers at the offensive line and a lack of weapons in defending Manning’s poor season, but McNabb believes that the majority of the blame ultimately falls on Manning.

“Percentage-wise, I would say probably it’s about 60-40,” McNabb told Joe & Evan. “And when a quarterback is in the 60-percent range of the turnovers, you don’t really keep your job too long. Somehow, people can say, ‘Eli’s given a pass because  of the two Super Bowls.’ Well in this league, it’s what have you done for me lately? … This could be it for Tom Coughlin, as well, if things don’t go right.”

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