The biggest player during Sunday’s NFC Championship game just may end up being the weather.
Worry not, Big Blue backers. Eli Manning returned to Giants practice today.
The thought of backup David Carr starting Sunday for All-Pro quarterback Eli Manning is enough to make Giants fans sick.
Tom Coughlin has kept his Giants prepared in whatever way possible. He’s been inspired by Vince Lombardi and John Wooden. Coughlin has even turned to the wisdom of Steve Jobs.
With the Giants comfortably ahead in the closing seconds of the first half, all cornerback Terrell Thomas and the rest of the defense had to do was get through 35 seconds. What’s that three plays? Four plays? Thomas lasted just one.
The Giants’ starting defense already showed it’s going to be the strength of this team in the preseason loss at Carolina, so it’s up to the offense and special teams to raise their level of play Monday night against the Chicago Bears.
Colts quarterback Peyton Manning made things look easy Sunday. Sixteen plays, 10 points, take a breather. Everyone else found out how tough the NFL really can be when you’re not the four-time league MVP – even if it is only the preseason.