How New York Giants Can Salvage What’s Left of the Eli Manning Era

December 3, 2014   ·     ·   Jump to comments

If Eli Manning is still the New York Giants' quarterback of the foreseeable future, there's one thing fans should consider: benching him for the last four games of the 2014 season.
The idea may be shocking to some. Manning has completed passes at a career-high rate this season (63.0), displaying improved decision-making skills in a totally revamped offense under rookie coordinator Ben McAdoo.
But the 3-9 Giants should still bench their starting quarterback—not because of his play, but because he is in imminent danger taking snaps behind the Giants' ragtag offensive line. Already, Manning has weathered 26 sacks and countless hits this season. It would be irresponsible for the franchise to put its most prized investment on the field like a piñata for four more Sundays.
Anyone who has watched a Giants game over the last decade knows Manning gives New York its best chance to win. While some "fans" celebrate losses now that Big Blue's playoff bubble has officiall...

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