New York Giants Free Agency: Three Reasons Why Eli Manning May Be Dropping Ball

July 30, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The New York Giants have a leader. His name is Eli Manning.
Whether he is shouting out signals behind center or yelling at players on the sideline, Manning is the heart of the Giants offense. That heart, however, has had an irregular beat lately.
While the NFL was frozen in a lockout this summer, Manning was organizing and running walk-through practices with a handful of teammates at a local school.
He has clearly been showing the highly-coveted characteristics of leadership that all sports teams require. He has had the chance to use his standing in the organization to lobby for many things in the past.
When Manning speaks, the organization takes notice, and they begin to pursue whatever option that he has suggested.
In the past week, though, he has not taken advantage of several opportunities to continue that leadership role. He has decided to become inactive in team transactions.
Usually, this is commonplace for your average NFL QB and leader of his tea...

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