New York Giants: How Eli Manning Goes from Zero to Hero

September 19, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It was the end of the first half and the boos were loud in MetLife Stadium. They weren't, however, aimed at the New York Giants as a team, but at Giants QB Eli Manning.
Manning had just thrown one touchdown and three interceptions during the first half, with the last interception being returned the other way for a touchdown.
But one thing to know about Manning and the Giants is to never count them out. History has taught us why.
Brushing off his rough first half, Manning exploded from the start of the third quarter, leading the Giants to a revival and showcasing just why they are the defending Super Bowl champions. When the final whistle blew, it was Manning and the Giants who stood tall, snatching victory away from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers by a score of 41-34.
Manning finished with a career-high 510 passing yards, and as he was taking a knee to end the game, the Tampa Bay defense plowed into the offensive line of New York, knocking the quarterback to the groun...

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