Giants bench Eli Manning

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    Giants bench Eli Manning

    I can see why...just surprised it actually happened.

    Giants bench Eli Manning, Geno Smith will start on Sunday
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    Wow! Hate to see Eli's streak end. Not all his fault, but I see how we got to this point. His two Superbowl runs bought him time, but not enough I suppose.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CincySportsFan View Post
    I can see why...just surprised it actually happened.

    Giants bench Eli Manning, Geno Smith will start on Sunday
    Why? He's been the only person on the team that hasn't quit. He hasn't complained about the terrible offensive line he's had for years, or the awful defenses. He didn't complain when he lost his top three receivers.

    For the first time in years, i won't watch the giants game Sunday. Eli earned the right to finish this crap season. Benching him is a terrible decision. Starting Geno instead of Davis Webb only makes it an even worse decision.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bugatti View Post
    Wow! Hate to see Eli's streak end. Not all his fault, but I see how we got to this point. His two Superbowl runs bought him time, but not enough I suppose.
    This season isn't on Eli.

    It is on McAdoo, Jerry Reese, the defense, the O line, .... injuries have played a role. Eli hasn't been his best, but who could be with the crap he has around him?

    Ive watched every second of every giants game for about 10 years. Through good and bad.... and i won't watch Sunday.

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    Quote Originally Posted by halfback20 View Post
    This season isn't on Eli.

    It is on McAdoo, Jerry Reese, the defense, the O line, .... injuries have played a role. Eli hasn't been his best, but who could be with the crap he has around him?

    Ive watched every second of every giants game for about 10 years. Through good and bad.... and i won't watch Sunday.
    It is painfully obvious that McAdoo is in way over his head.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bugatti View Post
    It is painfully obvious that McAdoo is in way over his head.
    Yes. I admit i was wrong when i said i thought it was a good hire.

    He's been bad. The defense played out of their minds and the occasional OBJ miracle won them 11 games last year. But this year OBJ got hurt and the defense hasn't been nearly as good.

    I'm so disappointed in the organization. Eli is a big reason why they have their last two world titles... He deserves better from them.

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    They gave him the option to start these games to keep his streak going but he said, "There was no point in starting if he wasn't going to finish them and it would cheapen the streak."

    Crap move on the Giants part, IMO.

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    I don't get benching him to start Geno. If they were going to do it to see what they had in Webb, maybe. But Geno? Really? Giants should be ashamed.

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    I'm ashamed of the giants.

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    Wow. Giants fans are revolting.

    The stadium will be full of cowboys fans in two weeks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by halfback20 View Post
    I'm ashamed of the giants.
    Immediately thought of you. Gaints reddit seems to be on the same page as you. This move literally makes no sense.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GrizzlyAdams View Post
    Immediately thought of you. Gaints reddit seems to be on the same page as you. This move literally makes no sense.
    I felt bad for McAdoo before this.

    I don't anymore

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    John Mara released a statement earlier this season, responding to fans wanting McAdoo fired. He basically said McAdoo is our coach and we will evaluate everything after the season.

    The fact that he's willing to do that with McAdoo, a two year head coach who has won nothing with the giants, but not Eli, its a disgrace.

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    Tom Coughlin on @1010XL asked about Eli Manning: "Surprised is not the word. My sentiments are totally with Eli Manning. ... He's a class act, a two-time Super Bowl champ, one of the finest, most humble men in that locker room. ... I was very upset about when I heard that." @ mikegarafolo

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    Former players, former coaches, and every fan I've seen post about this is upset. I can't imagine what John Mara is thinking.

    I hope they get destroyed the rest of this season. I hope no fans show up to their remaining home games.

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