Giants quarterback Eli Manning, whose plantar fasciitis reportedly has become a stress reaction in his foot and could become a stress fracture, says the bad wheel has nothing to do with his recent performances.
“In the games it doesn’t bother me and I don’t think about it,” Manning said Monday, per the Associated Press. “This
is not something I am overly concerned with. It has
been the same for probably the last three to four weeks, it’s nothing
new. I can go out and practice and do all I need to do. . . .
one of those things that time and rest is probably the biggest thing,” Manning added. “Having the weekend and the bye week and off week helped some.
Time to rest it is helpful. It is not something I think will linger or
After a 5-0 start, the Giants have lost five of six games. In four of the losses, Manning has had poor performances, with passer ratings of 61.0, 47.5, 55.7, and 65.6.
But the Giants can still turn things around, with back-to-back home games against the Cowboys and Eagles coming up in the immediate future.
Even with Manning able to play, it’s an uphill climb to the postseason. Without him, two words will sum up the team’s chances.
“David” and “Carr.”