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Eli Manning lands at No. 31 in NFL Top 100

Giants quarterback Manning holds the Vince Lombardi Trophy after the Giants defeated the Patriots  in the NFL Super Bowl XLVI football game in Indianapolis Reuters

When NFL Network unveiled its list of the Top 100 players as voted on by their peers last year, one of the biggest subjects of debate was why Eli Manning didn’t make the list. When Manning won the Super Bowl MVP in February, it was obvious that Manning would make the list this year, and he has made it: Manning checks in at No. 31 on this year’s list.

That ranking is already drawing criticism in New York, where some are wondering what more Manning could have done than lead the Giants to another Super Bowl title to get himself into the Top 30.

Among quarterbacks, Manning ranks fifth, a year after he was criticized by some for saying he considers himself one of the Top 5 quarterbacks in the NFL. The Top 30 players haven’t been revealed yet, but it’s obvious from looking at the players whose spots in the Top 100 haven’t come up yet that Aaron Rodgers, Drew Brees and Tom Brady (in some order) will be the top three quarterbacks, and Ben Roethlisberger will be the fourth quarterback ranked ahead of Manning.

The whole Top 100 thing is just supposed to be a fun exercise in seeing how NFL players rate their fellow players, but it’s something for fans to talk about during the offseason. We’re sure PFT Planet will have plenty to say about Manning’s ranking.

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114 Responses to “Eli Manning lands at No. 31 in NFL Top 100”
  1. mikea311 says: Jun 7, 2012 7:37 AM

    who cares, I wouldn’t want have anyone else as my QB.

  2. sportmentary says: Jun 7, 2012 7:38 AM

    I would have put him in the top 10.

  3. ksm31311 says: Jun 7, 2012 7:42 AM

    Who cares what this stupid ranking is because he has won the SB twice while my poor Cowgirls haven’t won a playoff game in 16 years…

    Congrats on your win Eli and the Giants…

  4. chalkruz1989 says: Jun 7, 2012 7:49 AM

    I am sure Eli Manning isn’t looking at his spot on the list and getting upset over it. That’s the common denominator for Eli compared to other quarterbacks, he couldn’t care less about the individual rankings or approval ratings. He has two Super Bowl rings, more than Brees and his brother while tied with draft-mate Ben Roethlisberger. At the end of the day he’s winning in NY, yet the front and back page are the Jets and Tim Tebow. That list is just a popularity contest that is skewed because players are picking teammates and friends, not the actual best players.

  5. nyyjetsknicks says: Jun 7, 2012 7:50 AM

    Eli plays the most important postion in football. He holds the single season record for most TDs in the 4th quarter. He’s a two time super bowl MVP. By my math that ranks him higher than 31st best player in the league.

  6. jjgmrg901 says: Jun 7, 2012 7:51 AM

    This is wonderful. Shows the collective either intelligence or jealousy of the players. Of course we Giant fans could not see the show last night. We were getting ready to see our SUPER BOWL Champions at the White House tomorrow!!! Bart Starr, Terry Bradshaw, Tom Brady with two. Joe Montana with three. Eli with two?? Yep he is not in top ten with players but with GMEN just one of 53 champions

  7. tinkletinkleonyourstar says: Jun 7, 2012 7:53 AM

    as much as i want eli to get the respect he deserves (top 10), the giants play their best when disrespected, so keep it coming.

  8. daisymaytr says: Jun 7, 2012 7:53 AM

    Same problem that’s haunted this entire list. It’s not Top 100 of ALL TIME, it’s top 100 of the previous season. But it seems most players didn’t realise this. In the case of this past season, Eli deserved to be higher. In ALL TIME, no, it’s fair

  9. solomon151 says: Jun 7, 2012 7:55 AM

    sportmentary says:
    Jun 7, 2012 7:38 AM
    I would have put him in the top 10.
    ————————————————–
    I’m sure you would have

  10. bigblue732 says: Jun 7, 2012 7:57 AM

    Dude is an absolute STUD. Everyone can keep saying he’s average and he’ll just keep winning superbowls.

    I bELIeve!

  11. phillybirds says: Jun 7, 2012 7:59 AM

    OMG LIKE HE DESERVES #1 SINCE HE WON THE SUPERBOWL LAST YEAR!!!!!!!

    uhhh not really… this putz is gunna go 8-8 this year with as many turnovers as he has touchdowns.

  12. east96st says: Jun 7, 2012 7:59 AM

    Whatever your opinion of Eli the QB, the one thing you have to say about Eli the man is this won’t effect him in the least. He will go to work, study film, and try to improve his game whether he was number one, number thirty one, or not even on the list. No temper tantrums, no demands for more money to show him “respect”, no going on NFL Network and making empty threats to “show the whole world” he’s better than 31. No matter where you would put him on your list, you have to respect that he’ll work his a** off either way. It’s not about him, it’s about the team. That’s sadly rare nowdays.

  13. joe6ixpack says: Jun 7, 2012 8:00 AM

    I think the only reason Eli is behind Roethlisberger on this list is because his Super Bowl wins and MVPs happened quite some time ago, whereas Roethlisberger’s are more recent.

    wait..

    oh…

    Nevermind… maybe Eli just needs to act like a complete d-bag and assault women.

  14. electionconfidential says: Jun 7, 2012 8:00 AM

    These things always lag. I feel pretty comfortable saying that Eli had a better year than Big Ben this last year, but reputations take a while to build then take a while to deflate. Let’s face it, Peyton came in around 50 without playing. One more good season in 2012 and Eli will start getting his due…

  15. clownsfan says: Jun 7, 2012 8:02 AM

    This list is a joke.

  16. shackdelrio says: Jun 7, 2012 8:03 AM

    What players voted for this? I have seen some players ask the same question on Twitter because they say they weren’t involved in this joke of a list.

  17. enviroman08 says: Jun 7, 2012 8:09 AM

    I would put him ahead of Brady…Manning is getting better every year + in Head to Head competition…Brady can not beat Manning!

  18. fink says: Jun 7, 2012 8:13 AM

    Yes, Eli was the Super Bowl MVP. But before you launch him into the top 5 QB territory (which is getting crowded with the top three slots taken by Rodgers, Brees, and Brady), consider two items:

    Eli was also the QB of a 9-7 team.

    A team that also got swept by the 5-11 Redskins last season.

    A top 10 QB? Maybe.

    Still not a top 5.

  19. agcooney108 says: Jun 7, 2012 8:13 AM

    probably top 15. i’d put jpp above him with the monster year he had

  20. stoogy says: Jun 7, 2012 8:13 AM

    Ben shouldn’t even make the list. If he was the 4th best QB he should of been able to beat the Tim Tebow led donkeys….

  21. MrDraft2012 says: Jun 7, 2012 8:17 AM

    As a Pats fan I’ve now seen him crash our SB party twice.
    As much I hate him 31 is way too low for him. He should be in the top 10.
    The kid can make all the throws and is clutch. I think he’s this low because the players just don’t like him or respect him all that much; for whatever reason.

  22. jackm79 says: Jun 7, 2012 8:18 AM

    I guess you need to be accused of rape to be in the top 30. Twice. BS list.

  23. xxwhodatxx says: Jun 7, 2012 8:19 AM

    Maybe the top 10 in the post season, he was barely average during the reg season.

  24. ilovepizza75 says: Jun 7, 2012 8:23 AM

    Didn’t this list get discredited as soon as Tebow made it? It’s obviously garbage. Why is it still getting reported on?

  25. zaggs says: Jun 7, 2012 8:24 AM

    Didn’t someone on Total Access say the voting was done prior to the superbowl? I don’t think any of the players mentioned the Superbowl though one said how he played in the playoffs.
    But lets see. He beat Rodgers, and he beat Brady (twice). Though Eli just missed out on throwing for 5000 yards, he had the least amount of pass attempts amongst himself, Stafford, Brady and Brees. Give Eli the same attempts as Stafford and Eli would have thrown for 5605 yards, a new record.

  26. jdoberman says: Jun 7, 2012 8:25 AM

    2 words about this so-called Top 100…Who cares?

    This list is a complete waste of time. Don’t watch and won’t watch, got better things to do than to waste 2 hours every Wednesday watching a popularity contest and formers players discuss why they “think” they are ranked there.

    Wake me when there is more RELEVANT news, you know, like ACTUAL football.

  27. kingcarlbanks says: Jun 7, 2012 8:27 AM

    I call bs. Eli is top 10. Who makes this list, the bobble heads at ESPN?

  28. myvickinabox14 says: Jun 7, 2012 8:27 AM

    I’m an Eagles fan and I would take Eli over Big Ben any day of the week. It’s a no brainer.

  29. rjg427 says: Jun 7, 2012 8:28 AM

    As a big Eli Manning fan I would say this ranking was fair…the voting was apparently done last year before the super bowl, and lets face facts…the superbowl performance bumps him up another 10-15 spots, but these players voting didnt know that at the time they voted… Either way, Im proud of our franchise QB and am glad hes on our team! Go Big Blue!

  30. mikea311 says: Jun 7, 2012 8:29 AM

    Yes, Eli was the Super Bowl MVP. But before you launch him into the top 5 QB territory (which is getting crowded with the top three slots taken by Rodgers, Brees, and Brady), consider two items:

    Eli was also the QB of a 9-7 team.

    A team that also got swept by the 5-11 Redskins last season.

    A top 10 QB? Maybe.

    Still not a top 5.

    —————–

    if you are ever asked to take the stand to defend you idiocy, plead the 5th.

  31. darthhitman77 says: Jun 7, 2012 8:29 AM

    Stafford is always being penalized for having Calvin Johnson. FUNNY, considering both Nicks AND Cruz made the top 100 list…JUST SAYIN’. Is consistency too much to ask for here? I guess what Stafford needs is one more WR to make the list OR…Eli’s last name

  32. liamj55 says: Jun 7, 2012 8:30 AM

    I am an Eagles fan and hate shEli but I think he should at least be in the top 20.

  33. truthfactory says: Jun 7, 2012 8:33 AM

    How about because they went 9-7 and the only time he’s “clutch” in the playoffs is when his D steps up huge. In every one of his playoff wins, his D held oposing offenses to at, or under 20 ppg. When they give up more than 20, they lose. A lot of QBs would have playoff success with that kind of D.

    QBs are given way too much credit and blame for playoff wins…

  34. mavajo says: Jun 7, 2012 8:34 AM

    Giants fans are so obnoxious. Every single one of you was screaming for the Giants to get rid of Eli a few years ago. Now you’re all his biggest cheerleaders and you’re mocking the rest of the NFL world for not recognizing his greatness.

    Yawn.

    Eli is very good — borderline elite even, after last year. But 31 sounds about right.

  35. cowboyhater says: Jun 7, 2012 8:40 AM

    Who cares. He still talks like he has a mouth full of sh*t, and is quite the dork.

  36. gpete1962 says: Jun 7, 2012 8:42 AM

    phillybirds says: Jun 7, 2012 7:59 AM

    OMG LIKE HE DESERVES #1 SINCE HE WON THE SUPERBOWL LAST YEAR!!!!!!!

    uhhh not really… this putz is gunna go 8-8 this year with as many turnovers as he has touchdowns
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    Or maybe his ego will be shattered by your prediction it will make Eli-te want to go on rampage and kill some Dogs !!

    The only list Vic will top is Americas most 10 hated and wanted.

  37. gcsuk says: Jun 7, 2012 8:44 AM

    xxwhodatxx says: Jun 7, 2012 8:19 AM

    Maybe the top 10 in the post season, he was barely average during the reg season.
    ———————————————————————-
    2011 Regular Season for Eli Manning
    Passing Yards – 4933 (rank 4th)
    YPG – 308.3 (rank 5th)
    Completions – 359 (rank 4th)
    Completion % – 61% (rank 13th)
    TDs – 29 (rank 6th)
    INTs – 16 (rank 9th)
    QB Rating – 92.9 (rank 7th)

    Since “average” for a starting NFL QB would be somewhere around 16th, I hardly see how Eli’s regular season stats qualify as “average”.

  38. bullcharger says: Jun 7, 2012 8:45 AM

    First you have to rank the QBs and then see where they fit in the top 100. He can’t rank ahead of Rodgers, Brady, Brees, but you could make the argument he should be ahead of Roethlisberger.

    I would have put him in the top 20, but not the top 10.

  39. hyzers says: Jun 7, 2012 8:46 AM

    I’d still rather have Stafford.

  40. ceschatz says: Jun 7, 2012 8:48 AM

    This ranking was more than fair. Just because he has two SB’s does not make him elite. Remember, Trent Dilfer also has a ring. Eli gets bailed out by his defense every time and then steals all the credit. The NY offense produced a whole whopping 7 points in the 49′s game and only won because of one person handing the ball over twice on special teams. Eli or his vagiants did nothing to deserve to even go to that SB. The guy is average at best, but since its a team sport and he is surrounded with talent, he looks better than he really is.

  41. taintedlombardis says: Jun 7, 2012 8:57 AM

    Dude’s a bamma. Him and Little Ben get way too much credit for their defence’s accomplishments (for the steelers, don’t forget the refs, don’t want to shaft them their due).

    Never forget that without faking injuriez, the Giants don’t even make the playoffs…

  42. deepthreat says: Jun 7, 2012 9:00 AM

    gcsuk says:Jun 7, 2012 8:44 AM

    xxwhodatxx says: Jun 7, 2012 8:19 AM

    Maybe the top 10 in the post season, he was barely average during the reg season.
    ———————————————————————-
    2011 Regular Season for Eli Manning
    Passing Yards – 4933 (rank 4th)
    YPG – 308.3 (rank 5th)
    Completions – 359 (rank 4th)
    Completion % – 61% (rank 13th)
    TDs – 29 (rank 6th)
    INTs – 16 (rank 9th)
    QB Rating – 92.9 (rank 7th)

    Since “average” for a starting NFL QB would be somewhere around 16th, I hardly see how Eli’s regular season stats qualify as “average”.
    _________________________________

    OK… Better than average but not great.

  43. anon5121 says: Jun 7, 2012 9:00 AM

    Eli Manning belongs in the Top 10. End of story. You can’t convince any informed fan that there are 30 players better than the reigning 2x SB MVP.

    At the absolute worst, Top 20. The disrespect and ignorance towards a player of Eli Manning’s calibre with that resume is baffling. This NFL Network Top 100 show has been brutal. A complete waste.

    The biggest joke might be NFL Network’s attempt to save face with the headline, “Redemption”. Lol. Try, “Disrespect”

  44. packersbound says: Jun 7, 2012 9:14 AM

    He is not an eltite quarterback or top 10 in the regular season but he is top 5 in only Super Bowl history. He is the most respectful!

  45. jgedgar70 says: Jun 7, 2012 9:20 AM

    Eli is one QB too low on the list. Ben will be too high, wherever he’s ranked.

    What this list does is shed a little bit of light on how guys get Pro Bowl nods. If you have 2 or 3 great years in a row, your reputation will keep you on top 100 lists and in Pro Bowls the rest of your career, no matter how far down you slide. Rodgers, Brady, Brees the top 5 QBs? Fine. Eli should be 4th and Cam Newton should be 5th. Ben didn’t do anything last year. Eli equaled Ben’s ring total and Cam set every rookie QB record there is. So Eli and Cam are underrated, in my opinion.

  46. threedeep1998 says: Jun 7, 2012 9:31 AM

    Manning Rules but when this list puts Kuhn ahead of Lynch and leaves out a guy like Percy Harvin it’s hard to take seriously

  47. gimmeabruschi says: Jun 7, 2012 9:33 AM

    The players watch the SB too.

    They saw Asante Samuel’s drop.

    They saw Tyree’s fluke catch.

    They saw Welker drop a ball that hit him squarely in both hands.

    With these things in mind, they have voted appropriately.

  48. xxwhodatxx says: Jun 7, 2012 9:37 AM

    gcsuk says:
    Jun 7, 2012 8:44 AM
    xxwhodatxx says: Jun 7, 2012 8:19 AM

    Maybe the top 10 in the post season, he was barely average during the reg season.
    ———————————————————————-
    2011 Regular Season for Eli Manning
    Passing Yards – 4933 (rank 4th)
    YPG – 308.3 (rank 5th)
    Completions – 359 (rank 4th)
    Completion % – 61% (rank 13th)
    TDs – 29 (rank 6th)
    INTs – 16 (rank 9th)
    QB Rating – 92.9 (rank 7th)

    Since “average” for a starting NFL QB would be somewhere around 16th, I hardly see how Eli’s regular season stats qualify as “average”.

    ———–

    I like stats also but they don’t tell the whole story.

  49. mixjuan says: Jun 7, 2012 9:38 AM

    The only injustice I see here is that Eli is rated lower than Big Ben. Ben is a joke

  50. bigbluenationdb says: Jun 7, 2012 9:44 AM

    Eli is entering the prime of his career with two super bowl rings already. He is only going to get better and finally having a solid receiving core which is only going to allow him to put up even better numbers.

    Personally I would have ranked him second behind Brady.

    Rodgers and Brees play in pass happy offenses where they throw the ball 50 times a game. NY is going to be run first team when their backs are healthy.

    I don’t see how Big Ben is rated above Eli. He may have two Super Bowl rings but he hasn’t even been the best QB on the field in those games. In the first win by Big Ben his WR threw for more yards then him. He doesn’t even have an MVP to his name and he has played in a far worse division his entire career.

    But who cares about this ranking. At the end of the day Eli has two rings. One more then Rodgers and Breese. He has already went to Lambo twice and beat the Packers in the playoffs. He is tied for the most playoff road wins in the history of the NFL. What more can he do?

    Last but not least, no other QB in the NFL has had to deal with more critism and expectation then him. Not only does he play in NY the largest media outlet in the world. He is the younger brother to one of the greatest QBs to ever play the game. Rodgers, Brees or Big Ben doesn’t have that pressure on them.

  51. bigbluecrew420 says: Jun 7, 2012 9:48 AM

    The players voted BEFORE the playoffs. Once I found that out I lost ALL interest in the list.

    It should have been called Top 100 of the regular season in 2012.

  52. bigbluenationdb says: Jun 7, 2012 9:51 AM

    @ceschantz – did you not watch the 49ers playoff game in Candlestick. The weather was terrible, Eli was sacked like 9 times, knocked down something like close to 20 times. He threw for over 300 yards and when it matter he made a throw to Manningham that only a handful of QBs could make. He didn’t turn the ball over one time while he was getting drilled time after time.

    Had the Giants seconday not blown two plays covering Davis that game wouldn’t have even been close.

    People can hate all they want. Eli is only going to get better entering the prime of his career. He has a solid 5 years left. When it is all said and done his numbers will be in the top 10 in the history of the game and at a minimum he will have two RINGS and two Super Bowl MVPS to go with it.

  53. nfl fan says: Jun 7, 2012 9:53 AM

    deepthreat says:
    Jun 7, 2012 9:00 AM
    gcsuk says:Jun 7, 2012 8:44 AM

    xxwhodatxx says: Jun 7, 2012 8:19 AM

    Maybe the top 10 in the post season, he was barely average during the reg season.
    ———————————————————————-
    2011 Regular Season for Eli Manning
    Passing Yards – 4933 (rank 4th)
    YPG – 308.3 (rank 5th)
    Completions – 359 (rank 4th)
    Completion % – 61% (rank 13th)
    TDs – 29 (rank 6th)
    INTs – 16 (rank 9th)
    QB Rating – 92.9 (rank 7th)

    Since “average” for a starting NFL QB would be somewhere around 16th, I hardly see how Eli’s regular season stats qualify as “average”.
    _________________________________

    OK… Better than average but not great.
    _________________________________
    Really? Let’s look again. In his career, he has 21 4th Quarter Comebacks & 25 GAME WINNING DRIVES.

    But since the NFL Network Top 100 is (or should be) only about 2011, let’s focus only on the facts:

    Phila 4th Qtr Comeback & Game Winning Drive
    ARI 4th Qtr Comeback & Game Winning Drive
    BUF Game Winning Drive
    MIA 4th Qtr Comeback & Game Winning Drive
    NE 4th Qtr Comeback & Game Winning Drive
    Dal 4th Qtr Comeback & Game Winning Drive
    SF 4th Qtr Comeback & Game Winning Drive
    NE 4th Qtr Comeback & Game Winning Drive

  54. timentideblog says: Jun 7, 2012 9:56 AM

    Ranking top 100 NFL players is a media thing, they like to feel needed. Ill take Eli over Big Ben any day of the week and twice on Sunday. Big Premi-donna is already a “as ben”. Pun intended.

  55. bigbluecrew420 says: Jun 7, 2012 9:57 AM

    Phillybirds

    OMG LIKE HE DESERVES #1 SINCE HE WON THE SUPERBOWL LAST YEAR!!!!!!!

    uhhh not really… this putz is gunna go 8-8 this year with as many turnovers as he has touchdowns.

    ————————————————–

    Yeah man your right. He sucks. I bet he gets cut. 

    Your football knowledge is second to none.

    Just LOOK at how bad this guy is…

    2× Pro Bowl (2008, 2011)
    2× Super Bowl champion (XLII, XLVI)
    2× Super Bowl MVP (XLII, XLVI)
    2× NFC Champion (2007, 2011)
    *NFL Record most 4th quarter touchdown passes in a season (15)
    *Tied NFL Record longest pass completion and touchdown (99 yards)
    *NFL Record most road playoff wins by a quarterback (5)
    *Tied NFL Record most game-winning drives in a season (8)
    *Most road wins in a single regular season and postseason by a starting quarterback (10)
    *Most passing yards in a single postseason (1219 yards)

    * = NFL RECORD

    Don’t worry, u don’t sound like a bitter bitter bitter Philly fan at all. 

  56. trefkennedy says: Jun 7, 2012 10:00 AM

    I wonder how everyone will react when Romo wins his 1st ring, and Romo will win a superbowl ring, it’s funny how the media, at the end of every season creates the angle for romo and “His quest to win at the end of the season and post season”

  57. bigbluecrew420 says: Jun 7, 2012 10:13 AM

    Hey fink

    Yes, Eli was the Super Bowl MVP. But before you launch him into the top 5 QB territory (which is getting crowded with the top three slots taken by Rodgers, Brees, and Brady), consider two items:

    Eli was also the QB of a 9-7 team.

    A team that also got swept by the 5-11 Redskins last season.

    A top 10 QB? Maybe.

    Still not a top 5.

    ——————————————-

    You forgot that he SWEPT New England and Dallas.

    Keep hating.

    It’s funny.

    (and old)

  58. heyooo says: Jun 7, 2012 10:13 AM

    ceschatz says:
    Jun 7, 2012 8:48 AM
    This ranking was more than fair. Just because he has two SB’s does not make him elite. Remember, Trent Dilfer also has a ring. Eli gets bailed out by his defense every time and then steals all the credit. The NY offense produced a whole whopping 7 points in the 49′s game and only won because of one person handing the ball over twice on special teams. Eli or his vagiants did nothing to deserve to even go to that SB. The guy is average at best, but since its a team sport and he is surrounded with talent, he looks better than he really is.

    ——————————————————

    Did you even watch the NFC championship game? The Giants offense scored 14 points not 7, the same as the 49ers. The rest were field goals for both teams. You can harp all you want on the Kyle Williams fumbles, but Alex Smith was not going to get it done at the end of that game. 12/26 on passes and 1/13 on third downs the whole game? The 49ers would have needed to get a turnover and then rely on an Akers field goal. Funny how everyone would have been fine with the 49ers winning on special teams play and turnovers, but when the Giants do it then it’s not fair. By the way, the Giants defense was terrible for most of the year and Eli had to come from behind in the 4th quarter many times to win. So no, the defense didn’t bail him out and he didn’t steal all the credit. Trent Dilfer never could have done that and he never could have made that throw to Manningham on the sideline. Nice try though.

  59. rjg427 says: Jun 7, 2012 10:15 AM

    bigbluenationdb–totally agree with you…what these morons fail to realize is the fact that the Giants ARE a run-first team, despite the fact that they havent been successful at it as of late..how many times last year did they run the ball on 1st and 2nd downs for negative yardage, and then eli made a clutch throw to get the 1st down on 3rd and long..Brees and Rodgers are ALL about stats, and for that, that doesnt make them the better player..two years ago when eli threw 25 INTs and was questioned if he even was worth starting in the NFL, brees had thrown 22INTS, but no one said a word because of all the meaningless extra yards he throws for..bottom line in a clutch situation I would take Eli over any of these guys

  60. jjgmrg901 says: Jun 7, 2012 10:20 AM

    Hey Eagle fans can you show us your SuperBowl Trophy case?

  61. xxsweepthelegxx says: Jun 7, 2012 10:21 AM

    jjgmrg901 says:
    Jun 7, 2012 7:51 AM
    This is wonderful. Shows the collective either intelligence or jealousy of the players. Of course we Giant fans could not see the show last night. We were getting ready to see our SUPER BOWL Champions at the White House tomorrow!!! Bart Starr, Terry Bradshaw, Tom Brady with two. Joe Montana with three. Eli with two?? Yep he is not in top ten with players but with GMEN just one of 53 champions

    ________________

    Clearly amongst your “Caldwell” like stash in your basement lies all the stolen SB rings you’re not accounting for…. I’d check up on your ring counts my friend.

  62. CKL says: Jun 7, 2012 10:21 AM

    Even if they voted BEFORE the playoffs, Eli should have been ahead of BR. Either way, BR certainly didn’t help his case in the playoffs this year while Eli did.

    I love anything NFL (except fantasy football) but my goodness, once I saw McNabb on this list last year all it convinced me of was that even players shouldn’t be voting on the ProBowl.

  63. barrywhererufrom says: Jun 7, 2012 10:24 AM

    Boy I wonder if Eli didnt have that great defensive line how many Super Bowls he would of won..to utter him in the same sentence as Montana(81) and Brady (2001) is upsurd..I bracket the teams that had no right going and winning the Super Bowl next to their names. Last year agains the 49ers in the Championship Game their were two game changing interceptions that were dropped. Plus Mr. Williams was the MVP of that game. Finally I will say that the Giants have the right formula to win those Superbowls..Hit Brady again and again..Keep it close and they found a way to pull the game out. Let me know when Eli lights some team up like Montana did in 89 against the Broncos in the Super Bowl..He is a good QB..just remember Jim Plunkett won two Super Bowls..I live in New York specially(NYC) so I am not a New York hater at all. Just like the truth to come out..

  64. mike bonserio says: Jun 7, 2012 10:26 AM

    darthhitman77 says:
    Jun 7, 2012 8:29 AM
    Stafford is always being penalized for having Calvin Johnson. FUNNY, considering both Nicks AND Cruz made the top 100 list…JUST SAYIN’. Is consistency too much to ask for here? I guess what Stafford needs is one more WR to make the list OR…Eli’s last name

    ————————————-

    NO, what Stafford needs is to stay healthy and play a full season. Last year was the like the one time he did that. Eli has never missed a game, hows that for being consistant!!!!!!

  65. jonasgrumbyoftx says: Jun 7, 2012 10:27 AM

    Personally, I am NO fan of Eli’s. And . . .I think he isn’t quite as good as the other QBs ahead of him listed above (though I think he’s a bit better than Rothlisberger). However, his accomplishments should rank him higher than this. He won the SB with a decidedly average team. That’s a HELL of an accomplishment.

  66. barrywhererufrom says: Jun 7, 2012 10:27 AM

    @trekkeendy-If Miles Austin knew had to adjust to a pass against the Giants last year at home the Cowboys would of made the playoffs and the Giants would of been home..and if the Cowboys had a great defensive line like the Giants, Romo would of won his Super Bowl already..If football was about having the best QB on the field then guess what Dan Fouts would have a ring and so would Marino..

  67. taintedlombardis says: Jun 7, 2012 10:32 AM

    4th quarter comebacks is one of the dumbest statistics.to track. Too arbitrary and team dependent. But it makes for a good storyline for the press, so slurp it up lemmings!

  68. trephi says: Jun 7, 2012 10:33 AM

    gimmeabruschi says:
    Jun 7, 2012 9:33 AM
    The players watch the SB too.

    They saw Asante Samuel’s drop.

    They saw Tyree’s fluke catch.

    They saw Welker drop a ball that hit him squarely in both hands.

    With these things in mind, they have voted appropriately.

    I couldnt care less where Eli ranks on what is. an essentially irrelevant list. What i DO love are statements like these that remind me that some Pats fans are still CRAZY bitter about getting beat TWICE by Eli and the Giants in the SB. You can feel the burning disappointment in every whiny statement that still make excuses for losses (even ones that happened 5 years ago) instead of giving credit where credit is due. I know im generalizing cause a lot of Pats fans are rational and CAN admit it..but its the fans that will never get over it like THESE that just warm our Giants’ fans hearts during these slow offseasons. So..thanks again, gimme.

  69. 49erstim says: Jun 7, 2012 10:36 AM

    I respect the heck out of Eli. Dude made me a believer. That 9er D stroked him!…and he came back for more! When he got up with 5lbs of Candlestick grass in his mask and had that confident look he earned my respect.

    I can’t argue his placement in the list merely because the whole list is a joke. It is supposed to be a projection of what players will be the best in 2012, but they made the list before the Super Bowl? Did they account for any of the playoffs?

    If I’m a Giants fan I want Eli to feel disrespected. He seems to play better when thats the case.

  70. canesgiants says: Jun 7, 2012 10:37 AM

    a lot of jealousy out there–keep hating on eli. i love this whole thing that the defense bails him out every year. u people need to watch more games. not only did HE BAIL out the D the whole year he had the last ranked running game and until the jets game the defense was AWFUL.

    i didnt know u needed to blowout teams in the super bowl. hate to break it to u guy but noone remembers the score they just remember who won. and whens the last superbowl winner that didnt have a great qb, or a great d or a great wr.

  71. canesgiants says: Jun 7, 2012 10:38 AM

    its like–hes only a good coach because he has a good qb and a great def line. u people are probably the same people that say phil jackson and pat reilly arent any good because they coach the best.

  72. bigblue5611 says: Jun 7, 2012 10:41 AM

    Funny thing is everybody kisses Brady and Rogers ass all day and night. Yet both were HORRENDOUS in the playoffs when it matter most. Brady was god awful against the Ravens and Rogers atrocious against the Giants.

    Eli was near flawless in 4 playoff wins and Super Bowl MVP. Right now, ELi is the best BIG game QB in the NFL and that is not up for debate

  73. bigbluefan1 says: Jun 7, 2012 10:42 AM

    First lets remember this is a player vote the same players that get in the car and drive drunk when they have a free taxi service from the NFL.

    Lets also remember that the players are picking who they like so and we know that most players who do not play in NY wish they did because they have a much larger market to make money away from the game.

    Last but far from least
    Eli will be there on opening day when the banner is raised not ben not tom not erin or drew.

    Yes Eli had a great pair of WR one an undrafted FA who admits he learned all he knows from Eli.

  74. bigbluefan1 says: Jun 7, 2012 10:45 AM

    Phillybirds

    OMG LIKE HE DESERVES #1 SINCE HE WON THE SUPERBOWL LAST YEAR!!!!!!!

    uhhh not really… this putz is gunna go 8-8 this year with as many turnovers as he has touchdowns.

    _________________________________

    Another bitter philly fan
    Eli also holds the current record for QB starts in the NFL
    Whats the over under on Vick this year for games played 7?
    Enjoy your empty trophy case

  75. giantsfanlewis says: Jun 7, 2012 10:49 AM

    Barrywhereufrom. Where is Brady without the great ne defense and veniteri? Didn’t Brady threw no tds and 2 picks vs the ravens in a game the pats won? Every great qb has a great team around him or else he has a peyton manning career. Yes eli has a great d line but the pats have one of the greatest tight end and a defense that was good at getting take aways.

    Fink.

    Yes the giants went 9-7 but faced the packers, saints, 49ers, pats and eagles in a 5 week span. That’s the 4 top teams in the NFL plus a division rival that we almost never sweep. We got revenge on the packers and 49ers in the playoffs and swept the pats including the superbowl win.

    And yes the skins swept us. They are a division rival. The bucs were 2-12 when they beat the undefeated saints in 09. These things happen in divisions. But only true NFL fans know that.

  76. bigbluefan1 says: Jun 7, 2012 10:50 AM

    gimmeabruschi says:Jun 7, 2012 9:33 AM

    The players watch the SB too.

    They saw Asante Samuel’s drop.

    They saw Tyree’s fluke catch.

    They saw Welker drop a ball that hit him squarely in both hands.

    With these things in mind, they have voted appropriately
    _______________________________
    Tyree’s fluke catch was 5 years ago.
    This was a list of the best of last year
    WOW

  77. FinFan68 says: Jun 7, 2012 10:54 AM

    In mundane game situations Eli is slightly better than average…but when it comes down to clutch situations with the game on the line he is probably the best in the league. He hasn’t really (in SBs) put together big drives with precision passes and the look of competence, but he has made some ridiculous plays and got it done. It is easy to “disrespect” Eli due to his personality and the way he plays in a typical game, but it is hard to deny his ability and knack for winning big games.

  78. barrywhererufrom says: Jun 7, 2012 10:59 AM

    Again if anyone on here thinks the Pats had an elite defense last year you are really clueless..again Welker’s catches that pass..game over..same thing with Assante Samuel..let’s be real..the MVP of 07 Super Bowl were the Giants D Line..You think if Brady had that defenese he would not of won that game? Those guys are the MVP’s..and not every Super Bowl winning team has a dominant defenive line..you guys just like at the QB and say well they won and now they are better..not the case…get a clue!

  79. mikelou111 says: Jun 7, 2012 10:59 AM

    @bigblue5611, your post absolutely nails it. Here is Brady and Rodgers stinking it up in the playoffs and Eli Manning playing near flawless football with pure GUTS and DETERMINATION and he is 31?!! I can’t even stomach Big Ben going higher. That makes zero sense. Blow this ratings show up. It’s a joke.

    I’d like to know when these players submit their votes. If it’s before the playoffs and SB, NFLN needs to take a ton of criticism.

  80. wlubake says: Jun 7, 2012 11:02 AM

    @barrywhereufrom:

    You want Eli to “light it up”? Let’s look at the last few SB winning QB’s post seasons:

    Roethlisburger (2008):

    230 yds/gm; 3 TDs; 1 INT; 60.7% completion

    Brees (2009):

    244 yds/gm; 8 TDs; 0 INT; 70.6% completion

    Rodgers (2010):

    273.5 yds/gm; 9 TDs; 2 INT; 68.2% completion

    Manning (2011):

    304.75 yds/gm; 9 TDs; 1 INT; 65% completion

    Manning certainly lit it up as well as any of these other guys when it came to big time games. And since you mention Brady and Montanna, their numbers:

    Brady (2001):

    190.67 yds/gm; 1 TD; 1 INT; 61.9% completion

    Montana (1988):

    284.33 yds/gm; 8 TD; 1 INT; 62.2%

    Of final note, of the above playoff performances, only 2 of these QBs were on teams that did not earn a first round bye. They are Rodgers (2010) and Manning (2011). So to say that Manning won on the coattails of a superior team is a little odd. His defense ranked in the bottom five the in the regular season and his rushing attack was dead last.

    You just can’t argue with what the guy did last year. Even the fantasy guys have to be happy with a near 5,000 yard passing season.

    Sorry guys, he’s easily a top 10 guy from last year.

  81. inthearex says: Jun 7, 2012 11:02 AM

    @phillybirds. Your just stupid. Tell me how hard it is For your team to defend the title. Oh wait you can’t. Since they never won. Ever. You wish you had someone as clutch as Eli. Haterade is delicious isn’t it?

  82. bigblue5611 says: Jun 7, 2012 11:12 AM

    Brady is actually the most-overrated QB in football. He was shut-down in both Super Bowls against Giants putting up a “big” 14 and 17 points. And the only good game he had was against a horrendous Carolina Panther team. His first Super Bowl he was awful and was lucky to get there with the worst call in playoff history against Raiders- total fumble and fluke win

    Brady is old and very average padding his stats against the the god awful AFC East

  83. giantsfanlewis says: Jun 7, 2012 11:23 AM

    Barry. Tom Brady has not won a sb since new englands great defense left. The defense that shut down the greatest show on turf. Hell if anything eli is exactly like Brady used to be. Good enough to get the points to win but has a great defense. Until 2007 Brady hadn’t thrown for more then 30 tds in a season. Bill b decided he wanted offense and now he can’t seem to win the sb. Offensive teams don’t win the superbowl. Ask Marino, peyton, brees, and even rodgers. Peyton and brees are two of the “golden standard” of qbs of our generation. But have the same number of sbs combined as eli and have both been in the leauge longer. And the packers defense was lights out during his playoff run. So yea eli has a great defense but so did Brady and when peyton won it all so did he. Defense wins championships. Not pretty boys like Brady

  84. giantsfanlewis says: Jun 7, 2012 11:28 AM

    O Barry also had it not been for bradys team he’s not even in the sb. 2 picks and no tds doesn’t get you a win unless your team is great around you. If Brady had no defense like u said he would not have won that ravens game

  85. brenenostler says: Jun 7, 2012 11:34 AM

    Two Super Bowl wins in the last five years….

    Why are Big Ben, Brady, Brees, and Rodgers still better?

  86. giantsfanlewis says: Jun 7, 2012 11:35 AM

    Gimmeabruschi

    Didn’t the pats need just about that many lucky plays to when make the sb this year. A dropped td, a defense that kept them in the game when Brady was playing like trash and a misses 20 yard field goal. Don’t give me the luck bs. New England has been living off of luck since the tuck rule

  87. gcsuk says: Jun 7, 2012 11:36 AM

    xxwhodatxx says: Jun 7, 2012 9:37 AM

    gcsuk says:
    Jun 7, 2012 8:44 AM
    xxwhodatxx says: Jun 7, 2012 8:19 AM

    Maybe the top 10 in the post season, he was barely average during the reg season.
    ———————————————————————-
    2011 Regular Season for Eli Manning
    Passing Yards – 4933 (rank 4th)
    YPG – 308.3 (rank 5th)
    Completions – 359 (rank 4th)
    Completion % – 61% (rank 13th)
    TDs – 29 (rank 6th)
    INTs – 16 (rank 9th)
    QB Rating – 92.9 (rank 7th)

    Since “average” for a starting NFL QB would be somewhere around 16th, I hardly see how Eli’s regular season stats qualify as “average”.

    ———–

    I like stats also but they don’t tell the whole story.
    ——————————————————————-
    You’re right. Stats DON’T tell the whole story. Like how many 4th Quarter comebacks Eli engineered when his team was behind (that means the DEFENSE gave up the lead). How many 4th Quarter TDs he threw (15) when his team absolutely needed them. How he placed he ball where ONLY Mario Manningham could catch it, between 2 closing defenders.
    Eli makes everyone around him better. I would guess that, in a heartbeat, Philly and Dallas fans would trade their teams QB for Eli Manning.

  88. gcsuk says: Jun 7, 2012 11:39 AM

    barrywhererufrom says: Jun 7, 2012 10:59 AM

    Again if anyone on here thinks the Pats had an elite defense last year you are really clueless..again Welker’s catches that pass..game over..same thing with Assante Samuel..let’s be real..the MVP of 07 Super Bowl were the Giants D Line..You think if Brady had that defenese he would not of won that game? Those guys are the MVP’s..and not every Super Bowl winning team has a dominant defenive line..you guys just like at the QB and say well they won and now they are better..not the case…get a clue!
    ———————————————————————-

    If, if, if… IT DIDN’T HAPPEN!!!!! If Cundiff makes that kick, then the Pats don’t even GO to the SB last year. Conveniently forgot that one, didn’t you?

  89. trollaikman8 says: Jun 7, 2012 11:41 AM

    As a Cowboy fan and Eli loather, I think he should be top 20 easily.

  90. mullman7675 says: Jun 7, 2012 11:47 AM

    Too low. Eli smoked the pats for the second time in 2011. He is a Top 10 player in the league and should rank ahead of roethlisberger, at least.

  91. therealsmiley says: Jun 7, 2012 11:49 AM

    QBs always get too much credit when it comes to winning Super Bowls. The Giants won the Super Bowl…not just Eli Mannning. He belongs in the top 15 players for 2011….and by that..I mean 15th. Hail!

  92. kurb21 says: Jun 7, 2012 11:54 AM

    As a Patriots fan, no one respects Eli more than me. He has been clutch in the biggest situations football can throw at him.

    However, I think the reason he is as “low” as he is, is due to his underwhelming stats over the course of his career. Their team is never dominating in the regular season, and he also threw 25 INT’s in 2010. So, if he becomes a little more “successful” overall, in regards to stats and regular season wins, he will be ranked higher.

    That said, you cannot argue with two wins against the Patriots and Tom Brady in the SB and one regular season win in New England. The guy is great. I still love Brady though.

  93. barrywhererufrom says: Jun 7, 2012 11:59 AM

    Brady NEVER had a great defense..again let me know who that great defensive lineman that Brady had on defense..lets see who do you double team on the Giants D line..actually you cant..Brady had a great defensive mind as his head coach..Funny thing even with even with him getting knocked around in 07 he led his team to go ahead td late in the fourth QT. The next possession samuel drops the pick and Tyree makes the improbable catch..last year Welker catches that pass and the game is over..now you really think that Eli dominated in those games? If he did how was the game so close? Let’s be real. Eli had some clutch moments..but to call him in the class of Montana and Brady is moronic..Dan Fouts, Dan Marino are with those guys..I look at Eli like I do Jim Plunkett..a winning QB but not a Hall of Famer..at this moment..I could be wrong down the road but I think players who play the game, which we dont seam to think that Eli is not a great QB either…

  94. barrywhererufrom says: Jun 7, 2012 12:02 PM

    and to giantsfanlewis..actually if Lee Evans catches that easy TD pass Brady doesnt win..and dont get me started about the dopey field goal too..Brady had that game won..

  95. marcg1957 says: Jun 7, 2012 1:05 PM

    Eli should have been in the top 10.

  96. illbillgiantz4lif says: Jun 7, 2012 1:10 PM

    Eli took a beating against the 49ers and never lost his cool…actually, when has he ever lost his cool. No matter what, he shakes it off and plays football.

  97. giantsfanlewis says: Jun 7, 2012 1:14 PM

    Bb had a great defensive mind and took over a team that still had the core unit from the superbowl just years earlier. Tom didn’t have the ravens game in the bag. He was the reason the game was as close as it was. Every team ny beat in the playoffs had drops. What’s that mean? Maybe the giants hit hard and got in there heads. Does that mean eli is great because his recievers have lead the leauge in drops many years that he’s been the starter? Also the pass to welker was poorly placed by Brady and a tough catch. The pass yo Mario was 500x easier of a catch. But since you wanna talk about ifs well if veniteri misses one kick bb and tom are nothing. If the refs played fair the pats wpuldnt even have seen a super bowl. Again ne had a great defense. Second in turn overs and 4th in a stat that matters. Points allowed, something ny was 27th in. All ny had was a d line. We had arron Ross as our second corner and prince a rookie in third. We had mote d backs injured then most have stocked on the depth charts. We picked up blackburn the week before the superbowl. Our defense was pieced together with misfits. We had the worst running game in the leauge. Your basing defense off of yards allowed, yards mean nothing. If they ment anything brees and manning would be in the sb every year. Points are all that matters. Get your facts straight berry

  98. youdownwithjpp says: Jun 7, 2012 1:52 PM

    fink says:
    Jun 7, 2012 8:13 AM
    Yes, Eli was the Super Bowl MVP. But before you launch him into the top 5 QB territory (which is getting crowded with the top three slots taken by Rodgers, Brees, and Brady), consider two items:

    Eli was also the QB of a 9-7 team.

    A team that also got swept by the 5-11 Redskins last season.

    A top 10 QB? Maybe.

    Still not a top 5.

    ——————————————

    It’s not his fault, Eli can’t play defense as well as offense. Think about this:

    Giants Offense were 9th overall in PPG — 5th overall in Passing YPG — While finishing dead last in rushing.

    Giants D ranked 25th in PPG allowed.

    It seems to me that Eli and his receivers carried the team. If the Giants didn’t have Eli they could of easily finished below 500, with all the injuries they had.

  99. thehouseofho says: Jun 7, 2012 2:00 PM

    barrywhererufrom says:
    Jun 7, 2012 11:59 AM
    Brady NEVER had a great defense..again let me know who that great defensive lineman that Brady had on defense..lets see who do you double team on the Giants D line..actually you cant..Brady had a great defensive mind as his head coach..Funny thing even with even with him getting knocked around in 07 he led his team to go ahead td late in the fourth QT. The next possession samuel drops the pick and Tyree makes the improbable catch..last year Welker catches that pass and the game is over..now you really think that Eli dominated in those games? If he did how was the game so close? Let’s be real. Eli had some clutch moments..but to call him in the class of Montana and Brady is moronic..Dan Fouts, Dan Marino are with those guys..I look at Eli like I do Jim Plunkett..a winning QB but not a Hall of Famer..at this moment..I could be wrong down the road but I think players who play the game, which we dont seam to think that Eli is not a great QB either…
    =====
    Uh…the 2004 Patriots only allowed 260 points the entire season and were second in total defense that year. I’d say that’s a great defense.

  100. Mr. Wright 212 says: Jun 7, 2012 3:27 PM

    lmao the sick joke continues… Eli shrugs it off and goes back to work. He doesn’t care, nor should we Giants fans.

  101. judsonjr says: Jun 7, 2012 4:59 PM

    My problem with this year’s Manning is that he was very mediocre in the 2nd half of both the Packer and 49er game. However, if you read the press clippings you’d think he was flawless in both.

    Now I am a Packer fan and the same thing happened in 2010 with Rogers. He (and the Packer Offense) were terrible in the 2nd half of the 2010 NFCCG. However, it’s completely overlooked because of the outcome.

    Really it’s a problem of mediocre journalism, it seems like most game analysis boils down to: 1. Look at who won/lost, 2. look at box score, 3. watch 2 minutes of game highlights. If you look good in those 3 areas, you will be god.

  102. skippyx says: Jun 8, 2012 12:05 AM

    Does Steve Weatherford make the top 100 if Eli should be top 10 or 20?

    In the SB he had 3 awesome punts downed at the 4, 6, and 8 plus another that should have been downed at the 2. His first punt set up the safety.

    He had to punt 12 times in SF and averaged 40+ net with 2 inside the 20s and a pair of turnovers.

  103. ksm31311 says: Jun 8, 2012 8:57 AM

    trefkennedy says:
    Jun 7, 2012 10:00 AM
    I wonder how everyone will react when Romo wins his 1st ring, and Romo will win a superbowl ring, it’s funny how the media, at the end of every season creates the angle for romo and “His quest to win at the end of the season and post season”

    —————————

    I am a Cowboys fan since 1969 and Romo will never win the SB; at least not as a starter for Dallas.

    Now if he gets a back-up gig in GB, NYG or PIT then maybe…

  104. giantsfanlewis says: Jun 8, 2012 9:10 AM

    Skippyx I don’t think any punter will even when make the list let alone top ten but if one should it should be weatherford.

    Jugdsonjr.

    I agree qbs will get credit where it isn’t due. Ben in the first superbowl, tom in his first sb, tom in the afc champ game this year. It happens all the time. It sucks but that’s how it is these days

  105. bigbluelou says: Jun 8, 2012 11:06 AM

    Oh now he’s included. Those 2 MVPs and 2 SB rings will do that. 2 is the magic number?

  106. bosspower says: Jun 9, 2012 10:58 AM

    I hate when ppl say the 2007 MVP was the Giants D…..The Pats scored THE GO AHEAD TD IN 4TH QT WITH 2 MIN LEFT IN GAME. Now if the MVP didnt go out there and correct that mistake then the giants would have loss. Now I blame Welker for dropping that pass as I dnt think he wanted it bad enough. David Tyree wanted it real bad. Determination is not luck. Asante dropped a late gm INT and if we give U that then the INT tipped off Steve Smith hands earlier in the game when we was in Pats Redzone I want. We would still been up 17-14 if we exchange so stop crying about Asante. The Giant Dline is great but the most valuable player is the guy who wins the game and if Eli wins the game on last possession of both games he is obviously the Most Valuable Player of both SB’s. In order for DLine to win MVP there would be no lead changes, see 2000 Ravens or 2002 Bucs. Those were MVP defenses.

  107. bigbluefan56 says: Jun 9, 2012 2:39 PM

    I just cant stand how last year Josh Freeman made this list and Eli was left off. If anyone on this post would take Freeman over Eli they are obviously not a fan of football and have no knowledge of the sport at all… As for this year, he should without any doubt be higher than Ben Rapestheberger!!!!

  108. tluke25 says: Jun 9, 2012 4:32 PM

    I have no problem with Roethlisberger being higher than Manning. Both are exceptional QB’s, but Roethlisberger has been more consistent throughout his career. Even in their Super Bowl years, the Giants have had a hard time putting together anything better than 9-7.

    Regardless, both QB’s are elite, and quite often, people often unfairly consider them not part of the elite. Both will be in Canton.

  109. bigbluewreckincrew says: Jun 10, 2012 2:04 PM

    Hey gimmaabrucschi:

    The players watch the SB too.

    They saw Asante Samuel’s drop.

    They saw Tyree’s fluke catch.

    They saw Welker drop a ball that hit him squarely in both hands.

    With these things in mind, they have voted appropriately.

     ——————————————————————————–
    You conveniently forgot the “tuck rule” for your boy Brady
    It’s what a QB does with the ball after a football play like a Samuel dropped INT or a Welker drop that makes them great — does it also apply to one of the worst calls of all time that helped get you to a Super Bowl? I’m sending you a case of haterade to wash down your chowduh

  110. bikelikemike says: Jun 12, 2012 10:26 PM

    enviroman08 says: Jun 7, 2012 8:09 AM

    I would put him ahead of Brady…Manning is getting better every year + in Head to Head competition…Brady can not beat Manning!
    ————————-
    AAAHAHAHAHAHA!! Hey genius; Brady doesn’t play against Eli. Brady carried the worst D in the NFL to a SB and damn near won w/out his big threat receiver while having to play against the best D and healthiest team in the post-season. And Eli got to pick on that sucky D. Maybe you can buy a clue.

  111. bikelikemike says: Jun 12, 2012 11:14 PM

    bigblue5611 says: Jun 7, 2012 11:12 AM

    Brady is actually the most-overrated QB in football. He was shut-down in both Super Bowls against Giants putting up a “big” 14 and 17 points. And the only good game he had was against a horrendous Carolina Panther team. His first Super Bowl he was awful and was lucky to get there with the worst call in playoff history against Raiders- total fumble and fluke win

    Brady is old and very average padding his stats against the the god awful AFC East
    ———-
    Yeah. This explains his near perfect season and setting so many records.. and being the only player to be voted MVP by 100% of the vote, and being the best player again last year- in many experts’ eyes.

    No bias (or jealousy) in your opinion. MUAHAHA! You are funny… and transparent.

  112. bikelikemike says: Jun 12, 2012 11:25 PM

    bigblue5611 says: Jun 7, 2012 11:12 AM

    Brady is actually the most-overrated QB in football. He was shut-down in both Super Bowls against Giants putting up a “big” 14 and 17 points.

    And the Giants D was the best in the post season BY FAR. And the team was the healthiest in the post season BY FAR. Brady played against the Giants D, not Eli. Eli got to play against the worst D. Don’t try to overstate your case.
    And I have plenty of respect for Eli. It’s too bad when ppl get all hater against another great player (instead of showing the appreciation they’re due), but it only exposes what a child you are. Do you HATE that Brady is considered as great- or damn close as/to Montana? Let’s not forget that Brady has damn-nearly won FIVE SB’s in 10 yrs!! Drop the juvenile trash-talk. I’m a Pat’s fan, and would be ecstatic if Brady went down (God forbid) and we got Eli to replace him (though I doubt he’ll ever have Brady’s success- I’d be glad to cheer for it until he retired)!! Grow up. mmmK?

  113. bikelikemike says: Jun 12, 2012 11:32 PM

    bigbluewreckincrew says: Jun 10, 2012 2:04 PM

    Hey gimmaabrucschi:

    The players watch the SB too.
    They saw Asante Samuel’s drop.
    They saw Tyree’s fluke catch.
    They saw Welker drop a ball that hit him squarely in both hands.

    With these things in mind, they have voted appropriately.
    ——————————————————————————–
    You conveniently forgot the “tuck rule” for your boy Brady
    It’s what a QB does with the ball after a football play like a Samuel dropped INT or a Welker drop that makes them great — does it also apply to one of the worst calls of all time that helped get you to a Super Bowl? I’m sending you a case of haterade to wash down your chowduh
    —-
    Actually you just made a case as to why YOU need to stop drinking the haterade. He didn’t disparage anyone, but YOU did. Unbelievable what some children- or mental midgets will convince themselves of. Pot meet kettle, ya hater.

  114. natelan69 says: Jun 13, 2012 12:55 PM

    I’m a Charger fan who hates Eli… But even I can admit that 31 is too low. He should probably be somewhere between 25-15.

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