When the Giants made Eli Manning the highest-paid player in the NFL they weren’t expecting a 4,000-yard season in return. They gave him a $106.9 million contract for this one big reason:
He knows how to win.
That’s why, with the Giants’ season hanging by a thread, there’s really no way around this anymore. Manning has to earn his money down the stretch.
Blame the defense, special teams or play-calling, but Manning’s struggles have been an enormous part of the Giants’ four-game losing streak.