Archive for October 17th, 2007

Wednesday, October 17th, 2007
Giants Rumors & News

Just how good has New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning been so far this season?

During Monday night’s broadcast of the game against Atlanta ESPN’s Ron Jaworski, who is to quarterbacks what Mel Kiper is to the NFL Draft, said he would rank Eli 8th currently among starting NFL quarterbacks.

I don’t have the list of the seven QBs Jaworski puts in front of Eli, but where he ranks on the quarterback food chain is always a fun game to play. So, let’s do that.

During the off-season Sports Illustrated’s Peter King told us Eli was the 22nd best of the 32 projected starters. To me, that was just further evidence that King is off his rocker. Not a chance there are 21 better quarterbacks around the NFL than Eli.

But, fast-forwarding to right now, are there only seven in the league who are better?

If you go by the NFL’s screwy Quarterback Rating System Manning is not even close to the top 10. By that measure, he has a …

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