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Super Bowl: Who dat? And Arrogant NY Giants Fans

Posted by TopOfTheThread on February 7, 2010

As a  NY Jets fan we have had our ups and downs — mostly downs! We are used to the Giants being the “Pride of NY Football”.

This year we (the Jets) had a run and made it to the AFC Championship game.  Believe it or not, we were one game away from playing in The Super Bowl.  It was fun while it lasted.  We had no illusions of grandeur. We knew the Colts were theWho dat arrogant giants fans better team.

Once the  Jets were out of it, I really did not care who won The Super Bowl.  I just hoped for a good game that was worth watching. Colts win? So?  Saints win? So?

The concept of rooting for teams in “Sports” is interesting. Why do we root for one team or another, when it’s not “our” team?

I have nothing at stake in this game. No bets. No boxes. No ties to either team.

…. I think back to the week before the AFC Championship.  A Giants-fan, season ticket holder, buddy of mine says “it doesn’t matter who wins the AFC Championship, there are no good teams in the AFC anyway.  The team coming out of the NFC will destroy the AFC team in The Super Bowl….”

Wow. What a case of sour grapes!  Poor baby. The Giants didn’t make the playoffs so put down the AFC and the Jets. Poor baby.

* News Flash *  NY Giants Fans — The NY Jets are the best football team in New York. And they’re an AFC team!

Now I know who to root for!  I am passionately rooting for the AFC and the Indianapolis Colts!

Go Colts!

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Eli Manning – Overpaid and Overrated NY Giants Quarterback

Posted by TopOfTheThread on August 7, 2009

Check out the news from a few days ago…

  • ALBANY, N.Y. — Eli Manning has agreed to a new six-year, $97.5 million contract extension with the New York Giants that will make him among the highest-paid players in the NFL with an average salary of roughly $15.3 million, a source told ESPN senior NFL analyst Chris Mortensen…. See Eli Manning as agreed to…

  • Pretty amazing contract considering he may not be one of the top 10 quarterbacks in the NFL.
    (He’s probably the third best quarterback in his family.)

    He is credited with getting to and winning the Super Bowl. His gun-toting buddy Plaxico Burress, was his savior during that run. Manning would throw passes that Burress would “go and get”. You can see how Manning’s productivity declined once Burress was missing from the field.

    Manning also benefits from having the best rushing offense in the NFL. Please take a look at the chart below. Plug in some of the other quarterbacks into the Giants… and consider how much of a better team they’d be…

    2008 NFL Team Rushing Statistics EliManningGIF2

    (from  https://topofthethread.wordpress.com/wp-admin/post.php?action=edit&post=1257&message=1)

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