Happyfoosball

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    I wouldn’t jump on the Daniel Jones hate train just yet

    I wouldn't play him in fantasy either. Rookies are too inconsistent.
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    Week 3: Bears @ Redskins

    Makes me wonder if we will see Haskins vs Jones and if not, how close to being ready is Haskins?
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    I wouldn’t jump on the Daniel Jones hate train just yet

    I'm enjoying this as much or more then maybe anyone but lets be real. It's one game. Lets check back after 5 or 6, then if he's successful lets check back a year after that to see how he's handled that success, then if he's still successful lets see if he can perform at a high level in a playoff game. This is the beginning of a long journey. He does look great so far.
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    Giants fans... Talk about the Giants

    It's fine we'll get a higher draft pick. Giants have their QB and RB, and a ton of cap space. A top 10 pick will just make things that much better next year.
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    Giants fans... Talk about the Giants

    Actually Jones was pressured on over 40% of his drop backs and was sacked 5 times. Jones just has a different skill set because of his mobility he is able to function when the OL isn't playing well. That's the main reason Shurmur made the change. Eli is not mobile and needs an OL to function. It's not like the Giants didn't know this for the past 6 years. Tom Brady is the same way, the difference is his coach and GM has made sure he's always had one or he'd be on his way out of the NFL too. Eli is extremely clutch in the playoffs and plays well in games where other QB's fold. That book hasn't been written on Daniel Jones yet. We HOPE he responds as well to playoff pressure but he could always end up being a bum like McNabb that pukes on the field and throws a bunch of interceptions in the big game. Time will tell.
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    Giants fans... Talk about the Giants

    That's like saying if you take 40,000 yards from Farve he isn't in. You don't get to do that. He won those MVP's. It's done.
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    Giants fans... Talk about the Giants

    What did Vick ever do? Btw excited about Daniel Jones! Great game 1!
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    Kirk Cousins is the next Brees

    Thank God I didn't post this
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    Giants fans... Talk about the Giants

    Last time I checked there were 22 starters on a football team. QB's don't win and lose on their own despite the main stream media trying to create that illusion.
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    Giants fans... Talk about the Giants

    A follow up question, Other then QB Rating what stat does Eli not have for the HOF? Seriously? He checks every box except that one. I think he's at 84 something. Farve was in the 80's. So is Farve not a hall of famer? Was he just a compiler? Give me a break. Eli is going to get in and he should get in.
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    Giants fans... Talk about the Giants

    Anybody who says Eli doesn't belong in the NFL, here is my challenge. Tell the story of the last 15 years of the NFL without mentioning Eli Manning. I'll wait.
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    Giants fans... Talk about the Giants

    I would say Eli didn't start to play really well until the 2007 post season. He turned the corner at that time.
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    Giants fans... Talk about the Giants

    If the Giants pick a QB next year I'm going to lose my mind. Gotta give this kid time to develop. Gotta draft up other positions to finally strengthen this teams over all roster.
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    Giants fans... Talk about the Giants

    What a career. Eli (Along with Coughlin and Reese) took the majority of the blame for the failings of the past 7 years. I don't think it was fair in the case of Eli or Coughlin... I can't say the same for Reese but regardless of how you feel about Eli (or Coughlin) you cannot deny their two championships or the impact they had on Giants football. 20 years from now people won't remember what they didn't do, they will remember what they did. Superbowl 42 will never be forgotten and 46 was also one of the better super bowl games. If you're a Giants fan now is the time to say goodbye to Eli and get behind Daniel Jones because he's our future and I hope he's good...
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    Giants fans... Talk about the Giants

    I don't get the running back argument here. If it's to devalue Squadron I would point out he's not just a "running back". He transcends the position. He impacts the game in ways a typical running back, even a good one doesn't. You have to account for him as a receiver, as a runner, and as a home run threat. He is a very unique talent. But yes in general an offense can be incredibly successful without a great running back. Two good running backs is often plenty to win with, especially if you have great players at other positions.
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    Giants fans... Talk about the Giants

    To speak to your point, the Giants won in 07 and 11 with Bradshaw and Jacobs. In 2011 the line was very poor at run blocking, those two guys got really tough yards for that team on a fairly consistent basis. They didn't put up huge numbers but they converted on a lot of 3rd and shorts where lesser runningbacks would not have. They also helped wear down defenses. I do agree with you that running backs matter, I just don't know how much they matter.
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    Giants fans... Talk about the Giants

    Hadn't even read this post before I put mine down. Exactly how I feel, and exactly why we should all be excited.
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    Giants fans... Talk about the Giants

    100% BS post on your part. The fact is he made NFL throws. He made some real good ones. The knock on him coming out was his arm and whether he could make those NFL throws. That question has been answered and that is the point most of us are speaking too. And yes we are excited about him as we should be. He's young, mobile, can make the throws and looks like a good kid. We have every reason to be excited.
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    Giants fans... Talk about the Giants

    I'm just going to point out they were not winning because they had a bad team. Blaming Eli is missing the point. Eli was a much worse QB in 2005 for example when they won 11 games. DJ looks like he's going to be a real keeper but they have to put a team around him. He won't be able to do it by himself. There is no silver bullet. They have to sure up their roster. Gettleman is doing a good job so far of doing that.
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    Giants fans... Talk about the Giants

    I really still disagree with this. Eli is still what he's always been. A pocket passer who when you protect him can win you games. If you look back earlier in his career, even just at the stats you can see he actually did not light the world on fire. The Giants were winning because they had a good team around him, as the team fell apart Eli got better (as QB's do) and I would say right now Eli isn't at his peak but he's not far removed from it. A lot of people are looking back with rose colored glasses and forgetting the fact that Eli was never a someone who would put up huge numbers early in his career. He has always been good late in games and he has always been good at the end of halfs. I would say Eli has gotten as much out of his physical skill set as anyone else could have. He has a decent arm, but that's about all he's ever had physically. He's always prepared and he's prepared this year but this will be his last year with the Giants.
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    Giants fans... Talk about the Giants

    I feel so bad for openly disagreeing with that draft pick. I was very clearly wrong. Anyone who has seen him play can see he is going to be an outstanding NFL QB. Kudo's to Gettleman for really doing his home work. This had nothing to do with anything other then this guys talent. It didn't have anything to do with connections to the Mannings, or who coached him. This kid is good. He makes throws that a rookie in their first preseason should not be able to make.
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    Giants fans... Talk about the Giants

    Not sure where that is coming from. Yes Eli looks good this preseason, he looks as good as he has in years... but that Daniel Jones kid.... Even I'm like uh I'm excited to see what THAT guy can do.
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    I wouldn’t jump on the Daniel Jones hate train just yet

    I think we will be happy with Daniel Jones. Reports from camp have him looking very good. Maybe get one more year out of Eli and then make the transition.
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    I wouldn’t jump on the Daniel Jones hate train just yet

    I wouldn't cut Eli for Foles. The rest I agree with.
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    I wouldn’t jump on the Daniel Jones hate train just yet

    Haskins has bust written all over him. Dude had all day to throw and hurled bombs at wide open receivers all season. I'm not saying Jones is better, I'm not saying that at all. I'm just saying Haskins is a high risk pick. Shoulda picked Allen at 6, then gone with Jones at 17. And if some other team picked Jones, then that would have been a sign that it wasn't meant to be.