The Giants are screwed

Sometimes, the planets align for an NFL team, and things come together perfectly, like they did for the Saints last year. Other times, things just don’t work out for a promising NFL team, and hopes, dreams, and aspirations are never met.

Less than one year ago, the Giants were a promising team, but I’m pretty sure they’re screwed right now. Let’s take a look at what’s happened to them in just over a half year:

- Their franchise player and key leader, RB Tiki Barber, retired. Barber was still playing at an incredibly high level.

- Their franchise QB, Eli Manning, did not build on a solid 2005 season. Instead he regressed, continually showing an unwillingness to accept punishment, to stare down the gun barrel and throw the ball. His accuracy continued to be a problem and interested observers are already starting to wonder just how motivated this guy is to even play football. If Manning’s body language can be converted to actual words they would likely be something like “get me the hell out of here.”

- Their head coach has become a lame duck, since he’s entering the final year of his contract. Barring a minor miracle, he’ll likely be gone in 2008. […]

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