Originally Posted by Doomsday101
True. Eli is a very good QB however elite you expect the consistency year in and year out. Eli just has not done that. He has gotten on hot streaks and last year really played great ball all year long but for the most part Eli has not shown the consistency you expect out of the elite.
That's always been by issue with calling him elite.
I'm not trying to diss the guy and always want to give the man credit for those Super Bowl runs--even if in both cases the defesne peaked at the end of the year and was dominant, he did play very good football.
But he has had some remarkable strings of really bad ball as well.
I said earlier this year when Romo was off to his worst statistical start ever, that before the year was over the averages would work out to where he would probaly catch or surpass Eli in QB rating. He's just more consistant, normally, than Eli is.
But still, I give Eli a ton of credit and feel he deserves it.
I do think not having a healthy Hakim Nicks has hurt Manning some this year. he can be dominant.