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Week 1 vs. DAL
Passing: 28 - 41, 312 yards, 4 TD, 1 INT
Rushing: 1 / 2 / 0
Manning had a very good game, and kept the Giants in with a chance until late in the game. He found Plaxico Burress for a 60 yard touchdown on the opening drive, throwing a perfect deep pass. On the following drive, Manning connected with Amani Toomer on a 35 yard pass. Toomer's foot was inches beyond the back of the end zone and the touchdown was negated. Manning threw an interception on the Giants' fourth drive but it was not his fault. Burress slipped and fell before the ball arrived, allowing Jacques Reeves to make the interception. Manning did not lose confidence in Burress, finding him on the following drive for a 27 yard gain and then again for a four yard score. On the Giants' final possession of the half, Manning almost led the team to another touchdown. He found Steve Smith free in the end zone, but threw the ball too wide and Smith caught it out of bounds. Manning found Burress for a third touchdown in the second half, and it appeared that Burress could beat Reeves at will. Manning's fourth score came on a dump off pass to Derrick Ward which resulted in a nine yard touchdown reception. Manning also involved Jeremy Shockey, finding him five times in the first half. Amani Toomer saw almost as many targets as Burress and had a number of big gains. Five of his nine receptions resulted in a first down, and he did not appear to be slowed at all by his ACL surgery.
Manning bruised his shoulder mid way through the fourth quarter and later gave way to Jared Lorenzen. He'll have tests Monday but Manning thought it was just bruised.
Week 2 vs. GB
Passing: 16 - 29, 211 yards, 1 TD, 1 INT
Manning looked good in the first half completing over 62% of his passes and hitting Plaxico Burress on a nice 26 yard touchdown throw. The ball was placed perfectly over the top of the safety and in front of the corner and allowed Burress to go up and secure the pass. In addition to the scoring play, Manning also hooked up in the first half with Jeremy Shockey on two separate 19 yard gains and also completed a second quarter pass to Amani Toomer that went for 40 yards. In spite of his good start, Manning struggled in the second half. He completed only six of 13 passes for 68 yards and threw a bad fourth quarter interception. On the play that resulted in the turnover, Manning tried to throw the ball away in the field of play and the pass was intercepted by defensive tackle Corey Williams. Down by 22 points with a little over four minutes remaining, the Giants' coaching staff decided to take Manning out of the game.
Week 3 vs. WAS
Passing: 21 - 36, 232 yards, 1 TD, 2 INT
Rushing: 1 / -1 / 0
Eli Manning shook off some early mistakes and completed 58 percent of his passes for 232 yards and one touchdown. He fumbled on the Giants second drive of the game and threw two interceptions, one of them, on a poor decision, to Sean Taylor. In the second half, however, Manning led the Giants on three long scoring drives, culminating with his only touchdown pass, which proved to be the game winner late in the fourth quarter.
Week 4 vs. PHI
Passing: 14 - 26, 135 yards, 1 TD, 1 INT
Rushing: 3 / -5 / 0
Manning had a tough time finding open receivers against the Eagles' defense. Although he did show great pocket awareness and took advantage of their aggressive style pre-snap, drawing penalties several times. For the most part, he made good decisions and managed the game very well.
Week 5 vs. NYJ
Passing: 13 - 25, 186 yards, 2 TD, 1 INT
Rushing: 4 / 17 / 0
Manning put up solid numbers as he completed 13 of 25 attempts for 186 yards and two touchdowns. He kept his composure playing much of the game from behind and hooked up with Jeremy Shockey and Plaxico Burress for two aerial scores. His lone interception occurred with less than one minute remaining in the first half, as the Giants got greedy and tried to take a shot down field.
Week 6 vs. ATL
Passing: 27 - 39, 303 yards, 2 TD, 2 INT
Manning came out strong completing six of eight passes for 52 yards and a five yard touchdown pass on the first drive of the game for Giants. The drive was extended after a roughing the punter penalty gave New York a new set of downs. Manning took advantage of the penalty by leading his team to a 73 yard touchdown drive. On the second drive of the game, he came back and completed three passes for 58 yards and almost had a second touchdown pass when he hooked up with WR Amani Toomer to the one yard line. The Giants punched it in on the next play for their second touchdown of the first half. Manning's excellent first half continued when he hit a wide open WR Plaxico Burress deep down the middle of the field for a 43 yard touchdown. Eight of Manning's 11 touchdowns this season have gone to Burress. He finished with great numbers in the first half by throwing for 208 yards and two touchdowns. His only hiccup was a late second quarter interception.
Manning threw his second interception of the game while trying to hit Toomer deep down the right side line, but he under threw him a little. He led the Giants offense deep into the Falcons territory early in the fourth quarter, but had to settle for a field goal. Manning had 95 yards passing in the second half but, he and the passing game weren't asked to do much as Atlanta's offense could do nothing most of the second half.
Week 7 vs. SF
Passing: 18 - 31, 146 yards, 2 TD, 1 INT
Manning put up solid numbers today as he completed 18 of 31 attempts for 146 yards and two touchdowns, while allowing one interceptions. He managed the game well and found his open targets hooking up with Amani Toomer and Jeremy Shockey on his two passing scores for the day.
Week 8 vs. MIA
Passing: 8 - 22, 59 yards, 0 TD, 0 INT
Rushing: 5 / 25 / 1
Manning only completed eight of 22 attempts for 59 yards, with no touchdowns or interceptions. Surprisingly, where he made more of an impact was with his legs on five rushing attempts for 25 yards, one of which was a ten yard touchdown. There were numerous drops on the day, though Manning didn't help himself with a lot of inaccurate and uncatchable passes. In the first quarter with the Giants driving, Eli missed a wide open Amani Toomer in the back of the end zone high. The Giants had to settle for a field goal.
Week 10 vs. DAL
Passing: 23 - 34, 236 yards, 1 TD, 2 INT
Rushing: 1 / 3 / 0
Manning put together another efficient game as he completed about 70 percent of his passes for 236 yards, a touchdown, and two interceptions. He kept his team in the game for about three quarters, only to stall his offense in the last 15 minutes of the game, as the Giants fell to the Cowboys by 11 points.
Week 11 vs. DET
Passing: 28 - 39, 283 yards, 1 TD, 0 INT
Rushing: 5 / 5 / 0
Eli Manning put together a very efficient game completing 72 percent of his passes for 283 yards and a touchdown. He played a near flawless game, protecting the ball and not giving the Lions any chance to come up with an interception. Spreading the ball around to nine total targets, Manning consistently made his progressions and found the open receiver.
Week 12 vs. MIN
Passing: 21 - 49, 273 yards, 1 TD, 4 INT
Manning struggled all afternoon, both with the Vikings defense, and with trying to get on the same page as his receivers. Manning threw to Shockey multiple times when Shockey did not even turn to look for the ball. Manning also had several other occasions where he was throwing the ball to an obviously different route than his receiver was running. Some of these plays resulted in the four interceptions Manning threw. Manning also had to contend with the blitzing pressure of the Vikings defense and was hit several times. He did throw the ball enough times to rack up 273 yards, as when he did connect with a receiver, they were often open.
Week 13 vs. CHI
Passing: 16 - 27, 195 yards, 1 TD, 2 INT
Rushing: 1 / 2 / 0
Eli Manning completed 16 of 27 passes for 195 yards, one touchdown, and two interceptions. In the fourth quarter with the Giants down, Manning hit Amani Toomer for a six yard touchdown. The officials initially called it incomplete, but upon review it was determined that Toomer got both hands underneath the under thrown ball. Manning led the final Giants drive of the game to a Reuben Droughns two yard touchdown; the eventual game clinching points. Early in the game Manning and Jeremy Shockey were once again on the wrong page, throwing a pass his direction for an interception. It appeared as though Manning was suspecting a different route from the tight end. Manning rushed once for two yards, and as usual stayed within the pocket for much of the game. In addition to his two interceptions, Manning also fumbled the ball once, his seventh turnover in the last two games.
Week 14 vs. PHI
Passing: 17 - 31, 219 yards, 1 TD, 0 INT
Rushing: 2 / 7 / 0
Eli Manning orchestrated an efficient game as he showed off his managing skills, completing 17 of his 31 passes for 219 yards and a touchdown. Struggling in the first quarter, Manning pulled it together to lead a three play, 37 yards drive, which resulted in a beautiful touchdown pass to receiver Plaxico Burress. Manning showed poise in the pocket and protected the ball well in the come from behind effort.
Week 15 vs. WAS
Passing: 18 - 52, 184 yards, 1 TD, 0 INT
Rushing: 1 / 1 / 0
Manning had the wind and his receivers' hands against him on Sunday night. He made a lot of good decisions but the ball was dropped often on the good throws. His touchdown came in the third quarter over the middle to the rookie Kevin Bass, which was one of the few opportunities he had in the middle of the field. He seemed to lack confidence and the presence needed to rally his team at the end.
Week 16 vs. BUF
Passing: 7 - 15, 111 yards, 0 TD, 2 INT
Rushing: 3 / 0 / 0
Manning struggled in the wintry weather fumbling five times and throwing two interceptions. He just never seemed comfortable in the pocket and was unable to get any rhythm going. Fortunately, the ground game carried him.
Week 17 vs. NE
Passing: 22 - 32, 251 yards, 4 TD, 1 INT
Rushing: 3 / 13 / 0
Eli Manning completed 22 of 32 passes for 251 yards and four touchdowns. With the exception of a fourth quarter interception on a deep pass down the left side that was over thrown, Manning played composed in the pocket and did not make any mistakes. Given that the running game gave him virtually nothing in the first half, Manning's performance looked even more impressive since the Giants got out to a 21-16 lead. One of Manning's better plays of the game came late in the second quarter in the Patriots redzone, Manning unable to find anyone open scrambled up the middle for an 11 yard gain, setting the offense up with a first down on the goalline. Manning was able to keep things close in the second half, finding Plaxico Burress twice for scores.
Week 18 vs. TB
Passing: 20 - 27, 185 yards, 2 TD, 0 INT
Eli Manning delivered in a big way for New York, as he made great decisions with the ball and did not try to force things that weren't there. He had an efficient day passing as he completed 20 of 27 passes for 185 yards. More importantly, he threw touchdown passes to RB Brandon Jacobs and Amani Toomer and did not turn the ball over. The score to Jacobs came from five yards out, and the touchdown pass to Toomer was a four yard score that put the game out of reach for the Buccaneers.
Week 19 vs. DAL
Passing: 12 - 18, 163 yards, 2 TD, 0 INT
Rushing: 3 / 2 / 0
Manning had a good game. He completed two-thirds of his passes and threw two touchdowns to Amani Toomer. Toomer was his preferred target by double. Manning threw four balls to Steve Smith as Plaxico Burress appeared to aggravate his injured ankle in the first half. He did a great job protecting the ball and leading the Giants on effective scoring drives.
Week 20 vs. GB
Passing: 21 - 40, 254 yards, 0 TD, 0 INT
Rushing: 2 / 4 / 0
Eli Manning completed 21 of 40 passes for 254 yards with no touchdowns or interceptions. Plaxico Burress looked healthy, and Manning did not hesitate looking his way frequently, hooking up with him 11 times for 154 of those yards. The Giants as a team had five drops, and Amani Toomer himself had three of those. Manning looked highly accurate for most of the day, and played within himself not taking many chances. He also carried the ball twice for four yards.
Week 21 vs. NE
Passing: 19 - 34, 255 yards, 2 TD, 1 INT
Rushing: 3 / 4 / 0
Manning played an outstanding game earning MVP honors. He was placing the ball with great accuracy when he could step into his throw. His interception came on a bobbled ball from Steve Smith where Smith hit the ball up into the air. He was amazing in the fourth quarter where he led the Giants to two clutch touchdowns including the come from behind drive.