There isn’t a better time than now, Sunday at 1 o’clock, to dog Vick, to impose your will on your hated rival, when the ferocity of your bloodthirsty defense and the wrecking ball of demolition that is your running assault must have Wellington Mara smiling up in heaven and Bill Parcells nodding knowingly.
Coach Tom Coughlin offered no real update yesterday on the status of Steve Smith and Mario Manningham, both of whom were forced out of Monday’s 21-3 victory over the Vikings and appear unlikely to be ready for Sunday’s battle with the Eagles.
Is Eli Manning playing well enough to lead his team where it needs to go? Especially now that two more receivers, Steve Smith (again) and Mario Manningham, are injured and probably won’t be available for the NFC East first-place showdown.
This weekend’s game with the NFC East’s two 9-4 teams could determine the division winner. But because of the snowstorm that postponed and relocated the Giants-Vikings meeting, the Giants have one less day between games than their rivals down the Jersey Turnpike.