Tag Archives: Eli Manning

Is Eli Manning the next Joe Cool? (Lowell column)

The Santa Rosa Press Democrat just posted my dad’s Tuesday column on the Super Bowl. Before the Super Bowl he asked if Tom Brady was as good as Joe Montana – the greatest quarterback of all time. Now, we know that he ain’t. So, in this column my dad asks a new question: Could Eli […]

Why the Niners would have beaten the Patriots in the Super Bowl more easily than the Giants did

Here’s my other Super Bowl XLVI observation: The Niners would have beaten the Patriots more easily than the Giants did. Here’s why: First, the defense would have held Brady and the Pats’ offense to fewer than 17 points. They’re better than the Giants defense. They would have shut down BenJarvus Green-Ellis and Danny Woodhead, the […]

Cosell clarifies

Greg Cosell expanded on his NFC championship commentary Thursday morning on KNBR’s The Murph and Mac Show. Here’s what he said. Q: For everyone who didn’t read your blog, tell us your evaluation of the game. COSELL: “Let me just start with this: It was 49ers football. They played true to their character. It’s a […]

Vic Fangio sizes up the Giants offense

SANTA CLARA – Here is the transcript of Vic Fangio’s Thursday press conference, courtesy of the 49ers. How good of a test is this Giants offense in terms of evaluating your entire defense? “It’ll be a great test because the one thing about the Giants offense that I think you can say, it strikes you […]

Carlos Rogers on Eli Manning: “He’s calmed down.”

SANTA CLARA – Here’s the transcript of Carlos Rogers Wednesday Q&A. Q: What have you seen from Eli Manning this year? ROGERS: Just more poise in the pocket. I think he’s calmed down and got a lot of control of the offense. It also helps when the younger guys know the offense and know what […]