As amazing as the Super Bowl win and the playoff run were, the Sports Illustrated cover tweeted by Giants’ beat writer Mike Garafalo is just as boring as the style of play New York used to win their way to the top.
Does the Boring Picture Fit the Boring Team?
Despite the second Super Bowl in four seasons, the Giants aren’t nearly as good as they looked this postseason. They just happened to get hot at the right time.
Just like the SI cover, the Giants tend to bore people in the regular season. With an offense that features a stagnant run game and a need for the big play, watching the majority of a New York game for the one 70-yard bomb to Victor Cruz is hard to stomach.
As hard as it was to watch their inconsistent offense struggle up and down the field, there was nothing harder this season as to hear analysts falling all over themselves to compliment the Giants defense.
With Sports Illustrated featuring boring Eli Manning and boring offensive linemen, my first inclination is to put the magazine back. It’s terrible to look at and the continued infatuation with the Giants should be over soon.
All of the cameras and photographers at the Super Bowl and the best SI can come up with is this picture?
An ugly picture for an ugly season. At least they won.
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