Eli Manning can talk the talk and can definitely walk the walk.
I think we can all remember Manning's comments entering the 2011, the ones about how he belongs in the elite category of quarterbacks. Well, he proved his point, as he's the second-best quarterback entering 2012.
Manning may not have had the greatest statistical season as he finished with a 92.9 quarterback rating while throwing 29 touchdowns compared to 16 interceptions, but he posted those numbers with the NFL's worst rushing attack.
Does he impress you now? I would hope so.
Manning led his New York Giants to a shaky 9-7 record but ultimately made the playoffs as they won the NFC East.
From that point on, Manning was money.
Through his four postseason games, Manning threw just one interception to nine touchdowns while posting a 103.3 quarterback rating and completing 106 of his 163 passes.
When the game is on the line, out of any quarterback in the NFL today, I would want Eli Manning to be in control of the offense.