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GiantsGorilla1980s : 9/17/2019 7:32 pm
OíHara tweeted So incredibly Disappointed & Frustrated with the @Giants Right now. Defense gives up 63 Points in 2 Games & WR Group is depleted but letís Change our QB??

Brandon London tweeted. Those who boo'd the pick aren't allowed to RT, comment or have an opinion!
Went from booing to jock riding. You know who you are.


Way to show support for Jones guys .listen I am greatly appreciated of Eli and the time he gave us and never missing a game but it is time to move on. I understand these guys played with Eli but for them to come out like this and act like they are benching Eli in his prime is ridiculous he is 8-26 since 2017 they are replacing him with a guy they drafted 6th overall this is not Geno Smith. Show some dam support for Jones. Any other former players tweet how upset they are about the benching of Eli?
Brandon London  
Chef : 9/17/2019 7:38 pm : link
I will take former Giant Player tweets no one cares about for $1000 Alex...
These  
DanMetroMan : 9/17/2019 7:38 pm : link
Guys are humans and friends/know Eli. They donít know Jones from a hole in the wall. Other than finding it frustrating OíHara canít see this is about more than this season (why should he? Heís not a fan, heís an ex-Giant and won with Eli). No real issue. Even the celebration over DJ is a ďchangeĒ from draft day. Thatís fine, thatís being a fan but itís true.
Kerry Collinsí teammates bashed the Eli pick back in 2004.  
bceagle05 : 9/17/2019 7:41 pm : link
Circle of life in the NFL. Itís a plus when QBs inspire loyalty from teammates. Hopefully Will Hernandez will have Jonesí back when heís on the other side of it.
O'hara has no objectivity here  
Giantfan21 : 9/17/2019 7:47 pm : link
It is a shame to make a statement like that criticizing the giants franchise when they are actually doing the right thing for once .

I understand he is very good friends with Eli, hell he said Eli is a better QB then Dak before the season started so he obviously is not thinking logically but emotionally.

But i wonder why he chose to omit that the offense put up a combined 24 points through the 1st two games of the season not counting the garbage time TD in Dallas. Just because the Defense stinks, doesn't mean the offense is even passable right now
If he watched some of those  
section125 : 9/17/2019 7:50 pm : link
passes Eli threw, he shouldn't say anything.
RE: These  
Mdgiantsfan : 9/17/2019 7:52 pm : link
In comment 14584657 DanMetroMan said:
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Guys are humans and friends/know Eli. They donít know Jones from a hole in the wall. Other than finding it frustrating OíHara canít see this is about more than this season (why should he? Heís not a fan, heís an ex-Giant and won with Eli). No real issue. Even the celebration over DJ is a ďchangeĒ from draft day. Thatís fine, thatís being a fan but itís true.


They are also former professional athletes and should be mature enough to not put this out on Social media.
The  
AcidTest : 9/17/2019 7:59 pm : link
fact that the defense is bad and the WR corps is depleted doesn't change the fact that Eli can't extend plays, or even move. He's completely immobile. He's done. As the OP said, he's 8-26 since 2017. Everyone agrees that Reese ruined the second half of his career with poor drafting, but he can't perform anymore as a starter. Jones is much more mobile, and was the #6 pick. We need to see what he has for the rest of the year.
When emotions hit social media  
micky : 9/17/2019 8:02 pm : link
It's this day and age. Venting is what it is called
I get it  
Nine-Tails : 9/17/2019 8:09 pm : link
O'Hara and Eli are close, and he has his back. At least this time the negative reaction has been much more tame from former players and fans than last time.
Brandon  
Matt in SGS : 9/17/2019 8:40 pm : link
I'm only jock riding because I wanted Josh Allen at #6...and I apologized in a tweet and on BBI the next day...geez ;)
There take is understandable  
rasbutant : 9/17/2019 8:41 pm : link
Itís not Eliís fault.

But it is the right call for the future of the NY Giants.
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gmenatlarge : 9/17/2019 8:47 pm : link
In comment 14584711 Mdgiantsfan said:
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Guys are humans and friends/know Eli. They donít know Jones from a hole in the wall. Other than finding it frustrating OíHara canít see this is about more than this season (why should he? Heís not a fan, heís an ex-Giant and won with Eli). No real issue. Even the celebration over DJ is a ďchangeĒ from draft day. Thatís fine, thatís being a fan but itís true.



They are also former professional athletes and should be mature enough to not put this out on Social media.


Wait, you used mature and social media in the same sentence?
not an entirely irrational sentiment  
bc4life : 9/17/2019 8:55 pm : link
defense, specifically pass rush and secondary who are the main problems so far.
Jones  
rocco8112 : 9/17/2019 9:09 pm : link
needs to earn respect. Eli was disrespected his whole career except the morning after Super Bowls 42 and 46.

Jones needs the big boy pants now and this type of stuff is the least of his problems. Eli is not around to take all the blame anymore.
Both work in the Media  
BigBlueDownTheShore : 9/17/2019 9:10 pm : link
One for the Giants the other for ESPN.

They are fishing data to make more $
I think all of these people are missing the point  
eric2425ny : 9/17/2019 10:14 pm : link
This was Eliís last year here. Jones coming in is not management saying he is the problem. It is saying our team sucks, and that we arenít competing based on what they have seen after 2 games. We have 60 million in cap room and presumably more high draft picks on the way. Get the kid out there and let him get some reps in so we may actually compete next year. This isnít two years ago when they benched him for Geno Smith. Itís a completely different situation.
There was an interesting exchange between Ross Tucker and Kurt Warner  
Bill L : 9/17/2019 10:30 pm : link
Espn has it on their site. Some of Warnerís responses are pretty ironic.
Kurt Warner  
BBelle21 : 9/17/2019 11:17 pm : link
Has been bashing the benching all over Twitter. Felt Eli was scapegoated for Shurmur being weak after feeling the pressure
LMAO...Not one Ex-player is dogging Jones  
montanagiant : 9/17/2019 11:46 pm : link
They're pointing out the obvious fact that the Offense and QB is not why they are 0-2
Maybe, just maybe, people who have played the game in the NFL  
PatersonPlank : 9/18/2019 1:52 am : link
know more than someone sitting at home posting on BBI?
RE: Maybe, just maybe, people who have played the game in the NFL  
Thunderstruck27 : 9/18/2019 3:28 am : link
In comment 14585306 PatersonPlank said:
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know more than someone sitting at home posting on BBI?


Maybe, just maybe, the coaches know more than them?
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JCin332 : 9/18/2019 5:33 am : link
In comment 14585329 Thunderstruck27 said:
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know more than someone sitting at home posting on BBI?



Maybe, just maybe, the coaches know more than them?


This guy is exhibit A of the most clueless of the clueless here on BBI...
Eli was part of the problem  
TD : 9/18/2019 6:48 am : link
He had a solid OL, best RB in the game and Engram. The Giants O couldnít break 14 points.

In todayís NFL, thatís unacceptable. The QB has been a problem on this team for a few years now, at least. Just because QB was out-shadowed by the OL (17-18) and D (19), doesnít mean QB was fine.

Eli was a great QB in his prime. Heís not that anymore. Heís not even good now. It was time to move on. Giving him $23M/17M to play this year was stupid. But itís done. Letís move on to DJ now. Hopefully, heís good.
O'hara  
Lines of Scrimmage : 9/18/2019 6:56 am : link
had Eli's hands on his ass for seven years. There is close emotional bond!

Parcells always talked about the kinship of winning a Super Bowl together. I would hope former teammates have Eli's back and see no issue with his tweet.
OíHara kind of chucklehead statement  
Jimmy Googs : 9/18/2019 6:58 am : link
Heís frustrated but he wants the status quo?

Hopefully in the next few weeks heíll be breaking down video of Jones on NFLN and remarking how well heís playing...
I love Eli and have defended him for years.......  
Tom [Giants fan] : 9/18/2019 8:06 am : link
to other fan bases but even I can see it is time to move on. It is true it is not his fault alone the Giants are 0-2 but his throws are not what they used to be. And he is a sitting duck back there as it looks like he runs in slow motion. Of course, if DJ stinks it up for a couple of games, you know there is going to be a lot of fans calling for Eli to start again and DG to be fired!
For some of these guys it would never  
Rflairr : 9/18/2019 2:01 pm : link
Be a good time for someone else to be QB1
RE: RE: RE: Maybe, just maybe, people who have played the game in the NFL  
Thunderstruck27 : 9/18/2019 2:57 pm : link
In comment 14585345 JCin332 said:
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In comment 14585306 PatersonPlank said:


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know more than someone sitting at home posting on BBI?



Maybe, just maybe, the coaches know more than them?



This guy is exhibit A of the most clueless of the clueless here on BBI...


This coming from you...whose every post in the last 7 years is defending Eli and blaming the rest of the team. How'd that work out?
I see nothing wrong with what O'Hara said...  
Aaron Thomas : 9/18/2019 3:09 pm : link
Everyone is entitled to their own opinion.
RE: RE: RE: Maybe, just maybe, people who have played the game in the NFL  
Gatorade Dunk : 9/18/2019 4:44 pm : link
In comment 14585345 JCin332 said:
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In comment 14585306 PatersonPlank said:


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know more than someone sitting at home posting on BBI?



Maybe, just maybe, the coaches know more than them?



This guy is exhibit A of the most clueless of the clueless here on BBI...

In your effort to go down swinging, you just implied that the talking head ex-players on Twitter know more than actual NFL coaches, and framed it in a message that actually called someone else clueless.

I don't know how you do it, but you consistently amaze me. Good thing blinking and breathing are instinctive.
RE: Maybe, just maybe, people who have played the game in the NFL  
Ten Ton Hammer : 9/18/2019 4:46 pm : link
In comment 14585306 PatersonPlank said:
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know more than someone sitting at home posting on BBI?


Also maybe, just maybe, there's a deep friendship and emotional connection there that gets in the way of objective opinions?

Maybe?
RE: Maybe, just maybe, people who have played the game in the NFL  
Ron Johnson : 9/18/2019 5:39 pm : link
In comment 14585306 PatersonPlank said:
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know more than someone sitting at home posting on BBI?

ya think?
RE: RE: Maybe, just maybe, people who have played the game in the NFL  
Gatorade Dunk : 9/18/2019 5:48 pm : link
In comment 14586795 Ron Johnson said:
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know more than someone sitting at home posting on BBI?


ya think?

And, as was mentioned above, maybe NFL coaches know more than the people who played the game and now talk about it on Twitter. The jury is still out on Shurmur, but I don't see anyone beating down O'Hara's door to have him coach their team, either.

There's emotion here, and that's totally expected and justifiable. I'd be acting the exact same way if one of my closest friends lost his job or got demoted or whatever comparison is most apt. Most people probably would.
RE: For some of these guys it would never  
crick n NC : 9/18/2019 6:29 pm : link
In comment 14586426 Rflairr said:
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Be a good time for someone else to be QB1


Speaking of people wanting certain things, you wanted Marc Ross to get the GM job

Chuckle.
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