EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - When Eli Manning raised his last Super Bowl trophy on Feb. 5, 2012, he was at the top of his game. He had carried the Giants that season. He insisted he was "elite" and backed it up.
He had also just turned 31, right in a quarterback's prime, poised for some of the best years of his career.
Then the Giants went out and wasted it all.