Eli Manning was almost benched late in the 2007 NFL season, as his performance was putrid over his first four years leading up to that game, causing Tom Coughlin's face to grow redder than Stalin at his worst. A few heroics from Plaxico Burress, David Tyree, Michael Strahan, and Justin Tuck (along with major meltdowns from Asante Samuel and Rodney Harrison) brought the Giants four playoff wins, including a Lombardi Trophy that year.
Before I get into the rankings, I want to point out that I made a few mistakes in last week's rankings. If you didn't notice, then I guess I have nothing to apologize for. Anyway, I'll do better this week. On to the rankings.