The New York Giants play the Minnesota Vikings this week, and that has brought out questions about why Eli Manning has traditionally struggled against the Vikings. Manning has thrown 5 touchdowns, 14 interceptions (5 returned for TD), and averaged less than 6 yards per pass in 8 career starts against Minnesota.
One of those questions asked about the Vikings having Eli’s number. Do not ask about who has Eli’s number. Here was his response:
“I don’t think, ah, I don’t think anybody has my phone number on the Vikings. Maybe [former teammate] Linval [Joseph], I’m not sure. I’m trying to think if I have anybody’s number. Maybe somebody, I’m sure. Bradford! I think I got Sam Bradford’s number. He’s got my number. I can’t think of anybody else’s offhand. I’ll look in my phone and get back to you on that one.’’
While Eli may not remember all the football players on his phone, we already know that he has football on his phone.