Toomer weighs in on Eli's struggles

January, 18, 2011
1/18/11
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Amani Toomer and Jeff Feagles recently signed autographs at the Broadway play "Lombardi" and both former Giants had interesting takes on two key components to the Giants' failure to make the playoffs -- the special teams and Eli Manning's interceptions.

Toomer said he thought his old quarterback "took a step sideways" this season but can fix the interception problem that plagued the Giants all season long. Toomer also noted that he didn't think Manning felt comfortable with his receivers with so many injuries to the receiving corps this season. But the Giants' all-time leading receiver in franchise history thinks his old team is very close to winning a Super Bowl again.

Feagles shared his thoughts on rookie Matt Dodge and what went wrong with the special teams.

Ohm Youngmisuk has covered the Giants, Jets and the NFL since 2006. Prior to that, he covered the Nets, Knicks and the NBA for nearly a decade. He joined ESPNNewYork.com after working at the New York Daily News for almost 12 years and is a graduate of Michigan State University.
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