WRs give Eli weapons to beat anyone

Wideouts Cruz, Nicks and Randle give Eli Manning the firepower he needs to win

Updated: September 13, 2013, 8:06 PM ET
By Johnette Howard | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- There's never a good time to face Peyton Manning. What he did to defending champion Baltimore was the story of the NFL in Week 1. But it was still the law of probability, and not some silly bravado, that made Giants cornerback Terrell Thomas unafraid to look at the NFL record-tying seven touchdown passes that Manning torched the Ravens for last week, and still feel he didn't risk irritating the Broncos star with his prediction: "That's not going to happen again against us this week."

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