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Eli Manning says he is over Dallas Cowboys meltdown

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Eli Manning has said he is over the meltdown he had against the Dallas Cowboys in week one of the regular season.

The Giants were 23-20 ahead in the clash during the fourth quarter when they had possession of the ball in the dying embers of the game.

However, due to poor clock management, and the inability to take a sack when he should have, the Giants ended up losing the vital clash in the NFC East 26-27. Manning was slammed for it across all the New York papers for the decisions he made the next day.


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Nevertheless, Manning has said he hasn't paid much attention to the criticism because he is already focusing on the Giants week two game against the Atlanta Falcons.

He said, according to the Associated Press: “I’m over it. We’ve moved on. As soon as you start game planning for the next team and starting to take your notes, and get ideas, and see how you’re going to move the ball, make plays, buy completions, your mind gets on the next week and doing what you’ve got to do.”

The Giants haven't made the playoffs since their Super Bowl winning 2011 season. Certainly, being incapable of managing a game isn't going to change that statistic anytime soon.

If Manning wants to prove that his recent $84 million, four-year deal was worth it, he needs to be making the playoffs this year and time management is key towards that. However, focusing on the game ahead is the right way to try and change that statistic too, but both must be taken into consideration.

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