SEATTLE (AP)—Eli Manning isn't ready to hear all the accolades
the New York Giants might be getting as one of the NFL's top teams
at the midway point, no matter how dominating they looked Sunday.
"Don't start thinking we're good right now," Manning
Manning picked apart Seattle's secondary for 232 yards and three
touchdowns and Ahmad Bradshaw added two TDs - all in the opening
half - and the Giants routed the Seahawks 41-7 on Sunday.
Coming off its bye, New York (6-2) needed just one half to win
its fifth straight, put away any memories of past flubs in Seattle
and stake claim at the top of the NFC East.
"Things are going well right now," Manning said. "But we've
just got to make sure we stay committed to getting better."
New York's statement was swift and efficient, not allowing the
undermanned Seahawks hope of pulling the upset or letting their
notoriously loud home crowd get rocking.
The Giants still had fresh of five years ago when they were
penalized 14 times - including 11 false starts - in a 24-21
overtime loss. A year later, after the Giants made claims that