Poor Eli Manning. He's already five weeks into what is by far the worst season of his career, he's been playing with what is essentially a permanent Manning Face, and now he's catching shit from some guy who's running for the mayoralty of Hoboken, N.J.
Manning, a Hoboken resident, recently endorsed incumbent mayor Dawn Zimmer for the upcoming election in November, and her opponent, Tim Occhipinti, has taken issue. In response, he's written a cheeky open letter to Peyton Manning, urging big brother to talk to Eli about changing his endorsement. And Occhipinti's got burns!
In the past few weeks since baby brother agreed to throw his hat into Hoboken politics, and agreed to attend our opponent’s fundraiser; the Giants have lost every game, and Eli has had a very tough go of it.
We are not sure whether it’s the 14 sacks he has endured that made his off the field political decision-making questionable –or if the 9 interceptions and 2 fumbles this year show that he is making questionable decisions on and off the field.
What we do know is that concentrating on football alone could help our team get back on track.
Please Peyton, talk to Eli and help us get another championship. Let baby brother know that we believe in his football skills. We know his recent questionable judgment on the field and in Hoboken politics can be corrected. The Giants can get back on track and back to their winning ways! Let him know that 0-4 quarterbacks get involved in politics. Winning quarterbacks stick with what is happening on the field. Go Big Blue.
You know what, Tim Occhipinti? Eli Manning doesn't need this crap from you. Is this really the face of someone who needs to be picked on by a local politician?
Shame on you, sir.