Stephen A. applauds the Giants for replacing Eli Manning with Daniel Jones | First Take

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  • Published: 17 September 2019
  • Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman react to the New York Giants replacing Eli Manning with rookie Daniel Jones as the starting QB.
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  • Zarion Jones
    Zarion Jones  1 weeks back

    Yeah but when Mcadoo benched him you all bashed him and called for his job. He was a better coach period.

    • Jordan Dobbins
      Jordan Dobbins  3 weeks back

      Im not a giants fan i was around when eli played he has won two sb rings but its time to move on from him

      • fake conservatives
        fake conservatives  3 weeks back

        Eli has a ring .. u have um stupid show

        • Willie Dejesus
          Willie Dejesus  3 weeks back

          Praise YOU Steven-A!
          YOU hit it right on the bull's eyes by mentioning the emotional and drowned energy us GIANTS fans have endured not only in the last 6 or 7 seasons? But more like 13 of the 15 complete seasons that Eli Manning has played and this 16th season was no exception! It was about time the owners or the entire staff put us fans first! So thank you Steven-A for bringing up such valuable point!

          • Bob Smith
            Bob Smith  3 weeks back

            She needs to stfu!

            • Project mgr
              Project mgr  3 weeks back

              Daniel Jones looks more like Eli actually looks like an Eli Clone. They look more like brothers than peyton does?

              • Zachary Humphries
                Zachary Humphries  3 weeks back

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                • Evan LaFond
                  Evan LaFond  3 weeks back

                  Eli the best stop disrespecting him and saying he sucks he’s trying his best tf give him a chance

                  • Poop
                    Poop  4 weeks back

                    Eli has a cerebral mind?!

                    • Ethan Po
                      Ethan Po  4 weeks back

                      I love,love Eli! He bought us 2 chips and great joy for a decade in a half. The memories will never fade and we will always love Eli...but its time smh But Eli will bow out gracefully and we need to give him a statue. He will always be our guy.

                      • British Boxer
                        British Boxer  4 weeks back

                        Title should be : Stephen A. applauds the Giants for replacing Eli Manning with a genetically modified clone of Eli Manning....

                        • jj de B
                          jj de B  4 weeks back

                          You all were hating on Daniel Jones,, especially you Max and Mr A Smith,, saying even his name was wrong,, now you all saying he s a great player,, you forgot when you said Daniel Who?

                          • Jeff Mitchell
                            Jeff Mitchell  4 weeks back

                            Eli should go be a sports talk host in San Diego. They like him there now.

                            • Sharrieff Vincent
                              Sharrieff Vincent  4 weeks back

                              is he that good or is the kicker from Tampa Bay just that bad !

                              • Angelo Materia
                                Angelo Materia  4 weeks back

                                Stephen “I disagree and here’s why” smith

                                • Eric Mariani
                                  Eric Mariani  4 weeks back

                                  Eli should have been gone. He’s washed up! He’s done! Stick a fork in it!

                                  • Eric Mariani
                                    Eric Mariani  4 weeks back

                                    It’s about freaking time! Let’s get some new blood.

                                    • Trey Hall
                                      Trey Hall  4 weeks back

                                      🤔So 💣💣💣✌️👆🐰

                                      • Jordi Sanchis-Sanchez
                                        Jordi Sanchis-Sanchez  4 weeks back

                                        Good OL? They allowed 5 sacks on Jones (sure, he needs to improve his pocket awareness), he had a fumble recovered by TB, and he had to use his legs because of the pressure. Not sure this OL is or performed as good as Max claims it to be. However, I am sure every single OLmen is excited and pumped to be playing for Jones and will work harder to protect him. Very happy Jones' first game ended up in the epic W as it was. TB shot themselves on the foot and lost that game, but to come back from that deficit and without Saquon is spectacular and makes for a great story. Very happy for Jones, and the Giants. But the OL? Average at best, imo. Bottom line: Giants don't win that game with Eli. Thank you and goodbye, Eli.

                                        • janis317
                                          janis317  4 weeks back

                                          Yeah he looks good against Cincy but that was a secondary that had 4 total picks and 0 from their corners all of last year, He also looked good against Tampa and Washington but their secondaries are as bad as the Bengals. Lets see what he does against elite secondary play that has a pass rush to back it up.

                                          • Jungle Man
                                            Jungle Man  4 weeks back

                                            God thank you. Now i can watch my Giants again. After his brother retired, it just seemed like Eli gave up. They shouldve traded him a long time ago. Ecspecially how much players move around through the league now.

                                            • J Stawch
                                              J Stawch  4 weeks back

                                              watching this after saquon got hurt . Lol

                                              • explore 2580
                                                explore 2580  4 weeks back

                                                i want to sleep with molly and here's why

                                                • kassi420
                                                  kassi420  4 weeks back

                                                  I disagree with Max that Offensive line was still garbage

                                                  • Marcus Henderson
                                                    Marcus Henderson  4 weeks back

                                                    Jones can run too

                                                    • Marcus Henderson
                                                      Marcus Henderson  4 weeks back

                                                      Saquon is to Barkley as Touch is to Down

                                                      • stick jr.
                                                        stick jr.  4 weeks back

                                                        Stephen A on1, Max kellerman 0

                                                        • Colin Stapleton
                                                          Colin Stapleton  4 weeks back

                                                          This is aging well

                                                          • Dino Gonzalez
                                                            Dino Gonzalez  4 weeks back

                                                            Plz get rid of molly /: it’s hard to watch tbh

                                                            • Joshua Jacobs
                                                              Joshua Jacobs  4 weeks back

                                                              You can tell if molly speaks SAS looks pissed

                                                              • Relayer6a
                                                                Relayer6a  4 weeks back

                                                                Maybe, contrary to what people think, Eli might not want to do it anymore.

                                                                • DXGypsy's Old Time Radio

                                                                  I remember only a month ago these clowns laughing at the Giants over Jones and every reason the team was wrong for doing it. Now they're jumping on the bandwagon. To late. We remember.

                                                                  • paul creighton
                                                                    paul creighton  4 weeks back

                                                                    well yous were wrong the boy played really good

                                                                    • Bryan Cruz
                                                                      Bryan Cruz  4 weeks back

                                                                      Who's here after Daniel Jones carried the Giants to their first W? 🔥

                                                                      • NBK6
                                                                        NBK6  4 weeks back

                                                                        Manning a namby-pamby with a ball who got lucky twice having good players around him. He's never been athletic, has 0 moves. Get rid of him already.

                                                                        • tspectuning
                                                                          tspectuning  4 weeks back

                                                                          I love Stephen A. And I love Daniel Jones, LETS GO BIG BLUE!!! The comeback kid is coming for that ring!!!!

                                                                          • Morris Fostoff
                                                                            Morris Fostoff  4 weeks back

                                                                            If Giants really want to win, they should start using the old 2 backs A formation, they have two outstanding running backs, so many more plays can be constructed with 2 running backs, all you need is the creativeness. At all times one man is back to block, for the runner or QB. but there are so many criss-cross plays that defense will never know who has the ball, or there are more options for passing to either one & open up the running game that way. Giant plays have been mundane & boring, I am 95 yr old,& I can predict 90 % of all your plays by the simple formations that U stick with for 20 yrs or more.

                                                                            • Michael Duncan
                                                                              Michael Duncan  4 weeks back

                                                                              Lol I'm watching them play Tampa Bay and he just fumbled

                                                                              • Real Heel Ryan
                                                                                Real Heel Ryan  4 weeks back

                                                                                Eli hasn’t been the problem. Definitely not the solution but to put the losses squarely on his is just moronic.Everyone knew this wasn’t going to be a good year. They brought Eli back to teach Jones how to be a qb in the NFL before handing him the reigns. Stephen is doing what he does best. Running off at the mouth about things he has no idea about and has never even tried.

                                                                                • James Friss
                                                                                  James Friss  4 weeks back

                                                                                  Yes he should have been let go last year he is not a good quarterback 240 int career horrible

                                                                                  • NYGiants11
                                                                                    NYGiants11  4 weeks back

                                                                                    James Friss 2 time SB MVP and champion you dumbass. Top 10 in passing yards and TDs. HoRrIbLe

                                                                                • Ludvig Borga
                                                                                  Ludvig Borga  4 weeks back

                                                                                  Really, Kellerman? You thought Manning was "cooked" last year? He passed for 4200 yards while only throwing 11 interceptions with an offensive line made out of origami paper. Other quarterbacks would give their left kidney to have a season like that.

                                                                                  • Riveriux Phenom
                                                                                    Riveriux Phenom  4 weeks back

                                                                                    I will forever hate Eli Manning.

                                                                                    • Trickshot Squad
                                                                                      Trickshot Squad  4 weeks back

                                                                                      Giants should sign AB

                                                                                      • Danielle Murtagh
                                                                                        Danielle Murtagh  4 weeks back

                                                                                        Fresh set of eyes and a new hunger to win and prove himself to us Giants Fans❤Good Luck Daniel I wish you all the best!

                                                                                        • Edward Mowton
                                                                                          Edward Mowton  4 weeks back

                                                                                          Stephen A. Smith's stylist should also be benched. Checkered shirt on checkered suit with a textured tie... lol

                                                                                          • kingkongstrong
                                                                                            kingkongstrong  4 weeks back

                                                                                            I will take Eli in Carolina.

                                                                                            • John Pembroke
                                                                                              John Pembroke  4 weeks back

                                                                                              Who watches so much that this show still airs.

                                                                                              • longflopy dog
                                                                                                longflopy dog  4 weeks back

                                                                                                Eli has Downs