Tom Coughlin and Eli have earned the benefit of the doubt over the Jets.
Even Gov. Christie -- a die-hard Jets fan -- had to marvel at Tom Coughlin.
Eli was a man among Mannings, a proud father holding his baby girl.
Eli Manning may not be the best QB, but he's the toughest.
Yes, you can duplicate moments in time. Yes, you can recapture past glories.
Eli showed at least one of the Manning boys inherited Archie's scrambling skills.
If Eli didn't have Tom Brady's respect before Super Bowl XLII, he has it now.