Jacobs didn't hold back in picking Manning.
Despite leading the Giants to four playoff appearances, Manning's had trouble escaping the far-reaching shadow of his older brother, Peyton, but Jacobs could care less about all that.
"To be honest with you, I could give a damn, or give a (expletive) if people respect Eli or not," he said. "As long as he keeps coming out there throwing that rock and getting us in situations where we can win games."
This is a case of a player touting his own embattled passer.
Eli's Super Bowl XLII victory hasn't fully erased doubts about his ability to get the Giants back to another championship, so what would Romo need to do to silence his doubters? End world hunger? Heal the sick? Move into Troy Aikman's house? Hard to envision a time when Romo won't be under the lights, picked apart by onlookers, none of them in his shoes.