If the poll had been done before this season, it's likely most would have chosen the franchise running back over the consistent possession receiver. But that's distilling the situation far too much and ignoring so many things that are really crucial not to just playing, but to leading.
On Sunday, as the Giants won their fifth in a row since an 0-2 start, it was Toomer who again played the quiet but crucial role. He started off the scoring in what was eventually a 33-15 victory over San Francisco with a touchdown that put him atop the Giants' all-time list for touchdown receptions with 49 – but that's more trivia than importance.
What Toomer does that's far more important, if somewhat immeasurable, is set the tone with a quietly positive vibe. There's not much talk. There's not much celebration. There'sRead More »from Calm in a Giant storm