Eli Manning RUMORS & NEWS

  • Is it time for the Giants to bench Eli Manning?

    Newark Star-Ledger "At 1-8, the New York Giants season is long over. They have little to play for besides pride and setting up the franchise for the future. With the latter in mind, is it time for the team to bench two-time Super Bowl MVP Eli Manning and see what third-round pick Davis Webb can do? While no one..." November 14

  • Giants have no plan to bench Eli Manning, yet

    Pro Football Talk "The Giants won’t be benching Eli Manning. Until they do. With the season still not completely over (it’s close) and with a winnable game coming later today in the friends-and-family confines of Levi’s Stadium, the Giants are putting out the word that they won’t be benching Manning. That’s..." November 12

  • Eli Manning set to tie Peyton Manning for second place on prestigious all-time list

    Sportsnaut "New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning is most certainly in the twilight of his Hall of Fame career, and it’s been a brutal season for Big Blue. But there’s a bit of a silver lining among all the clouds for Manning this Sunday as his Giants travel to face the winless San Francisco 49ers at Levi’s..." November 11

  • The dilemma facing Eli Manning when Giants do the inevitable

    New York Post "A season and a team in disarray and turmoil, a franchise at a crossroads, a watershed moment looming. The succession plan for Eli Manning. Here’s mine: Draft one of the plums of the Class of 2018 — Sam Darnold, if he decides to leave USC, Josh Rosen or Lamar Jackson. Have Manning serve as..." November 07

  • Ben McAdoo: Eli Manning is our quarterback

    Pro Football Talk "In the aftermath of Sunday’s 51-17 drubbing at the hands of the Rams, Giants coach Ben McAdoo talked about looking at younger members of the team to see if they would put forth better performances than some of the guys who have been out there for the team’s 1-7 start. McAdoo was asked if that..." November 07

  • Giants’ Ben McAdoo open to benching QB Eli Manning

    Fanrag Sports "The New York Giants suffered another defeat on Sunday, falling to 1-7 on the season with a 51-17 loss to the Los Angeles Rams. With the receiving corps hit hard by injuries and much of the roster struggling, head coach Ben McAdoo is considering making changes to give some other players the..." November 06

  • Eli Manning: It’s on me to make this offense better

    New York Post "Jerry Reese knew what was coming. After making no changes to the Giants’ offensive line in the offseason, the general manager finally had to explain his reasoning for bringing back the much-maligned unit, which has contributed to the team’s unthinkable 1-6 start. Of the first nine questions..." October 26

  • How Giants should attack their looming quarterback crisis

    New York Post "Life After Eli Manning is a sobering and frightening prospect for a franchise that has been luckier than most at the most important position for the last 14 seasons, and for Giants fans. Whoever will be picking the players and picking up the pieces for the Giants after this season, whether it..." October 24

  • Don’t expect Giants to sit Eli Manning to see what they have in Davis Webb, says Ben McAdoo

    New York Daily News "Giants coach Ben McAdoo said there will be some roles changing over the rest of the season — just don’t expect Eli Manning’s to be one of them. With the Giants 1-6 heading into their bye week and coming off a performance in which they gained just 177 yards of total offense, the idea of having..." October 24

  • Eli Manning Doesn't Want To Play Anywhere Else

    Newsday "For now, it is little more than a suggestion from armchair general managers — some of them in the media — who believe it might be time for the Giants to trade Eli Manning. The logic goes something like this: At age 36 and on the back end of a likely Hall of Fame career, Manning is playing for..." October 13

  • Eli Manning upbeat despite being seriously knocked around

    New York Post "Eli Manning got sacked five times and knocked around by the Chargers and went in for an X-ray after the game to check out his neck. “Feeling good,’’ Manning said Monday on his weekly WFAN spot. “Not going to be a problem. There’s always some soreness and different things after games. Should be..." October 10

  • Matchup between oldies Philip Rivers and Eli Manning could be a goodie

    Los Angeles Times "In the car rides between the Chargers facility in Costa Mesa and his home in San Diego County, quarterback Philip Rivers can watch play after play in the mobile film room he had built for the season. He has seen the throws — the interceptions against Denver and Kansas City, and the deep strikes..." October 05

  • Eli Manning on Giants participating in protests: ‘We have to focus on playing football’

    New York Daily News "Eli Manning is sticking to sports. The Giants quarterback was asked about the protests going on across the NFL, which included three of his teammates taking a knee during the national anthem, but Manning’s response was rather mundane. “I think the team is focused on the game,” Manning said...." September 27

  • Eli Manning is on pace to shatter a painful Giants record

    Newark Star-Ledger "Eli Manning owns almost every Giants quarterbacking record. This is probably one he'd prefer to avoid, though. It would hurt like heck to achieve it. Manning has been sacked eight times in the first two weeks of the season, which has him on track to shatter the team's single-season mark for..." September 22

  • Eli Manning has no problem with Ben McAdoo’s criticism

    Larry Brown Sports "Eli Manning was heavily criticized by his head coach following the New York Giants’ dud on Monday night at home against the Detroit Lions. While that sort of criticism could create friction between a coach and QB, Manning accepted it in stride. Asked about Ben McAdoo calling him out..." September 21

  • Ben McAdoo says Eli Manning 'sloppy' on key fourth-and-goal mistake

    ESPN "The New York Giants' comeback attempt was derailed by what coach Ben McAdoo called "sloppy quarterback play" by Eli Manning near the goal line in the third quarter of a 24-10 loss to the Detroit Lions. The Giants were about to go for a touchdown on fourth-and-goal at the Lions' 2-yard line..." September 19

  • Ex-teammate explains Eli Manning’s problem: ‘Just watch his feet’

    New York Post "As the 2007 Giants gathered this weekend for festivities honoring the 10-year anniversary of the stunning Super Bowl XLII upset of the then-unbeaten Patriots — including what is sure to be a rousing halftime ceremony — Shaun O’Hara was and will be in the middle of the action, just as he was a..." September 18

  • Eli Manning is over the hill

    Sportsnaut "This is the new normal. If you haven’t watched much of the New York Giants in the last year or so, Eli Manning’s performance on Sunday night against the Dallas Cowboys may have come as a surprise. Manning threw for just 220 yards — 5.79 per attempt — and one of those backbreaking Eli Manning..." September 12

  • Eli Manning will become only third QB ever to start 200 consecutive regular-season games

    Pro Football Talk "Being the Giants backup quarterback is either the easiest job in sports . . . or the worst. It’s definitely the most boring. Since Nov. 21, 2004, Eli Manning has started every game for the Giants at quarterback. That’s 199 regular-season starts and counting. Washington has started 10..." September 08

  • Brandon Marshall confident in chemistry with Eli Manning despite limited reps

    New York Daily News "Eli Manning is no Ryan Fitzpatrick, at least according to Brandon Marshall. As the Giants’ new wide receiver continues to develop a rapport with his quarterback, he would not quite call Manning the best he’s ever had. “He’s got a long way to go to dethrone Ryan Fitzpatrick,” Marshall said..." September 05

  • Brandon Marshall has eyebrow-raising statement about Eli Manning

    Sportsnaut "What does New York Giants receiver Brandon Marshall think about his new quarterback, Eli Manning? It’s tough to say. But he may or may not think that Manning is in the same class as his previous quarterback, Ryan Fitzpatrick. Okay, then. In the interest of fairness, we do have to point out..." September 04

  • Giants putting Eli Manning on 'pitch count' ahead of 14th season

    ESPN "The New York Giants are ready to ease up on quarterback Eli Manning as he enters his 14th professional season. He may even be on a football "pitch count" with his throws limited as the summer and season progress. It seems almost sacrosanct for an ironman quarterback who has never missed a..." July 28

  • Giants memorabilia case has a second curious email

    Pro Football Talk "The list of hard-to-explain emails in the memorabilia fraud case against the Giants has doubled, at a minimum. In addition to the 2010 message from quarterback Eli Manning to Giants equipment director Joe Skiba, in which Manning asks for “2 helmets that can pass as game used” (the Giants claim..." June 30

  • Game-worn 2004 Eli Manning helmet allegedly lacks 2004 helmet decal

    Washington Post "The helmet is the trademark metallic blue of the New York Giants, and Eli Manning’s autograph stretches across the top in silver. Next to the “ny” logo are two words, also in silver, that increase the helmet’s value exponentially: “Game Used.” The helmet dates from 2004 — Manning’s rookie..." June 30

  • John Mara says Eli Manning has “a lot of years left”

    Pro Football Talk "In 2014, Giants co-owner John Mara said Eli Manning was still “in his prime and still has a lot of good years left.” Three years later, Mara has repeated the same. “We think he’s got a lot of years left in him,” Mara told WFAN on Thursday, via Dan Duggan of the Newark Star-Ledger. The..." June 22

  • Eli Manning fake memorabilia trial delayed indefinitely

    USA Today "The trial over a lawsuit that accuses the New York Giants, quarterback Eli Manning, equipment manager Joe Skiba and others of knowingly creating and distributing fake memorabilia has been delayed indefinitely, reports Newsday. On June 9, New Jersey’s Bergen County Superior Court Judge James J...." June 22

  • As Eli Manning's backup, rookie Davis Webb should expect ...

    NFL.com "After being drafted in the third round by the New York Giants roughly six weeks ago, Davis Webb is now a part of the smartest quarterback room I've ever been in. And the next few seasons could be the most beneficial of the rookie signal caller's NFL journey if he makes the most of working behind..." June 12