Eli Manning RUMORS & NEWS

  • Why Giants have to pay Eli Manning big bucks again

    New York Post "At a tense, tenuous time when our flagship franchise is nearing a crossroads, the franchise quarterback stands taller than ever as the most indispensable Giant. Whether Tom Coughlin is their coach or not in 2015 and beyond, the Giants need Eli Manning to be their franchise quarterback in 2015..." November 20

  • John Mara strongly hints Eli Manning is Giants QB of past, present and future

    Newsday "I spoke to John Mara last week for a story about Eli Manning's past. One of the things he said, however, had to do with Eli Manning's future. The story was about the 10-year anniversary of Manning being named the starting quarterback for the Giants. Mara was talking about how having that kind..." November 19

  • Giants' Eli Manning disagrees with 49ers rookie's assessment that he had 'happy feet'

    Newark Star-Ledger "Something went wrong for quarterback Eli Manning and the Giants on Sunday. Manning completed less than 50 percent of his passes and threw five interceptions in a 16-10 loss to the San Francisco 49ers. After the contest, 49ers rookie linebacker Chris Borland provided an interesting assessment of..." November 18

  • NY Giants GM Jerry Reese says Eli Manning is being too cautious

    New York Daily News "Eli Manning, once a never-say-die gunslinger, has only now learned to value each and every possession, to think smart play instead of big one. But he just may have learned his lessons in offensive conservatism a little bit too well. That’s what Giants GM Jerry Reese indicated Monday, when he..." October 28

  • Derek Jeter's advice to Eli Manning: 'Don't read the papers, stay positive'

    CBSSports.com "As Derek Jeter sits at his locker in a visiting clubhouse, he is mired in an 0-for-24 slump that will include four more hitless at-bats before it ends. The shortstop/captain's New York Yankees career, spanning two decades and including five World Series championships, will end before..." September 24

  • For Eli Manning to fit into NY Giants West Coast offense, he needs help from receivers

    New York Daily News "For all the discussion about whether Eli Manning is in decline or a good fit for the West Coast offense, he sure did look good on Sunday when everything was working right. Tom Coughlin saw that too, which is why he had this message for Manning’s teammates: How about giving him a little..." September 16

  • Eli Manning: Giants are 'a better team than last year' despite similar 0-2 start

    Newark Star-Ledger "It's not what you want to hear when your team just fell to 0-2 and showed some of the same fatal flaws that doomed them the previous season. Still, it happened. Quarterback Eli Manning made the statement that this version of the Giants is improved upon last year's crew, which began the season..." September 15

  • Eli Manning doesn't think he's in decline

    Newark Star-Ledger "Eli Manning is 33 years old now and is coming off a season where he threw a career-high 27 interceptions. On Monday against the Lions, he threw two more and now has multiple interceptions in three of his last five games. There were only three games without a Manning turnover last year. So is..." September 11

  • ‘Nervous’ Eli Manning: ‘We’ve got a lot of work to do’

    New York Post "Eli Manning isn’t the slightest bit scared about practicing or playing on his surgically repaired ankle. Having to get used to an entirely new offensive system and coordinator? That has the two-time Super Bowl MVP sweating a bit. “Yeah, it is different. You come into the season a little..." July 22

  • Eli: Peyton’s the better QB, but I’m better in the sack

    New York Post "Peyton Manning has all the records, but brother Eli beats him where it counts — in the bedroom. The Giants quarterback admitted Peyton is the better quarterback, but said he’s the better lover in an interview Wednesday on “Jay Mohr Sports” on Fox Sports Radio. Mohr gave Eli a quiz comparing..." June 14

  • Eli Manning says he could play in game tomorrow, doesn't even 'think about' ankle surgery

    Newark Star-Ledger "Eli Manning's rapid recovery from ankle surgery doesn't surprise the Giants anymore, and Manning doesn't even think twice when it comes to the first surgery he's ever had. Once thought of as a scratch for OTA's, Manning hasn't missed one yet. This afternoon, prepping for a round of golf at..." June 10

  • Change a positive for Eli Manning, says Phil Simms

    Newsday "Eli Manning is transitioning to a new offense for the first time since his rookie season in 2004, but take it from another Giants quarterback who went through a similar change late in his career: This could go much better than expected. "I don't think it's going to be tough for him," Phil..." June 09

  • Eli Manning: I feel 100 percent, but trainers say I’m not

    Pro Football Talk "Giants General Manager Jerry Reese said recently that quarterback Eli Manning was “out for spring ball,” which appears to have been either a misunderstanding or an overly pessimistic view of Manning’s condition after ankle surgery. Manning said Monday that he took about half the snaps during..." May 13

  • Eli Manning wants to reinvent himself this season

    Pro Football Talk "Giants quarterback Eli Manning threw 27 interceptions last season, the most in his career and the most any NFL player had thrown in any season in the last eight years. But Manning thinks things will change this year. At the first day of the Giants’ offseason workouts, Manning said this season..." April 23

  • Gilbride says talk of Eli’s decline is ‘ludicrous’

    New York Post "Kevin Gilbride is no longer calling plays for Eli Manning, but the Giants’ former offensive coordinator still has the quarterback’s back. Following a national discussion questioning whether the two-time Super Bowl MVP’s career has already started declining, Gilbride called the debate..." April 15

  • Eli Manning to undergo procedure on ankle

    NFL.com "Giants quarterback Eli Manning will undergo an arthroscopic procedure on his left ankle this afternoon. The procedure, a debridement of the ankle, will be performed by foot and ankle specialist Dr. Robert Anderson in Charlotte, N.C. Manning suffered a high left ankle sprain in the Giants’..." April 10

  • Eli Manning lawsuit: Attorneys for memorabilia dealer seek to get the case back to state court

    Newark Star-Ledger "Lawyers for the memorabilia dealer who accused the New York Giants of forging game-used merchandise filed a motion seeking to get the case moved back to a New Jersey state court. The lawsuit brought by collector Eric Inselberg against Giants quarterback Eli Manning, the Giants, Giants CEO John..." March 19

  • Giants confident Manning will return to 'high stature'

    CBSSports.com "Eli Manning is coming off a 27-interception season, and considering how much he struggled in 2013, you have to begin to wonder if Manning's best days as a quarterback are behind him. While there have been rumblings in the Giants front office that there's some worry about Manning's future,..." February 22

  • Collector fears Eli cheated him with ‘fake’ $8,500 helmet

    New York Post "A furious Florida sports-memorabilia collector who shelled out $8,500 for an Eli Manning rookie helmet now fears that it’s a fake — and that he was played by the Giants superstar. Kris Inchcombe said he bought the signed No. 10 helmet in 2006, around the same time that a new lawsuit claims the..." January 31

  • Eli, Giants scammed fans with bogus ‘game-worn’ gear: suit

    New York Post "Quarterback Eli Manning and New York Giants brass created bogus “game-worn” football gear to pass off as the real deal — and one of the forgeries is sitting in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, an explosive new lawsuit claims. A helmet on display in the hallowed Canton, Ohio, gridiron museum —..." January 30

  • Eli Manning's first task: learn Ben McAdoo's new offense

    Newsday "For the first time since he was a rookie, Eli Manning will have to learn a new offense. And he's pumped up for it. "In a way it will be exciting," the Giants quarterback said of having new offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo for the 2014 season. "You have to come in and you have to learn some new..." January 23

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    Two days after a high-ankle sprain, Eli Manning is still in a boot/on crutches. Fortunate the injury happened in Wk 17. Streak survives.

  • Manning: ‘I need to play better’

    New York Post "It was Eli Manning’s ankle that had him hobbling and in a boot Monday, but one couldn’t blame him if his shoulders were sore as well — worn out from shouldering the blame of a horrible season, for both himself and his Giants. Everybody from owner John Mara and GM Jerry Reese to Manning himself..." December 31

  • Eli Manning limps off just before the half

    Pro Football Talk "It is hard to think of a more fitting end to Eli Manning’s 2013 season than an intercepted pass and it looks like that’s how things may shape up. Manning was intercepted by Josh Wilson in the final minute of a rain-soaked first half at the Meadowlands and then limped off the field straight to..." December 29

  • Cruz: “Disconnect” between WRs and Manning

    Pro Football Talk "Once the Giants decide what their receiving corps is going to look like this year, they need to make an effort to get those people together with quarterback Eli Manning. That’s the opinion of wideout Victor Cruz, who said there was a “disconnect” this year which might help explain the..." December 28

  • Tiki On WFAN: Inconsistency Keeps Eli From Being A Great Quarterback

    CBS New York "Eli Manning has been anything but elite in 2013. The Giants’ quarterback has thrown 17 touchdowns to 26 interceptions — he leads the league in the latter category — and has been sacked 38 times. Oh, and his 6-9 team will miss the playoffs for the fourth time in five seasons. Yes, the..." December 26

  • Eli Manning relates to RG III struggles

    ESPN.com "A young quarterback getting picked apart in a large market; it's a familiar tale for New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning. Which means he can relate to what Robert Griffin III is enduring. It's not just Griffin, as some other young quarterbacks have struggled as well, notably San..." November 29

  • Time to prove Eli Manning’s status still warranted

    New York Post "The shine from those two Super Bowl MVP trophies Eli Manning owns has been slightly dulled by his dismal performance in a season that, in the end, he will turn out to be as big a reason as any the Giants will watch the playoffs from home. This follows a 2012 season when Manning failed to lead..." November 28

  • Giants never blamed Eli Manning for awful start

    New York Post "They never wavered, never whispered behind his back when he couldn’t stop throwing interceptions and could not lift them all from their mushrooming malaise, never looked at Eli Manning as anything but their once and forever franchise quarterback. And now, as 0-6 has become 2-6, as the Giants..." November 10

  • Tom Coughlin set to go down with the Eli Manning ship

    New York Post "“We’re going to win again with Eli.’’ Proclamations from head coaches do not come more defiant and definitive than those words Giants coach Tom Coughlin delivered Thursday in the wake of Eli Manning’s colossal struggles and with questions now surfacing about whether he should be benched with..." October 18

  • Captain Eli going down with Giants sinking ship

    New York Post "He has fallen from the ranks of the elite dragged down in a way Mark Sanchez was dragged down by the deterioration of the team around him. Eli Manning will one day get up because quarterback is his calling because he is still in his prime because he is strong of character because the Giants will..." October 12

  • No rift between Eli Manning and Hakeem Nicks after WR's comment

    New York Daily News "The Hakeem Nicks-Eli Manning rift if it ever did exist is officially no more. On Wednesday three days after Nicks made headlines for saying “I can’t throw it to myself” in the wake of Sunday’s 38-0 loss to the Carolina Panthers coach Tom Coughlin hinted that the comment was vastly overblown...." September 26

  • Eli Manning burning to finally top brother Peyton

    New York Daily News "They try to downplay it but for Eli and Peyton Manning Sunday’s Manning Bowl III at the Meadowlands — their final encounter unless there’s a showdown in Super Bowl XLVIII — will be a special day. It will be even more so for Eli if he and the Giants can pull out a victory something they haven’t..." September 12

  • Eli, Rolle among 5 Giants named team captains

    NFL.com "The players voted to retain incumbent captains Eli Manning Justin Tuck and Zak DeOssie and also elected guard Chris Snee and safety Antrel Rolle. “These guys were all elected by the players” coach Tom Coughlin said. “Am I happy they were selected? Yes I am because I think the number one thing..." September 05

  • Giants QB Eli Manning makes fast work of two-minute drill

    New York Post "There was a slight problem yesterday at the end of practice: Eli Manning scored too quickly. A training camp two-minute drill is supposed to last longer than 10 seconds but this one did not. The clock read 1:14 the ball was placed on the 31-yard line and the objective was for Manning to drive..." August 05

  • Tiki Barber: Eli Manning is better than Peyton Manning

    CBSSports.com "When it comes to off-the-field activities, Peyton Manning is clearly better than his brother Eli. Peyton is a better actor, rapper and football cop. Is Peyton clearly better than Eli Manning on the field? Not according to former New York Giants running back Tiki Barber. Barber, who co-hosts..." July 18

  • Hakeem Nicks plans additional workouts with Eli Manning before Giants training camp

    New York Daily News "Hakeem Nicks is doing his best to make up for lost time. The Giants' big-play receiver skipped the team's voluntary offseason workout program in May, for reasons he still prefers not to discuss. But he's working to get caught up now, and he said Thursday that he'll spend some extra time with..." June 28

  • Former Giants DT Canty says Flacco better QB than Eli

    New York Post "Chris Canty was cut by Giants and signed with the Ravens this offseason -- and believes he’s going to a team with a better quarterback. When asked in a video interview Friday with Pro Football Talk which signal caller is better, Eli Manning or Joe Flacco, Canty did not hesitate. “Joe..." May 26

  • Giants' Eli Manning still counting on Cruz

    New York Post "Eli Manning is hoping the thaw in what has been an icy Victor Cruz contract negotiation comes next week, because the Giants are hitting the field and Manning wants one of his top receivers out there with him. “I think hopefully we get into some real practices so hopefully as we get kind of into..." May 14

  • Eli’s not looking over his shoulder

    New York Post "The Giants traded up in the fourth round of the NFL Draft to take a quarterback, Ryan Nassib, who is nine years younger than Eli Manning. That maneuver, Manning says, did not spark introspection into his football mortality. “No, it really doesn’t,’’ Manning said yesterday at a March of Dimes..." April 29

  • Eli understands Cruz’s absence

    New York Post "Eli Manning has never been involved in any semblance of a contract squabble with the Giants but he sure sounds as if he knows what Victor Cruz is going through as the receiver remains a no-show at the team’s offseason program. Manning said he is not going to try to “pry’’ Cruz from his home to..." April 19

  • Peyton and Eli Manning back at Duke for informal workout

    Denver Post "Peyton and Eli Manning listened intently to Duke coach David Cutcliffe's instructions as the NFL quarterbacks worked up a sweat, briskly throwing a mix of deep and short passes at the Blue Devils' indoor practice field. The Mannings trust what their college mentor has to say. That's why when..." April 11

  • Manning at quarterback, they are Super Bowl contenders no matter how much the role players change

    New York Daily News "Four years ago the Giants were an NFL power, one year removed from a Super Bowl championship and possibly one gunshot wound away from winning two in a row. They had won 16 of their last 21 games, including playoffs. And they had money to spend. That’s when, in the first 40 hours of the 2009..." February 08

  • Giants QB Eli Manning insists he would 'never dread' the chance to play in Super Bowl against Peyton

    New York Daily News "There will be an awkward moment at the end of Super Bowl XLVII when one Harbaugh brother celebrates while the other laments a loss in the biggest game of his life. Eli Manning can relate to that, having already lost to his brother Peyton in an NFL game twice. But he knows that what the Harbaugh..." February 02