Eli Manning RUMORS & NEWS

  • With Odell Beckham contract drama potentially on the horizon, will Giants fans back him like they did with Eli?

    New York Daily News "In the most memorable commercial of Super Bowl Sunday, when Eli Manning hoisted Odell Beckham Jr. high into the air in some NFL-style “Dirty Dancing,” the Giants entertainingly changed the conversation from the doom and gloom of 2017 to Blue skies ahead next fall. Manning and Beckham were the..." February 21

  • Giants ask for delay in Eli Manning memorabilia fraud case

    Newsday "The Giants asked the New Jersey judge overseeing the civil lawsuit that accuses the team and quarterback Eli Manning of memorabilia fraud to delay the start of the trial until June 11. The trial is scheduled to begin March 26. The Giants, in their most recent court filings on Friday, say the..." February 17

  • Giants failed to investigate Eli Manning memorabilia scam: suit

    New York Post "Giants co-owner John Mara testified that e-mails about Eli Manning’s alleged game-worn gear scheme were troubling enough that he would have investigated if he knew about them — but new court papers allege that the team’s in-house lawyer turned a blind eye to evidence against the star..." February 12

  • Eli Manning: 'All indications are I will be back' playing QB for Giants

    USA Today "Eli Manning had his streak of consecutive starts snapped, dealt with a coaching change, and faced rumors that his time as a New York Giant may be coming to a close. On Friday, Manning addressed his future with the team, saying: “All indications are that I will be back and playing quarterback..." February 03

  • How Pat Shurmur feels about Eli Manning, Giants QB situation

    New York Post "The new guy is definitely a fan of the old guy. Giants coach Pat Shurmur was introduced Friday, and he made his evaluation and respect for 37-year-old quarterback Eli Manning clear. “I think the relationship’s gonna be very strong, I’ve watched him, competed against him, admired how he’s..." January 26

  • Giants GM has made QB decision after seeing real Eli Manning

    New York Post "The warning was clear as soon as Dave Gettleman took over as general manager. Yes, he said, Eli Manning looked great in a Dec. 17 game against the Eagles. No, Gettleman added, one game does not an evaluation make. And so, Gettleman studied tape of every snap Manning took in 2017 to make sure,..." January 25

  • Eli Manning may be Giants starter, but he’ll be looking over his shoulder next season

    New York Daily News "Eli Manning doesn’t have anything left to prove to a majority of Giants fans. That much was absolutely clear in November when the fan base revolted against John Mara’s, Ben McAdoo’s and Jerry Reese’s collaborative plan to phase out Manning and take a look at other quarterbacks. That’s what..." January 22

  • Giants GM Gettleman wants Eli Manning at quarterback, but will look at 2018 class

    ESPN "New York Giants general manager Dave Gettleman reaffirmed his desire for Eli Manning to remain as the team's quarterback in their meeting more than a week ago and shared some of his team-building vision while conceding he still will evaluate quarterbacks in the 2018 NFL draft class, according to..." January 21

  • Eli Manning, Giants GM Dave Gettleman have chat about QB’s future, source says

    Newsday "The process of determining Eli Manning’s future with the Giants has begun. The quarterback met with new general manager Dave Gettleman last Friday at the team’s offices, a source confirmed to Newsday. No resolution came from the conversation, which lasted about 45 minutes, but it undoubtedly..." January 19

  • This Blake Bortles just exposes Jaguars’ Eli Manning need

    New York Post "This game screamed for another quarterback running the Jaguars’ offense. A quarterback that, when combined with the Jaguars’ tenacious and opportunistic defense and strong running game, would instantly make them legitimate contenders not to simply have a chance to get to the Super Bowl berth,..." January 08

  • Gettleman’s ready for study session to decide Manning’s fate

    New York Post "The tape is not going to lie, and what it tells Dave Gettleman is what is going to determine what happens next with Eli Manning. During his introductory press conference last Friday, the new Giants general manager said he would move forward with Manning unless what he saw in the Week 15 loss to..." January 03

  • Would Eli Manning consider pay cut to stay with Giants?

    Newark Star-Ledger "Eli Manning wants to remain the Giants' starting quarterback, but he wasn't ready Monday to get into how much a return is worth to him. The veteran sidestepped a direct question about the possibility of accepting a pay cut or reworking his contract in order to ensure there's a place for him on..." January 02

  • Eli Manning deserves fond farewell if this is end with Giants

    New York Post "We met him as Peyton Manning’s baby brother, and all they had in common in the beginning was that royal football last name. But suddenly it is 14 years and two Super Bowl championships later, and Eli Manning is three days from his 37th birthday, and when he walks off the MetLife Stadium field into..." December 31

  • Giants' Gettleman to move forward with Manning; still may draft QB

    Pro Football Talk "The Giants held a press conference with new General Manager Dave Gettleman on Friday and it didn’t take long for Gettleman to field a question about quarterback Eli Manning‘s future with the team. After Gettleman wrapped up an introductory statement that promised “brutal honesty” in his..." December 29

  • Manning willing to ‘compete’ for the Giants’ QB job

    New York Post "Eli Manning is always so well-prepared, but not this time. This is all new to him, and he admits he does not know much about what comes next. “This is all kind of new for me,’’ Manning said Tuesday on his weekly WFAN spot. “I don’t know what the rules and what the timetables are. I think in..." December 27

  • Eli admits end might be near with the Giants

    Sportsnaut "Fresh off his first shutout loss since November of 2014, New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning is seemingly looking to the future. His team is 2-13 on the season and is right up there with Cleveland as the biggest embarrassment in the NFL right now. No one really knows what Manning’s future..." December 26

  • It’s time for Giants fans to give Eli Manning what he’s earned

    New York Post "It was supposed to be a celebration of a playoff team, a love affair between the town and the team, ringing in the new year with a Super Bowl resolution. It is forecast to be 21 degrees come 4 p.m. on New Year’s Eve, the merciful end of a season that cannot end soon enough for all New York..." December 26

  • Eli Manning To Start In Week 17

    Pro Football Rumors "There’s been widespread speculation regarding the future of Eli Manning with the Giants since he was benched by then head coach Ben McAdoo at the beginning of this month. However, Manning has started every game since McAdoo was fired and will be behind center come the start of the Giants’ Week 17..." December 24

  • Eli Manning just gave Giants definitive statement on his future

    New York Post "If this is truly Eli Manning’s Last Stand with the New York Football Giants, there is no doubt that the Eagles and their fans will be happy to see him go. But on a day when he threw for 434 yards, three touchdowns and an interception, when he scared the heck out of the Eagles and came within..." December 18

  • The complicated Eli Manning-Giants relationship is likely to continue — for better or worse

    New York Daily News "Steve Spagnuolo stopped on his way to the podium after Sunday's 34-29 Giants loss to the Eagles to have a serious conversation with his brother in interim-dom, GM Kevin Abrams. There was a lot for the two men to talk about after their Giants frustratingly fell to 2-12 despite a surprisingly..." December 18

  • John Mara wants Eli Manning to play for Giants in 2018 as team’s GM search begins

    New York Daily News "Eli still loves the Giants. And John Mara still loves Eli. The Giants are a team in transition, but Mara said Wednesday that he wants Eli Manning back for his 15th season with the Giants in 2018. Manning has previously said the Giants are all he knows and he wants to remain. When Mara was..." December 13

  • As Eli Manning and the Giants offense continue to falter, the decision not to play Davis Webb remains baffling

    New York Daily News "The Giants went back to 10 all right on Sunday at MetLife Stadium: that’s 10 points with No. 10 Eli Manning leading the offense. But hey, at least the fans came, right? Then interim head coach Steve Spagnuolo admitted after a 30-10 loss to the Dallas Cowboys that his “gut feeling” said Manning..." December 11

  • Giants Planning To Keep Eli Manning In Place As Starter For Week 15

    NFL Trade Rumors "Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the Giants are already planning for Eli Manning to be the team’s starting quarterback in Week 15 and moving forward. Rapoport adds that the plan to get rookie QB Davis Webb significant snaps this season is currently on hold, but they would still like to..." December 10

  • Beckham Jr. to Manning: 'We all support you'

    Sportsnaut "Odell Beckham Jr. likely spoke up for many of his New York Giants teammates when he tweeted some support for Eli Manning Friday. Looking ahead to Sunday’s big home game against NFC East rival Dallas, OBJ sent the following message out. We all know by now that Manning’s amazing streak of 210..." December 09

  • Dolphins Unlikely To Express Interest In Eli Manning

    Pro Football Rumors "Although the Dolphins have already been linked to a possible offseason acquisition of Giants quarterback Eli Manning, Miami is “highly unlikely” to pursue Manning given the club’s investment in fellow signal-caller Ryan Tannehill, team sources tell Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald. There’s a..." December 07

  • Eli Manning will start, Spagnuolo says he discussed decision with Mara

    Pro Football Talk "Geno Smith has been benched after one game, and Eli Manning is back as the Giants’ starting quarterback. Giants interim head coach Steve Spagnuolo says he made the decision, but he added that he discussed the matter with Giants owner John Mara. " December 06

  • Report: Eli Manning will start Sunday

    Pro Football Talk "Giants co-owner John Mara insisted on Monday that the way Ben McAdoo handled the organizational decision to look at quarterbacks not named Eli Manning had nothing to do with the organizational decision to deactivate McAdoo’s key card with four games left in the season. Mara did say that he was..." December 05

  • Only one way Giants can show Eli Manning respect he has earned

    New York Post "As you surely know by now, the Giants ended the respective tenures of Ben McAdoo and Jerry Reese on Monday. Now it’s time for them to restart the tenure of Eli Manning as their starting quarterback. Effective immediately. The Giants cannot undo all of the mess they created in taking for..." December 05

  • Eli Manning told Steve Spagnuolo he wants to start this week

    Pro Football Talk "Giants co-owner John Mara said at a Monday press conference that it will be up to interim head coach Steve Spagnuolo to decide whether Eli Manning returns to the lineup as the starting quarterback against the Cowboys in Week 14. Manning confirmed that he’d like that to happen later in the day...." December 04

  • Report: John Mara was ‘furious’ over handling of Eli Manning situation

    Larry Brown Sports "The New York Giants had plenty of reason to clean house after a season such as this, but the handling of Eli Manning’s benching was apparently the last straw for owner John Mara. The Giants’ decision to fire coach Ben McAdoo and general manager Jerry Reese seemed abrupt on Monday, but the..." December 04

  • Report: Eli Manning could start for the Giants this week

    Pro Football Talk "The Giants have fired head coach Ben McAdoo and General Manager Jerry Reese less than a week after McAdoo announced that Geno Smith would start at quarterback instead of Eli Manning. The way McAdoo presented that decision to the public, including an offer to let Manning start games with Smith..." December 04

  • Giants might need to prepare for full-on revolt over Eli Manning

    New York Post "If Giants ownership is already convinced coach Ben McAdoo is going to be dismissed after the season, there might be no reason to wait until Jan. 1, especially considering three of the last four games are at MetLife Stadium, and these final home games could spark some of the ugliest moments in..." December 04

  • Eli Manning says he plans to play quarterback in 2018

    247 Sports "Eli Manning will not be ready to hang up his cleats after the 2017 season regardless of whether or not he is starting quarterback for the New York Giants. This offseason, the Giants franchise will have a difficult decision to make on the soon-to-be 37-year-old quarterback, and it will likely..." December 04

  • Manning, Giants appear headed for a split, and Jacksonville is a prime landing spot

    CBS Sports "While the Giants brass has been hesitant to declare Eli Manning's storied tenure with the team over following his surprising benching last week, the rest of the NFL is. With Manning's consecutive game's played streak shattered and him making way for the embattled Geno Smith Sunday as the..." December 03

  • Ex-Giants 'discussing plan' to wear Manning jerseys on sidelines next week

    Sportsnaut "To say that this has been one huge dumpster fire of a season for the New York Giants would be an understatement. New York heads into Sunday’s game with a 2-9 record and in the midst of more drama following the “benching” of Super Bowl winning quarterback Eli Manning. Whether head coach Ben..." December 03

  • Archie says retirement is a possibility for Eli

    NFL.com "With all their success as a family, the Mannings have dealt with disappointment as well: Peyton Manning being released by the Colts in 2012; Cooper learning spinal stenosis meant he couldn't play football. And this week, Eli being pulled as the Giants' starting quarterback. The patriarch of..." December 03

  • Michael Strahan on Eli Manning benching: “This just isn’t right”

    Pro Football Talk "The Giants have spent the week dealing with backlash from their fans for benching quarterback Eli Manning in favor of Geno Smith. Now one of their own is speaking out about his own disappointment in the move. Hall of Fame defensive end Michael Strahan told Mike Garafolo of the NFL Network..." December 01

  • John Mara sounds like he’s saying goodbye to Eli Manning

    New York Post "Eli Manning has been in the building for 14 years. If anyone knows what makes the franchise quarterback tick, it is John Mara, the co-owner of the New York Giants. Check that. If anyone should know what Eli Manning is all about, it is John Mara. When Ben McAdoo went to Manning and clued him..." November 30

  • Manning's no-trade clause looms over uncertain future

    SNY TV "The very last thing Eli Manning requested the night before he signed his final contract with the Giants was a full no-trade clause. It seemed ridiculous at the time. He was about to get a four-year, $84 million deal. The Giants had long made it clear they wanted Manning to retire as a Giant. So..." November 29

  • CBS chairman says network would love to hire Eli Manning

    TMZ "Looks like Eli Manning's gonna be alright if he decides to hang it up ... 'cause he's already got a job offer from one of the NFL's biggest networks! We got CBS honcho Les Moonves out at Craig's with Al Michaels ... and when we asked about Eli going the Tony Romo route, Les was all about..." November 29

  • You Won't Believe How Many NFL Quarterbacks Started During Eli Manning's 210-Game Streak

    12 Up "It's the end of an era in New York. Now that the Giants have officially announced that their two-time Super Bowl champion quarterback Eli Manning will be headed to the bench, it doesn't just mean we're seeing a future Hall of Famer take another step toward the end of his career-- we're seeing..." November 29

  • Davis Webb says he's learned from Eli every day, and that includes the day after benching

    CBS Sports "When Sunday rolls around, the New York Giants will start someone other than Eli Manning at quarterback for the first time in 210 games. Manning's been under center for the Giants for every game since midway through the 2004 season, but Geno Smith is getting the call against the Oakland Raiders in..." November 29

  • Eli Manning Not Planning To Retire

    Pro Football Rumors "Eli Manning does not sound like he’s ready to retire after this season. The 14th-year quarterback still wants to play and believes there are “several” destinations out there for him next year, Dan Graziano of ESPN.com reports. This would throw a big name onto the quarterback market, one that..." November 29

  • Eli Manning’s next start could be in Jacksonville

    Newsday "And so ends the Eli Manning era. A shocking news release from the Giants at around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday announced that Manning won’t be their starting quarterback for the first time since 2004. At 2-9, second-year coach Ben McAdoo — who soon might be ex-coach Ben McAdoo — has decided Manning is no..." November 28

  • Giants should release Eli Manning

    Pro Football Talk "Fourteen loyal years of service, more than 200 straight starts, and a pair of Lombardi Trophies that wouldn’t have been won without him ultimately didn’t secure for Eli Manning the ability to end the 2017 season as the Giants’ starting quarterback. Even though coach Ben McAdoo says that the..." November 28

  • Ben McAdoo: Benching doesn’t mean Eli Manning is done with Giants

    Pro Football Talk "Shortly after the Giants sent out a release announcing that Geno Smith will start at quarterback against the Raiders this Sunday, head coach Ben McAdoo met with the media to discuss the decision to bench Eli Manning after 210 consecutive starts. McAdoo said the move was made after conversations..." November 28

  • Geno Smith to start over Eli Manning for Giants vs. Raiders

    Newsday "The Eli Manning Era is over. The Giants quarterback will not start on Sunday against the Raiders, ending a streak of 210 consecutive games in which he has taken the field with the Giants. Instead, Geno Smith will start. Rookie Davis Webb will play as well at some point this season. “This is..." November 28

  • At least Eli Manning, playing behind an embarrassing offensive line, still has his health

    New York Daily News "What you don’t want is for this season to end for Eli Manning, one of the great Giants of them all, the way Y.A. Tittle’s career effectively ended a long time ago, with Tittle on his knees at old Pitt Stadium, helmet off, blood coming down his face from a cut on his forehead, the moment captured..." November 26

  • Eli Manning: 'It's not the style of offense I'm used to playing'

    Sporting News "The Giants struggled once again on offense Thursday night against the Redskins, scoring only three offensive points in a 20-10 loss, and quarterback Eli Manning is understandably frustrated. The veteran completed 13 of 27 passes for 113 yards and threw an interception in the loss. Manning told..." November 25

  • Eli Manning: Losing so much ‘can wear you out’

    Sportsnaut "The New York Giants were throttled on Thanksgiving Day by NFC East rival Washington, meaning they have still won just two games this year. Eli Manning, a two-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback who has never missed a start in his career, is getting weary of this frustrating trend. When asked..." November 24

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