Eli Manning RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Giants owner says to pump the brakes on Davis Webb as 'heir' to Eli Manning

    CBS Sports "The expectations heaped on young quarterbacks in the NFL is always interesting to watch, because there's a sliding scale. If you are a first-round pick, expectations are very high. Second-round picks have fewer expectations, and third-round picks even less, until said third-round pick is taken by..." May 10

  • Victor Cruz: Eli Manning should ‘own up’ to memorabilia email

    Yardbarker "Eli Manning is headed to court over alleged memorabilia fraud, and one of his former New York Giants teammates thinks he has some explaining to do. Victor Cruz thinks Manning owes it to his fans to at least explain what his email request for two helmets that could “pass for game-worn” was all..." May 05

  • Ben McAdoo: It's not Eli Manning's job to develop QBs

    New York Post "Eli needs to concentrate on Eli. Sure, the Giants have an eager rookie, third-round pick Davis Webb, soon to be on the scene and anxious to learn everything he can from Eli Manning, two-time Super Bowl MVP. Davis is going to want to pick Eli’s brain, just as former Jets quarterback Geno Smith..." May 03

  • Eli Manning’s world is changing, and the threat is in the building

    New York Post "Eli Manning is at a crossroads, a 36-year-old quarterback coming off a so-so season, hearing unprecedented attacks on his integrity and facing his football mortality, with a 22-year-old rookie about to enter his orbit. Manning is the franchise quarterback, the face of the Giants and revered in..." May 01

  • Giants lawyers release more Eli Manning emails to media

    Pro Football Talk "Nearly two weeks ago, the lawyers representing the plaintiffs in a memorabilia fraud lawsuit against the Giants produced an email that arguably contains smoking-gun evidence of quarterback Eli Manning’s involvement in the scheme, with Eli asking the team’s equipment manager for two helmets that..." April 26

  • Giants, Eli Manning say memorabilia dealer misrepresented emails

    ESPN "Attorneys representing the New York Giants and Eli Manning have fired back, filing a motion stating that "relevant evidence" was intentionally omitted to create the impression that the quarterback was complicit in a game-used memorabilia scheme. The claim was part of a brief filed Wednesday in..." April 21

  • Eli Manning angrily denies link to memorabilia fraud

    ABC News "New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning vehemently denied accusations Thursday that he knowingly provided fake game-used memorabilia to collectors, as was suggested in a recent lawsuit. "I've done nothing wrong and I have nothing to hide," Manning said Thursday. Manning turned over a..." April 20

  • Sports memorabilia dealer says Eli Manning items are legit

    Sporting News "Brandon Steiner wants to put his clients at ease. The CEO Steiner Sports went on Facebook Live Tuesday to discuss a lawsuit that alleges Steiner's sports memorabilia company sold Giants items passed off as "game-worn" jerseys and other equipment. At the center of the suit is Giants quarterback..." April 19

  • Has Giants memorabilia case triggered criminal probe?

    New York Post "Eli Manning’s smoking-gun ­e-mail allegedly seeking phony game-worn gear meant to dupe collectors was sent too long ago for the FBI or New Jersey state prosecutors to bring criminal fraud charges, sources said Friday. The federal statute of limitations is five years — and it is six in the..." April 16

  • Chris Christie rips Giants, Eli Manning over fake memorabilia lawsuit

    Newark Star-Ledger "Gov. Chris Christie ripped into "the liar Eli Manning" and the New York Giants during a radio appearance Friday morning, a day after a report revealed Manning turned over a possibly incriminating email in a lawsuit alleging he was involved in a fake sports memorabilia scheme. "He got caught,"..." April 14

  • Brandon Jacobs defends ‘wholesome’ Eli Manning

    Sportress of Blogitude "Brandon Jacobs on Thursday took to social media to defend Eli Manning, saying his former New York Giants teammate doesn’t “have a bad bone in his body.” News broke earlier this week that a lawsuit has been filed in which Manning is named as a player in a fraudulent memorabilia scheme. But..." April 14

  • Giants: Eli Manning memorabilia report a 'misguided attempt to defame his character'

    CBS Sports "A report surfaced Thursday claiming emails written by Giants quarterback Eli Manning prove he was involved in a scheme to pass off equipment as "game used." Lawyers for the Giants released a statement later Thursday, calling the report "the latest misguided attempt to defame his character."..." April 14

  • ‘Proof’ Eli Manning was in on Giants memorabilia scheme

    New York Post "Giants quarterback Eli Manning was in on a scheme to sell phony game-worn gear — sending an email asking the team’s equipment manager for “helmets that can pass as game used,” according to blockbuster court papers obtained by The Post. The legal filing also alleges that Big Blue failed to..." April 13

  • Why dental issue is no excuse for Giants WR Odell Beckham missing Eli Manning's quarterback camp

    New York Daily News "What’s Odell up to this offseason? As far as we can tell, no more boat trips or hanging with the Biebs. But he was on his pal Drake’s “Boy Meets World,” tour across Europe. He showed up at the Final Four to support his North Carolina Tar Heels as they won the championship. No matter that he..." April 09

  • Eli Manning says he’d be fine with Giants drafting a quarterback

    New York Post "The rumblings are louder than ever that the Giants, for the first time in more than a decade, are giving serious consideration to taking a quarterback fairly high in the upcoming NFL draft, someone the team views one day being capable of succeeding Eli Manning. After all, Manning is 36 and the..." April 07

  • Exploring just how numbered Eli Manning’s days in the NFL really are

    New York Daily News "Finding Eli Manning's successor might be a more pressing matter than most think. The Giants have made no secret about the fact that they are now looking for a quarterback to eventually take the reigns from Manning, be it Geno Smith, a rookie or someone else. While many figure that Manning,..." April 03

  • Giants coach Ben McAdoo says team might have found Eli Manning's successor

    Newsday "Either Ben McAdoo enjoys simultaneously trolling Jets and Giants fans, or he is legitimately excited about having Geno Smith not only as part of this year’s team but potentially as a part of the franchise for years to come. McAdoo was practically bubbly when discussing the former Jets starter..." March 31

  • Ben McAdoo: Geno Smith could be Eli Manning’s eventual replacement

    Sportsnaut "Sometimes it is all about reporting the news, rather than believing it. Therefore we bring this tidbit of information, straight from the lips of New York Giants head coach Ben McAdoo. The Giants signed Smith a couple of weeks into free agency as a backup to quarterback Eli Manning. Apparently,..." March 28

  • Geno Smith: I'm going to write down everything Eli Manning does

    Giants "The Giants today added two more veteran players, a quarterback and their first defensive newcomer of the offseason. The newest Giants are Geno Smith, who spent his first four NFL seasons with the Jets, and cornerback and special teams standout Valentino Blake, who has played for Jacksonville,..." March 21