Eli Manning RUMORS & NEWS

  • Suddenly Eli Manning has silenced the calls for his benching

    New York Post "The Giants are now treating every Sunday like a playoff game, seeing each week as a step closer to making this once-dismal season interesting. Perhaps that’s why Eli Manning has suddenly found himself. The two-time Super Bowl winning quarterback was always at his best in the..." November 19

  • Jerry Rice 'Eli Manning Ain't A Hall Of Famer ... He's Not Good Enough'

    TMZ "Jerry Rice says there's no debate in his mind ... Eli Manning doesn't belong in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. "When I’m judging a player, I’m looking what he brings to the table. And, what I see with Eli Manning, there’s not..." November 15

  • Shurmur: Eli wasn’t wrong, even though Beckham was wide open

    New York Post "The Giants scored 27 points and Eli Manning threw three touchdown passes in the victory over the 49ers, a tsunami of production for an offense that has been parched all season. It would have been an even more prolific day if they were able to convert on third down from the San Francisco..." November 15

  • Eli Manning delivered the game Giants always knew was coming

    New York Post "Send the hearse back to the garage. Hold the flower arrangements. Cancel the memorial service. Eli Manning is not dead yet. Not after the 37-year-old quarterback — who’s become a human punching bag as the centerpiece of the Giants’..." November 13

  • Eli Manning Wants To Finish Career With NY Giants, Archie Manning Say

    TMZ "As tough as it may be, Eli Manning NEVER wants to play for another team besides the New York Giants ... his dad Archie Manning tells TMZ Sports. "I know he doesn't want to," Archie told us at LAX ... "Eli's theory is kinda, 'Go win a..." November 09

  • NFL Rumors Regarding an Eli Manning Replacement

    Big Blue Unbiased "According to Dan Duggan of The Athletic, he doesn’t believe it’s a slam dunk that Teddy Bridgewater would even want to play for the Giants once he hits free agency this offseason. This is something I recently talked about in both an article and on..." November 08

  • Pat Shurmur trusts embattled Eli Manning: He is going to 'help us win football games'

    CBS Sports "Eli Manning has had a forgettable season and there's still two months to go. Yes, he's completing a career-best 68.3 percent of his passes and is averaging 7.5 yards per attempt (which is 0.5 yards higher than his career average), but he's been sacked 31 times (he was sacked just 31..." November 08

  • Is Eli Manning worried he might be making final start as Giants QB vs. San Francisco 49ers?

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Eli Manning era as the Giants' starting quarterback could be down to its final 60 minutes, Monday night against the San Francisco 49ers.  Earlier this week, Giants head coach Pat Shurmur wouldn't commit to Manning starting beyond this..." November 08

  • Giants coach names Eli Manning starter for Week 10

    Larry Brown Sports "It has widely been assumed that Eli Manning will keep his starting job coming out of the bye week in the wake of rookie quarterback Kyle Lauletta being arrested, and New York Giants head coach Pat Shurmur confirmed that on Tuesday. While speaking with the media, Shurmur said Manning..." November 06

  • Giants Won’t Commit To Starting Eli Manning

    Pro Football Rumors "Eli Manning will get the start this week against the 49ers, but the Giants aren’t making any guarantees beyond Monday night. When asked during a Tuesday morning press conference, head coach Pat Shurmur declined to commit to Manning as the starter for the rest of the..." November 06

  • Eli Manning Thinking About Retirement

    Black Sports Online "Archie Manning did an interview with The Athletic and spoke on how Eli maybe thinking about hanging up his cleats after the season because the losing is too much for him to bear. “It’s as hard as it gets. This is as hard as it gets in football,”. “There are two..." November 03

  • Archie Manning sounds like he knows Eli is planning to retire

    247 Sports "Eli Manning and his time with both the New York Giants and as an NFL quarterback is winding down and the veteran two-time Super Bowl MVP knows it. Manning is due a $23.2 million salary cap hit in 2019 and the Giants would save $17 million if they release him. According to Archie,..." November 02

  • Archie Manning on Eli's struggles: 'I’m as proud of him as I was when they won championships'

    NewJersey.com "As of right now, Eli Manning remains the starting quarterback for the New York Giants. But with a 1-7 record going into the bye week, head coach Pat Shurmur will examine all his options for Week 10 and the rest of the season. Short of an historic..." November 01

  • No, switching from Eli Manning won't fix the Giants' issues on offense

    SNY TV "This would be a different story if the Giants had drafted Sam Darnold. Or even if they had drafted Josh Rosen or Josh Allen. Because if they had drafted a quarterback second overall back in April this would absolutely be the time to look to the future and bench Eli..." October 29

  • Giants’ coach Pat Shurmur won’t say it, but the Eli Manning Era is over

    Big Blue View "Pat Shurmur doesn’t want to tease a change at quarterback for the New York Giants. The head coach made that clear both Sunday after the team’s loss to the Washington Redskins and again on Monday. “I think Eli is our quarterback; but I did say, and..." October 29

  • The Giants’ transition away from Eli Manning must begin now

    New York Post "It is called Quarterback Hell, when your 37-year-old franchise icon is reduced to a helpless, frozen statue trapped behind a matador offensive line, more quartersack than quarterback — and Saquon Barkley can’t be your next franchise quarterback. No one will throw Eli..." October 29

  • Eli Manning won't waive no-trade clause

    NewJersey.com "The easiest way to save Eli Manning from the insult of his inevitable late-season benching and the further blemishes on his Giants record? Trade him. The problem? Manning has a no-trade clause that he does not plan to waive. Sorry,..." October 28

  • Eli Manning Looks Finished, While Putting Up Career Bests in Several Passing Categories

    The Big Lead "Eli Manning looks like a quarterback on his last legs. It’s hard to watch him over the last year and a half and come to a different conclusion. Last year, he averaged 6.1 yards per attempt, he took the second-most sacks of his career (31), and he only threw 19 touchdown passes, also the..." October 25

  • Eli Manning is headed for bench — it’s just a matter of when

    New York Post "  The call has not yet been made for Kyle Lauletta to start warming up in the bullpen. But he..." October 25

  • Why would Eli Manning want to stay as Giants tear down their roster?

    Newark Star-Ledger "Eli Manning will always be a Giant. Nothing that happens over the final year -- or is it months, weeks or even days? -- with the franchise he led to a pair of Super Bowl titles will change that.  If he went to another franchise to chase a third..." October 25

  • Report: Jaguars likely not interested in Eli Manning trade

    Yardbarker "The New York Giants have already made a couple of significant trades in advance of next week’s deadline, and there has been talk about them potentially moving on from Eli Manning as well. However, that would require another team having interest in the 37-year-old..." October 24

  • Eli Manning’s Contract Includes No-Trade Clause, Unlikely To Be Moved Before Deadline

    NFL Trade Rumors "Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Eli Manning‘s contract with the Giants includes a no-trade clause and it’s unlikely he’s going to be moved before next week’s deadline. The Jaguars were tossed out as a speculative landing spot for Manning..." October 24

  • Giants coach: Field commentary isn’t frustration at Eli Manning

    New York Post "Twice in the past two games, television cameras caught coach Pat Shurmur, while standing on the sideline, watching the Giants’ offense operate, voicing his displeasure at Eli Manning for throws he did not make. “I guess everybody’s into lip reading now,’’..." October 24

  • Eli Manning on pace to get sacked 55 times, by far the most in his career

    Pro Football Talk "Giants quarterback Eli Manning is getting sacked more this year than ever before in his NFL career. Manning has been sacked 24 times in the Giants’ first seven games. That puts him on pace to get sacked 55 times this season, which would be by far the most in his..." October 23

  • Should the Giants bench starting QB Eli Manning?

    Newark Star-Ledger "The New York Giants have a problem. Despite mounting losses and a first season quickly turning into a mess, Pat Shurmur is sticking with Eli Manning at quarterback. Shurmur never hesitated when asked if he was considering a change in the wake of a 34-13 loss to the..." October 17

  • The Giants’ Eli Manning facade hasn’t cracked yet

    New York Post "Eli Manning might not be listening, but he is the subject of rampant criticism about his ability to perform for the Giants at 37 years old. Outwardly, the Giants remain unified behind Manning. None of his teammates says anything within the locker room — at least for public..." October 17

  • Could Raiders' Derek Carr be QB to replace Giants' Eli Manning?

    Newark Star-Ledger "The solution to the Giants' half-rebuild might be Jon Gruden. Or rather his next discard. The Giants tried to win in the present with moves around quarterback Eli Manning in 2018, and it is not working.  If they replace Manning with a rookie or..." October 16

  • Phil Simms, Boomer Esiason: Eli Manning won't be Giants QB in 2019

    Newark Star-Ledger "Eli Manning's Giants days are numbered, say two former quarterbacks at the Meadowlands. Phil Simms and Boomer Esiason agreed Sunday on the NFL on CBS pregame show that Manning won't have the same job in 2019. "If I had to say yes or no,"..." October 15

  • How a Giants’ Eli Manning succession could shape up

    New York Post "Kyle Lauletta, the rookie quarterback from Richmond, is a perfect six-for-six this season. Six games, six designations as inactive. On game days, he is on the sideline, but not in uniform. The logical conclusion to draw from this is Lauletta is the No. 3 quarterback, behind starter..." October 15

  • Eli Manning Benching Appears Inevitable

    Pro Football Rumors "After an ugly loss to the Eagles on Thursday night, Giants head coach Pat Shurmur was asked if he would be making a quarterback change. Shurmur replied, “No. We believe in Eli (Manning).” But that did not do much to quell the rumors surrounding Manning’s job security, and..." October 14

  • Giants owner John Mara not shocked by criticism toward Eli Manning

    Clutch Points "The New York Giants have gotten to a slow start of the 2018 season dropping the first two games of the season, which has pushed much criticism in the direction of quarterback Eli Manning for the team’s shortcomings. In response to that, Giants co-owner John Mara has voiced that..." September 23

  • The Giants are ruining what’s left of Eli Manning

    New York Post "The whole idea, the Big Blueprint from the very top of the franchise, was to win now with Eli Manning. It was an organizational strategy steeped in romance and nostalgia and more than hope: Shore up the offensive line, get your 37-year-old quarterback a generational running back, and..." September 18

  • Did Giants make mistake in passing up Sam Darnold? Only Eli Manning can end narrative

    USA Today "Two signature moments of New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning's career — both literally and figuratively — have come in road victories at Dallas. He was superb in leading the Giants' 33-31 triumph nine years ago in the grand opening..." September 13

  • Eli Manning's offense is better but the Giants' problems are all too familiar

    Newark Star-Ledger "For the quarterback of an offense that produced as many touchdowns for the opposition as it did for his own team, Eli Manning seemed plenty pleased. And it wasn't just because he was still capable of standing on his own two feet despite his offensive line's -- and we're..." September 10

  • Can Giants afford Eli Manning in 2019 salary cap after paying Odell Beckham?

    Newark Star-Ledger "Once the Giants start paying Odell Beckham like a star quarterback in 2019, how long will it be until they have to pay their quarterback like a young wide receiver? Not long, suggests the NFL model. The strategy for winning while fitting 53 players..." August 29

  • With Odell Beckham Jr. re-signed, the pressure is on Eli Manning to deliver for Giants

    Washington Post "When the New York Giants benched two-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback Eli Manning last November, the clumsy handiwork of then-coach Ben McAdoo, the franchise’s on-field course seemed clear: Manning’s days in New York were all but done. The Giants surely would..." August 28

  • Jets would sign up for Sam Darnold producing an Eli Manning-like career

    New York Post "Sam Darnold was closing in on 7 years old when Eli Manning became a New York Giant. Darnold was 10 when Manning won Super Bowl XLII. Darnold was 14 when Manning won Super Bowl XLVI. Darnold, now 21 and quarterback of the Jets, and Manning, 37 and still quarterback..." August 24

  • Eli Manning: Saquon Barkley missing 'valuable time'

    NFL.com "New York Giants rookie running back Saquon Barkley has missed Big Blue's past eight practices while nursing a hamstring strain. Quarterback Eli Manning said Tuesday that the missed work, including last week's preseason game, is concerning for a rookie,..." August 22

  • Giants build hype for an Eli Manning we’ve never seen before

    New York Post "Eli Manning and Pat Shurmur were joking about the generation gap between the 37-year-old quarterback and his young social media-savvy lethal weapons — from Odell Beckham Jr. to Sterling Shepard to Evan Engram to Saquon Barkley. “Do a lot of dancing, probably more than I..." August 22

  • The race to be Eli Manning’s backup is heating up

    New York Post "It seems as if Davis Webb has the job locked up as Eli Manning’s backup, but the depth chart at quarterback isn’t that clear for Giants first-year coach Pat Shurmur. Webb played reasonably well when he started against the Lions on Friday in Detroit, which turned out to be..." August 20

  • ‘Who?’: Eli Manning quietly fires back at Jaguars star

    New York Post "By Eli Manning standards, this was quite a put-down. Manning came off the field after Wednesday’s joint practice with the Lions and was still perspiring when he was informed that Jalen Ramsey, the Jaguars’ top cornerback, ripped him. Ramsey, in a full-scale assault in..." August 15

  • Now it’s time for Eli Manning to reward the Giants’ faith

    New York Post "Eli Manning comes to his 15th season armed with so much to prove — if not so much to himself and his true-blue teammates, then to John Mara and Dave Gettleman and Pat Shurmur for believing that this 37-year-old quarterback can get off the canvas. And to cynics, who are convinced that..." July 26

  • Eli Manning admits he still has one keepsake from his brief time with the Chargers

    CBS Sports "Although Eli Manning has spent his entire NFL career with the New York Giants, there was a small amount of time back in 2004 when his rights were actually owned by the Chargers, and believe it or not, Manning actually kept the one piece of memorabilia that was produced during his brief time..." July 21

  • McAdoo 'at peace' with Eli benching that got him fired, admits 'my bedside manner hurt me that week'

    New York Daily News "Ben McAdoo finally has addressed the one topic people were waiting to hear him talk about: the benching of Eli Manning for Geno Smith that got him fired after 29 games as Giants head coach. McAdoo wrote in the “What I Learned” section of Peter King’s debut..." July 16

  • Giants QB Eli Manning basically disrespected by Madden 19

    New York Daily News "EA Sports has no respect for Eli Manning. The two-time Super Bowl champion received an overall rating of 76 in the Madden 19 video game — tied with Colts backup Jacoby Brissett for 35th-best among all quarterbacks. Here is a sampling of QBs with better overall ratings..." July 13

  • Eli Manning says Odell Beckham Jr. 'looked healthy' when they practiced together

    ESPN "When New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning and wide receiver Odell Beckham worked on full-speed routes last month at mandatory minicamp, Manning came away impressed. He thought Beckham looked like his "old self" during some throwing sessions between the two. Beckham broke..." July 10

  • Eli Manning believes this Giants' weapon is 'primed for a big season'

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Giants doubled-down on building a star-studded offense around 37-year-old quarterback Eli Manning this offseason, by drafting running back Saquon Barkley No. 2 overall, signing veteran left tackle Nate Solder, and adding second-round rookie left guard Will..." July 10

  • Controversial Eli Manning Super Bowl helmet to be sold at auction

    Larry Brown Sports "A helmet that was worn by Eli Manning during the most important win of his career is set to be sold at auction, and it’s one that has been a source of great contention in the past. According to ESPN’s Darren Rovell, Manning’s game-worn helmet from Super Bowl XLII..." July 06

  • Can Eli Manning reclaim his mojo?

    USA Today "Is going all in on Eli Manning the smart move? Team brass is committing to Eli Manning, at the very least for the 2018 season. The long-term outlook is dependent on performance, especially with the presence of 2017 third-round pick Davis Webb and 2018 fourth-round pick Kyle..." June 25

  • Eli Manning: Giants 'can win championships' and 'I want to continue doing it'

    North Jersey "Eli Manning isn't looking for a victory lap. Anyone who thinks Manning's 2018 and 2019 seasons -- he is under contract with Giants for both -- are about just rebounding from a 3-13 debacle or adding to his Hall of Fame resume is way off..." June 24