Eli Manning RUMORS & NEWS

  • Why didn’t Giants run? Eli tries to put out clock-management fire

    New York Post "The Giants left themselves open to second-guessing with their clock management down the stretch once again Sunday. While not as egregious as their last-minute time miscues in two early-season losses, the Giants’ decision to all but abandon the running game on their final drive of an eventual..." November 16

  • Drew Brees' son cheering by school ties to Eli Manning, Odell Beckham Jr.

    ESPN "Drew Brees' oldest son Baylen -- the adorable kid from that iconic Super Bowl celebration in 2010 -- is old enough to really appreciate what Dad does for a living now. But Brees joked on The Dan Patrick Show that Baylen, 6, was a little too into the New Orleans Saints' 52-49 thriller against..." November 02

  • Eli Manning now 11th all-time in touchdowns thrown with 273

    ESPN "Eli Manning's third touchdown pass of the game Sunday was the 273rd of his career, tying the New York Giants' quarterback for 11th place on the NFL's all-time list with Joe Montana. The play was a goal-line touchdown pass to running back Shane Vereen. Manning's touchdown passes in Sunday's..." November 01

  • Eli Manning as game manager? New normal for Giants offense

    New York Post "My, oh my, what has happened to the Giants’ passing attack? If you did not believe it with your own eyes, you heard it with the first words Eli Manning uttered after his right arm played only a small part in the 27-20 victory over the Cowboys. This represented a quantum leap forward from the..." October 28

  • If Tom Coughlin, Eli Manning truly elite, they'll fix Giants mess

    New York Daily News "The real measure of a team, a coach, a player, doesn't come when things are going well in sports. Almost nobody goes undefeated. Success is more fleeting than it looks. It's why coaches and players in sports always talk about how their teams respond to adversity, when the going really gets..." October 21

  • Why won’t Eli Manning even look Rueben Randle’s way?

    New York Post "The Giants should be taken to task for the inadvertent freeze-out of Odell Beckham Jr. in the second half of Sunday’s 24-20 loss to the Falcons, but the larger issue might be this: Where the heck is Rueben Randle? As Victor Cruz’s replacement in the starting lineup, Randle played a team-high 68..." September 22

  • Eli Manning joins 40,000-yard club

    The Score "Peyton Manning on Thursday night became the second quarterback in NFL history to throw for 70,000 yards. On Sunday, his brother achieved a milestone of his own. " September 20

  • Time’s now for Eli Manning to show he’s worth $84 million

    New York Post "There was a time when he didn’t look like he would make it here, when the boobirds let him hear it. He was too easygoing for this market. His body language inspired no confidence. He wasn’t a leader. He wasn’t his brother. No one could see the winner within Eli Manning. The $84 Million..." September 20

  • Eli takes blame for telling Rashad Jennings not to score

    ESPN New York "New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning admitted taking strategic matters into his own hands late in Sunday night's season-opening loss to the Cowboys, confirming that he told running back Rashad Jennings not to score if he got close to the goal line. The purpose of the move was to run more time..." September 15

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    Dan Graziano @DanGrazianoESPN

    Coughlin said Jennings was "not instructed form sidelines" not to score. Thinks Eli was confused about # of timeouts.

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    Chris Mortensen @mortreport

    Giants and Eli Manning have their agreement. Same terms but Giants agreed to main hurdle - no-trade clause.

  • Report: Giants, Eli close to reaching 4-year, $84M extension

    The Score "The New York Giants and quarterback Eli Manning are on the verge of reaching a four-year, $84-million extension, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. Manning is in the final year of his existing contract and is slated to be paid $17 million in base salary for the upcoming season. It was..." September 10

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Giants & QB Eli Manning have made significant progress on a long-term extension, sources say. There’s confidence it gets done before Sunday

  • Progress has been made between the Giants and Eli Manning on a new contract

    Newark Star-Ledger "As the start of the season inches closer, so does the possibility of the Giants and quarterback Eli Manning coming to an agreement on a new contract. It could even happen before the start of the season on Sunday night in Dallas. Manning told NJ Advance Media on Monday that there has been..." September 08

  • Eli Manning: We have to be better in the passing game

    Newsday "f you are looking for a little optimism, consider this: Odell Beckham Jr. has as many receptions this preseason as he had all of last preseason and that worked out pretty well for him. Of course Beckham didn't play at all last summer, sidelined with a hamstring injury. This year he's been on..." August 23

  • Why the Eli Manning contract situation could drag out for quite some time

    Newark Star-Ledger "There is a delicate little dance being performed by Eli Manning's representation and the Giants over a new contract. Manning's side is asking for ... a lot. The team is looking for something more ... team friendly. Back and forth they go, when they stop nobody knows, although it could be..." August 22

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    Paul Schwartz @NYPost_Schwartz

    Eli ripped the report that he wants to be highest paid player in NFL. pic.twitter.com/JSfBfzNf4m

  • Eli Manning on highest-paid report: 'It's never come out of my mouth'

    ESPN New York "A clearly annoyed New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning on Wednesday disputed an NFL Network report that he's seeking to become the highest-paid player in the NFL. "The reports are all wrong," Manning said before Giants practice. "That's never been said, it's never come out of my mouth, I've..." August 19

  • Eli Manning wants to be highest-paid player in NFL

    NFL.com "Now that Ben Roethlisberger and Philip Rivers have landed long-term contract extensions, the attention turns to another highly decorated member of the 2004 quarterback draft class. Although the New York Giants hope to sign Eli Manning to a new deal by the start of the season, a "significant..." August 19

  • Giants want Eli Manning extension signed before NFL season starts, says John Mara

    New York Daily News "John Mara thinks Eli Manning "still has a lot of quality years left" and he wants them to be with the Giants. It's just still not clear how high a price the Giants are willing to pay to make that actually happen. Still, despite the "significant gap" in negotiations that the Daily News reported..." August 18

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    NFL Media PR @InsideNFLMedia

    .@RapSheet on Eli: "He wants to be paid higher than any QB in the game, wants to be game’s highest-paid player, more than Aaron Rodgers."

  • Giants should stop delaying the inevitable and sign Eli Manning to contract extension

    New York Daily News "The more the Giants lose players to injuries and struggle to find replacements in key areas, the more this season starts to look like 2011. And not necessarily in the good, Super Bowl-winning way, either. Underneath the championship glow of that season, there was this for the Giants: The NFL’s..." August 17

  • Eli Manning doesn’t care about Russell Wilson’s contract

    New York Post "Russell Wilson’s new four-year contract extension means as much to Eli Manning as your fantasy football team. “No. No, I’m not into the comparison about how much money you’re making,’’ Manning said, before the Giants’ first practice of training camp, on Friday. “That’s not my concern.’’ The..." August 02

  • Giants, Manning aim to complete deal before training camp

    ESPN New York "Contract extension talks between the New York Giants and quarterback Eli Manning have intensified in recent weeks as the team makes a late effort to see whether a deal can be done before training camp starts next week, according to sources close to the situation. One source Thursday described..." July 24

  • No QB could handle New York better than Eli Manning: agent

    New York Post "Not everyone can play quarterback for the Giants. Tom Condon, the agent representing Eli Manning, believes his guy is more suited for the role than anyone else. “The Giants have always been a solid organization, and Eli obviously is a unique human being and a terrific guy, so I think he’s..." July 23

  • Odell Beckham plans to follow Giants QB Eli Manning’s example this season

    New York Daily News "Odell Beckham has a role model for the 2015 season, and it's his two-time Super Bowl MVP quarterback. On Wednesday in a post on his website, odellbeckhamjr13.com, the Giants' second-year star receiver said he plans to rely on Eli Manning this season, following the signal-caller's..." July 22

  • Giants hope for Eli Manning extension in coming weeks

    Pro Football Talk "Giants quarterback Eli Manning hasn’t expressed much concern about the fact that he’s headed into the final year of his contract, something that could be attributed to agent Tom Condon’s certainty that the team will get a deal done at the “appropriate time.” That time may be fast approaching...." July 21

  • This could be Eli Manning's last season with the Giants

    SB Nation "The New York Giants are in a predicament with Eli Manning. The quarterback who helped the team win a pair of Super Bowls is entering the last year of his contract. Before they can agree to a new contract, the Giants need to answer some questions about the future of the organization. The longer..." July 04

  • NFL agent Tom Condon says Eli Manning will be shown the money by Giants

    New York Daily News "Tom Condon will soon begin negotiations on what likely will be Eli Manning’s final NFL contract, and he’s confident a deal with the Giants will eventually get done. Just don’t expect it to be at a discount, because the agent to the Manning brothers knows exactly what top quarterbacks are..." June 28

  • Eli Manning says Odell Beckham Jr. has to learn to deal with media

    Sporting News "Odell Beckham Jr. is rarely criticized. Suspect hamstring aside, the young Giants receiver is celebrated all across the NFL landscape and on the Madden NFL 16 cover. But he's not perfect. While his teammates practiced in mandatory minicamp, Beckham nursed a sore hamstring — the same injury that..." June 19

  • Unlike Seahawks' Russell Wilson, Giants' Eli Manning doesn't need insurance in contract year

    Newark Star-Ledger "On one end of the spectrum, there is Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson entering a contract year. Wilson was a third-round pick. He made $662,000 last year. On the other end of the spectrum, there is Giants quarterback Eli Manning entering a contract year. He had a $15.65 million..." June 18

  • Future unclear for Eli Manning and Giants as two have not yet met to discuss new contract

    New York Daily News "Big Blue decision makers have issued a loud message to Eli Manning with their silence as he enters the final year of his six-year contract. They say: Prove it, Eli. To which I say: Pay the Manning. Even though Manning is the best quarterback in Giants history, has won two Super Bowls with..." June 09

  • ‘Entourage’ creator rips Eli Manning over ‘tragic’ snub

    New York Post "Eli Manning won’t be rolling with Vincent Chase anytime soon. “Entourage” creator Doug Ellin slammed the Giants quarterback, alleging that Manning blew off the chance to appear in the HBO show. “One of the great tragedies was Eli Manning bailing on me. He said, ‘I love the show. I’d love to..." May 29

  • Eli Manning sympathizes with Tom Brady over DeflateGate suspension, but 'understands' NFL's decision

    New York Daily News "Eli Manning wasn’t happy at all to hear the news that his friend, Tom Brady, was suspended by the NFL in the wake of DeflateGate. Then again, the Giants quarterback said, rules are rules. “I don’t like to see anybody get suspended, I don’t like to see anybody get in trouble, so in no way am..." May 12

  • Tony Romo and Andrew Luck to join the Manning Brothers on Directv ads

    Awful Announcing "You remember those endearing rap videos that Eli and Peyton Manning made in 2013 (Football on Your Phone) and 2014 (Fantasy Football Fantasy) for DirecTV’s NFL Sunday Ticket? Well, the Mannings are going to have some company when DirecTV films its new advertising campaign for 2015. The..." May 11

  • Eli Manning hints at direction he would like Giants to go in draft

    New York Post "Eli Manning is nothing if not diplomatic. He is Switzerland: A walking, talking, pass-throwing fence-straddler. The Giants veteran quarterback is as apt to inject a strong — if mildly controversial — public opinion as he would be found dancing on a bar during happy hour in one of the frat-boy..." April 30

  • Eli Manning looks to familiar source for contract woe relief

    New York Post "At least publicly, Eli Manning continues to insist he is fine with the Giants letting him go into the final year of his contract. Manning again waved off questions about his contract situation at a charity event in Manhattan on Sunday morning, pointing to brother Peyton for leading the way in..." April 27

  • Eli Manning “comfortable” heading into final year of contract

    Newsday "Eli Manning said he'd have no problem playing under the final year of his contract if he does not get an extension from the Giants before the start of the 2015 season. "I'm comfortable," he said of that possibility during a conference call on Monday. "I have a job to do and that's to play..." April 20

  • Eli Manning Expects Giants Offense to Take off in 2015

    Sportsnaut "The New York Giants may have put up another disappointing season in 2014, going 6-10 and finishing in third place in the NFC East. It wasn’t for a lack of success on offense, especially through the air. Super Bowl-winning quarterback Eli Manning put up a career-high 63.1 completion percentage..." April 01

  • Manning, N.Y. no closer to extension

    ESPN New York "The New York Giants recently had another conversation with the representatives for quarterback Eli Manning, but the two sides are no closer to agreement on a contract extension and the Giants are comfortable letting Manning play out the final year of his contract, two sources close to the..." March 23

  • Eli Manning’s Giants future: fat new contract or lame duck?

    New York Post "At 34 years old, Eli Manning has one more new contract in him. But it may behoove the Giants to allow their franchise quarterback to play out his current deal, despite the unwanted lame-duck status that would hover over his 2015 season. It simply might not make sense for the Giants to empty the..." February 10

  • Archie Manning thinks Eli would retire if he had to leave the Giants

    Newark Star-Ledger "Eleven years ago, Eli Manning hand-picked the New York Giants. That is where he wanted to play and where his personal team made sure he landed. Eleven years later, Manning wants nothing more than to remain with the New York Giants. He's made his life (complete wife and children) in New Jersey,..." January 30

  • Eli Manning and wife welcome third daughter

    New York Post "Eli Manning has played in and won two Super Bowls, but even when the Giants have not advanced to the Super Bowl, Manning usually spends a few days at the site of the big game. But Manning did not make it this year, for a good reason – his wife, Abby, gave birth Thursday to their third..." January 30

  • Eli Manning's QB coach leaves for Nebraska

    New York Daily News "Eli Manning is getting to keep his new offensive coordinator, but he's losing his new quarterbacks coach. Danny Langsdorf, who was hired one year ago when the Giants shook up their offensive coaching staff, is leaving the team and the NFL to return to college where he'll become the new..." December 30

  • Eli Manning admits there’s ‘room for improvement’ in learning Ben McAdoo’s offense with Giants

    New York Daily News "Ever since the spring, Eli Manning has worked to learn Ben McAdoo’s offense, but with two games to go in 2014, the two-time Super Bowl MVP says he still doesn’t have it totally down. “There’s definitely room for improvement,” Manning said Wednesday. “There’s still some mistakes, there’s calls I..." December 18

  • Eli Manning says NY Giants star rookie Odell Beckham Jr. must say humble

    New York Daily News "Leave it to Eli Manning to keep Odell Beckham Jr. focused. During his weekly paid radio spot on WFAN, the Giants quarterback called Beckham a very “natural” pass-catcher, and added he’s “pretty savvy in his route-running and disciplined in his routes.” But Manning quickly added that Beckham..." December 16

  • Eli Manning on injury report — for 1st time in nearly 3 years!

    New York Post "Without saying a word, after less than one season to study the subject, Rashad Jennings — in a display of physical comedy — does a wonderful impersonation of Eli Manning’s subtle but ever-present shoulder shrug after he shakes off a hit on the quarterback. “His little thing he does,’’ Jennings..." December 11

  • Eli Manning defends Tom Coughlin, says coach not reason for NY Giants poor play

    New York Daily News "Tom Coughlin may want to shoulder all the blame for this nightmare of a season, but Eli Manning doesn’t plan on letting that happen. The Giants quarterback made that clear on Monday, blaming himself and his teammates for this season-long nightmare, and insisting that Coughlin couldn’t have done..." December 02

  • 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