The talk of the entire New York Giants season has been Eli Manning's future with the team. The 15-year veteran is on the downturn of his career, and the fan base wants the franchise to look at the future of the quarterback position.
While head coach Pat Shurmur named Manning the starter for Week 14 against the Washington Redskins, he is not committing to anything beyond that. When asked by WFAN's Mike Francesa about Manning's status for 2019, Shurmur indicated that those are "offseason discussions."
Will Eli Manning be the Giants QB in 2019? Here’s Pat Shurmur’s answer on @WFAN660:— Ralph Vacchiano (@RVacchianoSNY) December 4, 2018
“Those are offseason discussions. I’m really pleased with how he’s played of late. ... I can’t answer that. I’m fond of everything Eli brings to the table.”
A report last week by SNY's Ralph Vacchiano hinted the Giants could bring Manning back next season. If Manning were to stay for the 2019 campaign, he would be responsible for a $22.3 million cap hit. But, i
The curious case of Eli Manning is only beginning.
The only way we will know his status for next year is when Shurmur or general manager Dave Gettleman announce the decision this upcoming offseason.