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Eli Manning

New York Giants

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Giants | Eli Manning wants to stay

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 00:33:46 -0800

New York Giants QB Eli Manning told reporters on Wednesday, Nov. 19, that he wanted to retire from football as a Giant. No details of a new contract or extension were announced, but sources indicate the team would like to keep him. Giants owner John Mara, in a separate interview, said he believes Manning has "a lot of good years left."

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: New York Post - Paul Schwartz

Giants | Eli Manning is much improved

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 21:58:48 -0700

New York Giants QB Eli Manning has completed 65 percent of his passes, which would be a career high. He also has 14 touchdown passes to just five interceptions, compared to 10 touchdowns and 15 interceptions at this point last season. "(The difference is) probably in his football," quarterbacks coach Danny Langsdorf said Wednesday, Oct. 22. "I think he is playing at a high level and I think improved football has really helped out."

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Star-Ledger - Jordan Raanan

Giants | Eli Manning has quiet night

Sun, 12 Oct 2014 20:02:38 -0700

New York Giants QB Eli Manning completed 13 of his 23 pass attempts for 151 yards, no touchdowns and no interceptions in the Week 6 game against the Philadelphia Eagles. He was lifted in the final minutes of the fourth quarter in favor backup QB Ryan Nassib.

Fantasy Tip: Manning was rolling right along, and Week 6 looked to be a favorable matchup. Manning faces another difficult matchup in Week 7 against the Dallas Cowboys, a team which really clamped down on Russell Wilson in Sunday's win.

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Giants | Multi-TD game coming for Eli?

Fri, 10 Oct 2014 21:40:27 -0700

New York Giants QB Eli Manning will face the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 6. In his past nine starts against the Eagles, Manning has thrown two or more touchdown passes in seven of those outings. He has also thrown for 246 or more yards in six of the past seven against Philadelphia.

Fantasy Tip: At just $6700 (or 13.4 percent of the salary cap), Manning is an intriguing option in FantasyScore this weekend as the 20th-most expensive option on the board at his position.

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Giants | Eli Manning has new approach

Tue, 07 Oct 2014 20:56:40 -0700

New York Giants QB Eli Manning has been asked to throw the ball away more this year by quarterbacks coach Danny Langsdorf in order to limit the number of times he is sacked and the number of high-risk throws he makes. The new approach has Manning completing a career-best 66.3 percent of his passes, and he is currently on pace for a career-high 36 touchdowns.

Fantasy Tip: Manning's salary of $6,700 (13.4% of cap) at FantasyScore in Week 6 ranks 20th at the position, making him a potential bargain against a Philadelphia defense that ranks 29th against the pass.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: New York Daily News - Ebenezer Samuel

Giants | Eli Manning comfortable in offense

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 09:00:05 -0700

New York Giants QB Eli Manning has become comfortable in the new offense, and he has worked efficiently in the no-huddle. In Week 4 against the Washington Redskins Thursday, Sept. 25, Manning was 20-for-27 on throws 10 yards or shorter, and all four of his touchdown passes came on such passes. "Yes, starting to like the offense," Manning said. "It's fun. Each week we have some new things and different plays that will work. I think everybody, offensive linemen, receivers, are starting to feel the tempo of things and see what we can do in this offense. We just have to keep working." Head coach Tom Coughlin and offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo have successfully tailored their offense to fit their personnel.

Fantasy Tip: Manning pleased his owners and then some with his Thursday night performance. Next week against the Atlanta Falcons could yield more big numbers for Manning. Odell Beckham Jr. could return in Week 5, too, giving the offense a legitimate deep threat.

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Giants | Eli Manning sharp in rout

Thu, 25 Sep 2014 20:47:27 -0700

New York Giants QB Eli Manning threw for 300 yards and four scores and rushed for a touchdown in the team's 45-14 win over the Washington Redskins Thursday, Sept. 25.

Fantasy Tip: Manning is one of the streakiest quarterbacks in the game, but his performance Thursday was a reminder of just how good he can be. The problem from a fantasy standpoint is that you never know if Manning is going to be the player that has won two Super Bowl MVPs or the one that has led the NFL in interceptions three times. He is a high-risk, high-reward pick at FantasyScore.

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Giants | Eli Manning struggling on deep passes

Thu, 25 Sep 2014 13:30:29 -0700

New York Giants QB Eli Manning has looked more comfortable in offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo's system the last two weeks, but he's still struggling on deep passes. Manning is 0-for-7 with an interception on passes past 20 yards this year. He completed only 28.6 percent of downfield passes for a passer rating of 62.9 last year, too. Manning completed 36.3 percent of downfield passes from 2009 to 2012, though.

Fantasy Tip: Manning finally may be coming around in the new offense, but his lack of success down the field is concerning. As Hanzus notes, the return of Odell Beckham Jr., likely in Week 5, could help boost that part of Manning's game. Tonight against the Washington Redskins, Manning ($5,800 at FantasyScore) could yield some serious profit.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL.com - Dan Hanzus

Giants | Eli Manning more comfortable

Wed, 24 Sep 2014 09:48:08 -0700

New York Giants QB Eli Manning said he is starting to feel more comfortable in the team's new offense after he completed 75 percent of his passes in Week 3 with two touchdowns. "It's coming around," Manning said. "You need some live games. Practice is one thing. Live games are different. It's a different speed, a different pace. It's seeing things. That's where you get your best reps and a better feel for things."

Fantasy Tip: Manning has had his struggles in the new offense but appears to be getting a better handle of the scheme. Manning costs $5,800 on FantasyScore this week, but owners may want to hold off on using him until he produces on a more consistent basis.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press - Tom Canavan

Giants | Eli Manning has support from coordinator

Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:52:00 -0700

New York Giants QB Eli Manning has struggled to pick up the team's new West Coast offense in four preseason games and the regular season opener, but offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo continues to believe that Manning is the right guy for the job. "He is the perfect fit for this offense," McAdoo said. "He is very smart. I thought that if there was anything encouraging about what happened in the game (the 35-14 loss to the Detroit Lions), it was the comfort level with his feet and the progress that he is making fundamentally." McAdoo said that progress is coming, but "we aren't going to apologize" if it takes weeks or longer. McAdoo also said that he wants to get the ball to WRs Victor Cruz and Rueben Randle more often.

Fantasy Tip: The G-Men are facing solid cornerbacks from the Arizona Cardinals this weekend, so more struggles could be in store. Until Manning gains your trust, it'd be wise to avoid him in FantasyScore.

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