And in the midst of all the talk Eli will continue to be the ultimate professional. The perfect teammate. The way he always has been. And in an NFL world where the aforementioned characteristics are becoming increasingly scarce, we say thank you Eli. Thank you for the memories, the victories, and the sweet sweet taste of Super Bowl success.
The New York Giants are licking their wounds after a week one thrashing at the hands of divisional the Dallas Cowboys, things look bleak for Eli Manning and co. However, there are a few positives to take away from the week one loss, most notably the performance of the best running back in the NFL - Saquon Barkley.
Following yet another disappointing season and a somewhat questionable offseason even the most die-hard of Giants fans will have an unhealthy relationship with the optimism surrounding this team going into the new season.
Looking back at the 2018 edition of the NFL Draft, the talk is always around Re-Drafts and polarising subjects like "why the heck did the Giants not take a Quarterback with 2nd pick?". But if we were to build a team who made up entirely of players entering their Sophomore year in the NFL, should teams like the Giants feel vindicated or guilty of reaching?
The 2019 NFL Draft was filled with shock picks and drama across the weekend. Draft reaction from New England Patriots to the Washington Redskins is here.
Dave Gettleman must know that his future employment as an NFL general manager depends on the success of Daniel Jones. He has a reputation of being overrated in Carolina and was fortunate to receive the opportunity in New York. Gettleman is unpopular in the harsh New York media and has made questionable free agent decisions in the past. He has been a staunch defender of Eli Manning despite the fact that the 2019 version of Manning cannot be considered a top 20 starter within the league.
Well, the first round of the 2019 NFL Draft wasn't without its drama. The Cardinals and the 49ers made the moves everyone expected in taking Kyler Murray and Nick Bosa respectively. The Cards still have Josh Rosen, whilst the Giants picked Daniel Jones. The Washington Redskins made great moves, and there were multiple pick trades.
Kyler Murray drops outside the top three in our NFL mock draft as defensive players lead the way.
The NFL Draft takes on added importance for the New York Giants having traded Odell Beckham Jr. to the Cleveland Browns.
New York Giants traded Odell Beckham Jr to the Cleveland Browns for Jabrill Pepper and two draft picks on Tuesday.