|Date of Birth:||01/03/1981|
|Drafted:||2004 | Round 1 | Pick 1|
|Depth Chart:||2nd string|
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The Giants "fully expect" Eli Manning back as their quarterback in 2019, according to head coach Pat Shurmur.
There had been nothing to suggest otherwise over the past couple months, but Nick Foles and Case Keenum have been thrown around as potential replacements. We wouldn't say Shurmur's comments lock Eli in for his 16th season, though, and it's certainly possible the Giants target someone on the open market. Still, Manning looks like the favorite to be under center in Week 1 after coming on strong down the stretch in Shurmur's offense last year.
Eli Manning throws two touchdowns in Week 17.
Manning as 24/41 for 301 yards, two touchdowns, and two interceptions along with a fumble lost against the Cowboys. The interception was on a bad decision in the red-zone, but overall Manning played well and helped lead the Giants to 35 points in a tough loss. Manning's first season in Pat Shurmur's offense ends with 4,299 yards, 21 touchdowns, and 11 interceptions while completing 66.0% of his passes. He also had 20 rushing yards and one rushing touchdown. Over the final eight games of the year, Manning had a 13:5 TD/INT ratio, and the Giants are clearly very open to brining him back as the starter in 2019. Helping Manning is a quarterback draft class that looks weak, though there could be a strong options available in free agency this offseason. If Manning is done in New York, it's been a great run with a couple of championships, but we'll see what happens in the coming weeks and months.
Eli Manning plays well in 28-27 loss to the Colts.
Manning was 25/33 for 309 yards, one touchdown, and one interception, also adding two carries for zero yards and another score. Eli did most of his damage to Sterling Shepard (6/113) and Evan Engram (6/87), but a potential game-winning drive was cut short on an overthrow over the middle into Malik Hooker's arms. The Giants will look to finish strong next week against the Cowboys—who locked up the NFC East on Sunday—but Manning won't be anything more than a low-end QB2 option.
Eli Manning, Giants get shutout in loss to the Titans.
Manning was 21/44 for 229 yards, zero touchdowns, and one interception. New York had to deal with the elements, but Tennessee's defense also came to play, and a goal-line stand in the fourth quarter preserved a shutout. Eli will look to finish strong over the final two weeks (@ IND, v DAL), but he won't be a recommended fantasy option in two-quarterback leagues.
Eli Manning, Giants blow out the Redskins, 40-16.
Manning was 14/22 for 197 yards, three touchdowns, and zero interceptions. The first two scores came in the second quarter to Sterling Shepard (three yards) and Bennie Fowler (six yards) before things were finished off with an 11-yard score to Russell Shepard in the third quarter. Of course, Odell Beckham Jr. (quad) was out, but it didn't stop Eli from having a productive day. New York will continue their quest for 8-8 when they take on the Titans in Week 15.
Eli Manning throws one touchdown in Giants' Week 13 win.
Manning was 19/35 for 170 yards, one touchdown, and one interception against the Bears. The veteran quarterback hit a wide-open Odell Beckham Jr. for a red-zone score, as OBJ got free on a crossing route through traffic. Manning is not a recommended fantasy option next week against the Redskins, but it's good to see him get another win.
Eli Manning throws one touchdown in Giants' loss.
Manning was 26/37 for 297 yards, one touchdown, and one interception in a tough loss to the Eagles. The score was to Saquon Barkley on a quick pass up the middle that Barkley took for six. The interception was a bad play by Eli, as he forced a ball up into double coverage to Odell Beckham Jr. at the end of the first half instead of hitting Barkley on a check-down for at least ten or so yards. This close loss drops the Giants to 3-8 and probably without a realistic chance of winning the NFC East, but Manning has played well enough lately that he might remain the starter for the rest of the season. He's obviously not a recommended fantasy option in 10- or 12-team leagues.
Eli Manning throws two touchdowns in Giants' win.
Manning was a very efficient 17/18 for 231 yards and two touchdowns against the Bucs, hitting Odell Beckham Jr. and Saquon Barkley on his two scores—both in the red zone. This was probably Eli's best overall game under new head coach Pat Shurmur, and he's delivered some solid starting fantasy weeks this season—though there's been obvious inconsistencies. Manning has an excellent matchup against the Eagles next week, but ideally you'll have a better option for your Week 12 fantasy lineup.
Eli Manning, Giants pickup second win of the season in 27-23 victory over the 49ers.
Manning was 19/31 for 188 yards, three touchdowns, and zero interceptions. The first score came on ten-yard throw to a wide-open Odell Beckham Jr. in the first half, and Eli was able to hit Beckham again in the second half from 20 yards away before finishing off the night with a game-winning touchdown pass to Sterling Shepard from three yards out. He still missed some throws, but overall, it was arguably the best game of the year for Manning. Tampa Bay will be a cupcake matchup for Week 11, but fantasy owners are better off looking elsewhere.
Eli Manning throws two interceptions as the Giants fall to 1-7.
Manning was 30/47 for 316 yards, one touchdown, and two interception in the Week 8 loss to the Redskins. The score was a red-zone pass to Evan Engram. Washington put a lot of pressure on Manning throughout the game, sacking him seven times, which has been a common theme for a while now. Through eight games, Manning is on pace for 4,754 yards, 16 touchdowns, and 12 interceptions. He'll take the bye to rest up before facing the Niners on Monday night in a couple of weeks.
Eli Manning goes over 400 total yards in Giants' loss.
Manning was 27/38 for 399 yards and one touchdown along with three carries for seven yards in the Week 7 Monday night loss to the Falcons. Atlanta got pressure on Manning throughout the game (including four sacks), which has been a common theme for the Giants, but the veteran quarterback played well and got the ball out to his weapons. The touchdown didn't come until there were five seconds remaining, though, with Manning hitting Odell Beckham Jr. on a dime to the back of the end zone. Before the score, Manning attempted a couple of quarterback sneaks but was unable to get in for six, which wasted a lot of time with the Giants having no timeouts. Manning has a difficult matchup next week against the Redskins, so he's not a recommended fantasy option for Week 8.
Eli Manning, Giants struggle in 34-13 loss to the Eagles.
Manning was 24/43 for 281 yards, zero touchdowns, and one interception, which came on the second play of the game. Saquon Barkley (22 touches for 229 yards and a touchdown) was the only source of offensive on the night for New York, and the passing attack really didn't challenge Philadelphia's vulnerable secondary at all downfield. At one point, head coach Pat Shurmur even appeared to say "throw the ball" on the sideline when Eli checked down, and while protection is an issue, the quarterback clearly needs to play better. The Giants now sit at 1-5, and even heading into a cupcake matchup with the Falcons, it's difficult to trust Manning for fantasy purposes.
Eli Manning, Giants fall in heartbreaking fashion to the Panthers.
Manning was 22/36 for 326 yards, two touchdowns, and two interceptions in a 33-31 loss that ended on a 63-yard field goal by Graham Gano as time expired. Overall, the stats looked good for Eli, but he struggled to take care of the ball with two ugly interceptions, both of which came in the second half. New York needs to turn things around quickly at 1-4 and entering a short week to face the Eagles, but Philadelphia has a very attackable secondary with a modest pass rush through five games. That said, Manning is difficult to trust as anything more than a low-end QB2 option, and even that's based on the hope that Pat Shurmur will have another strong offensive game plan to allow Eli to put up numbers.
Eli Manning throws one touchdown in Giants' loss.
Manning was 31/41 for 255 yards and one touchdown along with two carries for five yards against the Saints; he also lost a fumble in the game. The touchdown was to Sterling Shepard for two yards. Through four games, Manning is on pace for 4,220 yards, 16 touchdowns, and four interceptions while completing 74.2% of his passes. Eli is not currently a recommended fantasy option.
Eli Manning plays well as giants pick up first win of the season.
Manning was again under pressure and was sacked four times against the Texans, but Pat Shurmur and the coaching staff did a good job of putting their players in positions to make plays in the Week 3 victory. Manning was 25/29 for 297 yards and two touchdowns, with the scores going to Sterling Shepard and Rhett Ellison. The touchdown to Shepard basically put the game away, as it put the Giants up two possessions. Next week, Eli faces a Saints team that's been torched through the air this season, so he has QB1 upside in fantasy lineups.
Cowboys get after Eli Manning in Week 2 win.
The Giants offensive line could not handle the Cowboys up front, as Dallas got to Manning for six sacks in the game. Manning was 33/44 for 279 yards and a touchdown in the loss, with the score going to a wide-open Evan Engram in the end zone late in the game. Despite skill-position talent around him, Manning should not be trusted in fantasy lineups while playing behind a struggling offensive line.
Eli Manning struggles to get much going in Week 1.
Manning had a very difficult matchup with the Jaguars defense to open the season. He went 23/37 for 224 yards and one interception, with the interception coming on a tipped pass that was returned for a touchdown in the five-point loss. He also missed a couple of would-be touchdown throws, but the pressure from Jacksonville was a factor. Manning gets a less difficult matchup next Sunday night against the Cowboys, but he's not a highly-recommended option in fantasy lineups.
Giants talk up Eli Manning at the NFL Scouting Combine.
New head coach Pat Shurmur said they are going to move forward with Manning and pick the "very best player we can pick at No. 2." Shurmur said the experience of Eli "really matters" because he's basically seen almost everything an NFL defense will throw at you, unlike a rookie quarterback. Giants GM Dave Gettleman later talked about people supposedly devaluing the running back position, and said: "If he can play, he can play." This time of year, it might be difficult to get a true read on what teams are thinking heading into the draft, but Penn State's Saquon Barkley might be the heavy favorite to go to the Giants at No. 2 if the Browns don't select him with the top pick in the draft. Either way, the Giants are going to try and compete in 2018, with Manning under center.
Giants GM Dave Gettleman praises Eli Manning.
Gettleman says Manning's second game against the Eagles, who are representing the NFC in the Super Bowl, in which he threw for 434 yards and three touchdowns "was not a mirage." The new GM of the Giants also made it clear that they were not locked into taking a quarterback with the second pick in the draft, and will instead draft the best player available. Quarterback should not be ruled out early in the draft for the Giants, but it certainly sounds like Manning will be the starter for New York in 2018. If they Giants are going best player available and the Browns pass on Penn State running back Saquon Barkley, we would think there's a solid chance Manning has a new lethal weapon out of the backfield next season.
Eli Manning, Giants top the Redskins 18-10 in season finale.
Manning was 10/28 for 132 yards, one touchdown, and one interception, but it was enough to end the season on a high note. Despite an extremely disappointing year, Eli ended up completing 61.6% of his passes for 3,468 yards, 19 touchdowns, and 13 interceptions, and it sounds like he could return as the team's starting quarterback in 2018. However, New York could easily select his successor with the second-overall pick in next April's draft, and the head coach will be a factor in Manning's success in his 15th season. As of now, it would be a surprise if he is considered in fantasy drafts next year.
Eli Manning tosses two interceptions as Giants fall to 2-13.
Manning was 27/45 for 263 yards, zero touchdowns, and two interceptions. He also lost a fumble and rushed once for five yards. Eli is set to start the season finale against the Redskins, but he might be pulled for rookie Davis Webb at some point, so he should stay out of fantasy lineups with a championship on the line. It will be interesting to see what Manning decides to do with offseason.
Eli Manning chucks it around in Week 15 loss.
The Giants came out with a gameplan of hitting quick passes in an up-tempo offense against the Eagles, and it worked for much of the game—particularly in the first half when they scored 23 points. Manning was 37/57 for 434 yards, three touchdowns, and one interception in the game. Two touchdowns were to Tavarres King, and the other was to Sterling Shepard on a crossing route that went for 67 yards. Quick slant routes set up double moves, and it was a good game for Eli, who unfortunately didn't get much help from his defense to pick up a victory. Trusting Eli in Week 16 against the Cardinals is risky.
Eli Manning makes return to the starting lineup.
After his one-week benching by former head coach Ben McAdoo, Manning received some big cheers from the home crowd against the Cowboys. In the game, Manning was 31/46 for 228 yards, one touchdown, and two interceptions. It's possible these are the final three games for Manning in a Giants uniform, so fans should probably try and take it in, even with the team struggling like it is. Manning isn't a good fantasy option next week against the Eagles.
The Giants have officially named Eli Manning as the starting quarterback again.
Reports emerged that Manning was going to start this Sunday against the Cowboys, and interim head coach Steve Spagnuolo just said that he will indeed be their quarterback. The cheers Manning will get from the home crowd in East Rutherford on Sunday might be the loudest ever in that stadium. He's not a recommended fantasy option, but it'll be nice to see him back on the field for his long-time team this weekend.
The Giants have benched Eli Manning.
While given the circumstances on a 2-9 team with two younger quarterbacks on the roster this shouldn't be a huge surprise, it's still a shock that the two-time Super Bowl winner will now hit the bench. Manning's streak of 210 consecutive games played will now end, and there's a very real possibility he's played his final snap with the Giants. A new coaching staff might decide keeping the veteran quarterback around in 2018, but it's up in the air at this point, and this offseason will be very interesting.
Giants offense struggles in Week 12.
There wasn't much offense at all in the Thanksgiving night loss to the Redskins, as the team fell to 2-9 on the season. Eli Manning was 11/24 for 77 yards in the game, and he was sacked four times including a lost fumble on a strip sack late in the game. Manning will be an extremely risky fantasy option in Week 13 versus the Raiders.
Giants get second win of the season as Eli Manning avoids mistakes.
In what was a tough matchup against the Chiefs off the bye, Manning was 19/35 for 205 yards. He wasn't sacked and he didn't have any turnovers in the game, as he made smart decisions with the ball. Manning isn't a recommended fantasy option against the Redskins next week.
Eli Manning, Giants fall to 1-8 with loss to previously winless Niners.
Manning was 28/37 for 273 yards, two touchdowns, and no interceptions, but he did lose a fumble. The stats were a little padded by garbage time, but Eli is the least of the problems with New York right now. Sterling Shepard has been a boost to the passing attack, but Manning isn't a fantasy option against Kansas City in Week 11.
Eli Manning, Giants get blown out at home by the Rams.
Manning was 20/36 for 220 yards, two touchdowns, and one interception in a 51-17 loss. He also lost a fumble. New York is now 1-7 and look well on their way to a top-five pick in the 2018 NFL Draft, and head coach Ben McAdoo said they might play younger guys down the stretch, including at quarterback. It would be shocking to see Eli Manning's consecutive-start streak end by being benched, but the team might want to see what they have in third-round pick Davis Webb or even Geno Smith before season's end. Even in a good matchup with the 49ers next week, Eli belongs on the waiver wire.
Giants fall to 1-6 after loss to Seattle.
The offense couldn't get much going against the Seahawks, who were coming off their bye, in the Week 7 loss. Eli Manning was 19/39 for 134 yards, a touchdown, and a lost fumble, with the score coming on a nice throw on the run to rookie tight end Evan Engram in the end zone. This conservative approach by Manning is the right thing to do while the team relies on the defense to help carry them to victories, but it severely limits Manning's fantasy value.
Giants upset the Broncos to pick up first win of the season.
As big underdogs heading into Denver with the Broncos coming off their bye, the Giants came out an totally outplayed them. The Giants made a few switches to give them a spark, as head coach Ben McAdoo gave play-calling duties to Mike Sullivan, and the offensive line was overhauled and held up very well against the Broncos. Eli Manning was 11/19 for 128 yards and one interception, as he played well and got the ball out of his hands to keep the offense moving. It might not lead to fantasy success, but mistake-free football will keep the Giants in games as they look to climb the standings after their terrible start to the season.
The Giants fall to 0-5 as they lose their top three receivers.
Eli Manning was 21/36 for 225 yards, two touchdowns, one interception, and a fumble lost against the Chargers, as the team lost Brandon Marshall and Sterling Shepard to ankle injuries (that don't appear too serious) and Odell Beckham Jr. potentially for the year with a fractured ankle. Manning's touchdowns in the loss were a deep bell to a wide-open OBJ for 48 yards and another deep ball to Roger Lewis for 29 yards. Without OBJ and potentially without Marshall and Shepard, Eli probably should not be close to your starting lineup against the Broncos next week in what could be an ugly one.
Eli Manning plays well, but the Giants fall to 0-4.
Manning was 30/49 for 288 yards and two touchdowns while adding three carries for 22 yards, including a rare rushing touchdown on a 14-yarder. Through four games, Eli is on pace for 4,452 yards, 24 touchdowns, and 16 interceptions—eerily similar numbers to the ones 2004 draft mate Philip Rivers, who Manning plays next week when the Giants face the Chargers, is putting up.
Giants passing game finally gets going in Week 3 loss against the Eagles.
The team started off extremely slow again, but they scored 24 points in the fourth quarter and nearly came back to beat the Eagles in Philadelphia. Eli Manning was 35/47 for 366 yards, three touchdowns, and two interceptions in the game. Two of the touchdowns were on end zone throw to Odell Beckham Jr., while the other was a 77-yarder on a short post to Sterling Shepard that he took to the house. Manning's first interception was on a deep ball to Brandon Marshall that he left too far inside and allowed for an easy interception for the Eagles. And the second interception came on a tipped ball when a linebacker undercut a slant route and the ball tipped into the air for another easy interception. Surprisingly, Manning was not sacked in the game and had some time to throw, with many of the throws being quick ones to get the ball out before the defense could get pressure. The 0-3 Giants get the Buccaneers next week.
Giants offense struggles as Giants drop to 0-2.
Again, the offensive line struggled to protect Eli Manning, who was sacked five times and didn't have much of a chance to make plays. Considering the lack of pass protection, Manning played pretty well in the game, going 22/32 for 239 yards, one touchdown, and one interception—and he had a perfect deep ball dropped by Brandon Marshall. The TD came on a play-action fake that led to a wide-open Evan Engram streaking down the field for 18 yards. The interception wasn't good, as it came on a pass behind Engram, who got one hand on it before it was picked, right after the Giants forced a turnover. With a game coming up this Sunday against a solid Eagles pass rush, the Giants might struggle to protect Eli in Week 3.
Eli Manning struggles in Week 1 loss to the Cowboys.
Manning's completion percentage looks good after going 29/38, but it was for just 220 yards, zero touchdowns, and one interception. The offensive line was bad, the running game was nonexistent, and the Giants declined to challenge Dallas' secondary deep. Eli threw into heavy coverage on more than one occasion, and he probably should have had more than the one turnover. He was missing Odell Beckham Jr., but it was still a concerning game. Eli should stay on the waiver wire. He gets the Lions next on MNF.
Eli Manning goes 7/14 in Giants' third preseason game.
The 36-year-old quarterback didn't have his top two receivers Odell Beckham Jr. and Brandon Marshall against the Jets, but he threw for 121 yards with an interception. In a pass heavy offense with perhaps the best perimeter weapons he's ever had, Manning should improve on his numbers from last season and has a chance to get back to the 30-touchdown mark in 2017. Manning and the Giants open the regular season against the Cowboys.
Giants first-team offense struggles to do much in exhibition against the Browns.
Eli Manning was 10/14 for 80 yards in the team's second preseason game of the year. He and the offense didn't look too sharp, and Manning threw a near interception in Browns' territory. Eli played for nearly the entire first half and the team only scored three points. The Giants have yet to score a touchdown through six quarters this preseason. The bigger concern might be the status of Odell Beckham Jr., who left the game with an ankle injury. The Giants face the Jets in the important third preseason game on Saturday.
The Giants are "aware" they need to find an eventual replacement for Eli Manning, but there is "no panic" over it.
There is a real possibility they take a quarterback in the first couple of rounds of the 2017 NFL Draft. At times, Manning did not look very good last season, and he is definitely getting up there in age. The Giants are going to want someone ready to take the mantle from Manning when it's his time to step away from the game.
Giants are eliminated from the playoffs with blowout loss to Packers.
Eli Manning was 23/44 for 299 yards, one touchdown, and one interception. Eli played well in the game, but his receivers didn't help. Odell Beckham Jr. had at least 3-4 drops, including one in the endzone. His interception came down 21 at the end of the game on a throw into double coverage in the endzone. Eli did not play well this season, but the loss today was definitely not on him. He'll head into next season for his third year in Ben McAdoo's offense.
Eli Manning was 17/27 for 180 yards, zero touchdowns, and zero interceptions in Sunday's 19-10 win over the Redskins.
New York was playing for nothing other than to keep momentum going into the postseason and knock the Redskins out, but Manning played the entire game for the Giants. He finishes the regular season completing 63.0% of his passes for 4,027 yards, 26 touchdowns, and 16 interceptions. It was supposed to be a huge year for Eli after Ben McAdoo was promoted to head coach, but it didn't happen. Eli will try to make magic happen again this postseason starting next Sunday in Green Bay.
Eli chucks it 63 times; Giants lose to Eagles.
Manning was 38/63 for 356 yards, one touchdown, and three interceptions. Eli's touchdown was on a slant route to rookie Sterling Shepard who beat Malcolm Jenkins from the slot. Two of Eli's three interceptions were to Malcolm Jenkins, and the first one was a pick six forced into double coverage on a short route that Jenkins easily picked and took to the house. The second interception to Jenkins was just another really bad decision where he tried to force a throw down the right sideline and Jenkins came over from his deep safety position and intercepted it. The third interception came on an underthrown pass at the end of the game when Eli had to throw the ball up and was hit as he threw it. The Giants still have a great shot at making the playoffs, but Eli will need to play better in the playoffs for them to make some noise. Eli isn't an advisable fantasy option in Week 17 against the Redskins.
Manning barely tops 200 yards in 17-6 win over Detroit.
Eli was 20/28 for 201 yards and two touchdowns, as he topped 200 yards for the first time in four games. He threw his scores to Odell Beckham Jr. and Sterling Shepard. Manning has a good matchup with Philly on Thursday night, but isn't on the QB1 map.
Giants get big win over Cowboys despite Eli's struggles.
Manning was 17/28 for 193 yards, one touchdown, and one interception. Eli also lost two fumbles and was sacked three times. He was inaccurate and made some poor decisions in the game. Despite the subpar game, the Giants improved to 9-4 and in a good position in the NFC. Eli is really hard to trust in fantasy lineups.
Eli Manning was 24/39 for 195 yards, two touchdowns, and two interceptions in New York's 24-14 loss to the Steelers.
Manning and the Giants offense was just not good, as has been the case for much of the season. The first touchdown was a well-executed screen pass to Rashad Jennings, and the second was a garbage-time score to Sterling Shepard. The Giants are now 8-4 heading into their Sunday night matchup with the Cowboys, but it feels like an empty 8-4. It wouldn't be surprising to see the Giants miss the postseason. Eli isn't a good fantasy option for the fantasy playoffs.
Eli throws three touchdowns; Giants improve to 8-3.
Manning was 15/27 for 194 yards and three touchdowns against the Browns. One touchdown was to Odell Beckham on a drag route that Beckham ran away from Joe Haden en route to the endzone. Then Manning threw another to Beckham on a slant route inside the ten yard line. Manning also threw a touchdown on a fade route to Dwayne Harris. In a potential shootout next week against the Steelers, Manning is a back-end QB1.
Eli throws two touchdowns in Giants win.
Manning was 21/36 for 227 yards and two touchdowns. Eli didn’t throw an INT for the first time in three weeks, which is a good sign. He will have another great matchup against the Browns this week and should be a good QB1.
Manning has up and down game against the Bengals in Week 10.
Eli was 28/44 for 240 yards, three touchdowns, and two interceptions against the Bengals. He has 7 TDs in the past two weeks, but also 4 INTs. Eli has been disappointing in his second year in Ben McAdoo's offense. He's a QB2 against the Bears in Week 11.