Eli Manning | QB | New York Giants
Posted: 3/21/2013 5:22pm et
New York Giants QB Eli Manning says that he would be willing to restructure his contract, which runs through 2015 and counts $21 million against the salary cap in 2013, if it helps to re-sign WR Victor Cruz. 'If the Giants want to work something out,' Manning said, 'I am always up for listening, figuring out what I can do to help the cause.'
Huddle Up: QB restructures are en vogue, and if that money goes to secure that QB's top ally, it's often a case of addition by subtraction.
Posted: 3/20/2013 6:02pm et
New York Giants QB Eli Manning said he recently spoke with WR Hakeem Nicks, who said he will be a full go and running for the start of the team's spring program.
Huddle Up: Nicks battled leg injuries all of last season, so it will be nice to see him healthy when the Giants resume organized activities. Let's hope he can stay that way.
Posted: 12/31/2012 12:08am et
New York Giants QB Eli Manning went 13-for-21 for 208 yards and a career-high five touchdowns against the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 17.
Huddle Up: Manning definitely hit a high note to cap a psychotic season, which also saw the QB fail to throw a TD pass in 4 games -- all falling within the Giants' final 9 contests.
Posted: 12/25/2012 4:28pm et
New York Giants QB Eli Manning and WR Hakeem Nicks are having timing issues because of the lack of practice reps due to Nicks' injury issues this year. "I love Hakeem and the way he competes," Manning said. "He's obviously dealing with a frustrating issue that's limiting him a little bit. He missed most of training camp, all of the off-season, so you don't get that rep time. We don't get practice reps. The timing is off on a few things and it can make it hard to be as effective as you need to be."
Huddle Up: Nicks certainly isn't the only Giant struggling of late -- see Manning and Victor Cruz -- but his zero-catch, zero-yard outing burned his fantasy owners big time in Week 16, and it's going to be hard to have any faith in him this Sunday with the reeling Giants all but eliminated from playoff contention.
Posted: 12/4/2012 12:19am et
New York Giants QB Eli Manning completed 20-of-33 passes for 280 yards and a TD Monday night in a 17-16 Week 13 loss to the Washington Redskins.
Huddle Up: All in all, a disappointing night for Eli who was facing one of the league's worst pass defenses. Manning's TD pass went to TE Martellus Bennett (6 catches for 82 yards, while WR Victor Cruz (5 catches) led the squad with 104 receiving yards.
Posted: 11/21/2012 1:28pm et
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin said Wednesday, Nov. 21, that QB Eli Manning is refreshed following the team's bye. 'He's excited, I can tell you that,' Coughlin said. 'He's excited about playing. He's looking at this as if it's a start to a new season. That, perhaps, is the way he's approached all games after the bye.'
Huddle Up: There was some speculation that Eli was suffering from a tired arm, so the bye week could have been the perfect medicine for the ailing quarterback. His past few weeks have been atrocious, but Manning has some great weapons and a prior history of scoring big. Hopefully the bye fixes him in time for you to make the playoffs.
Posted: 11/19/2012 5:51pm et
New York Giants QB Eli Manning said he felt better throwing the ball in his first practice after the bye week. 'It felt like the ball was coming out where I wanted it to,' said Manning, who threw Monday for the first time since last Monday. 'I think it definitely had a little bit more pop to it. You take a week off, and it will definitely give it a little bit more fire, so it was good.'
Huddle Up: Manning and the gang have been a major disappointment over the last few games. Maybe the week off will be just the ticket to bust them out of their slump.
Posted: 11/12/2012 6:42pm et
New York Giants QB Eli Manning will rest his arm during the team�s bye week. Manning said he will not watch film or throw until Monday, Nov. 19.
Huddle Up: Eli has gone 3 games without a touchdown pass, and some of his throws Sunday were horrific. Added to that both Cruz and Nicks are in slumps of their own, so the bye week probably couldn't have come at a better time for this hot and cold bunch.
Posted: 11/12/2012 11:56am et
New York Giants QB Eli Manning said following Week 10 that his recent struggles are not due to arm fatigue. "I don't think so," Manning said. "I feel like I'm making the throws, and I don't feel like it's tired... If my arm were tired, I would tell the coaches, and we would shut down some throws or throw a little bit less. I don't feel like we're overthrowing, I feel like when I'm making throws, the ball is coming out well, so I don't see anything into it." Head coach Tom Coughlin added there is nothing physically wrong with Manning.
Huddle Up: It may not be tired arm syndrome or anything else of a physical nature, but there's no question Manning's stats have suffered over the past few games. His fantasy owners--as well as those of Victor Cruz, Hakeem Nicks, and Martellus Bennett--hope he and the Giants figure out and correct the problem soon.
Posted: 11/10/2012 1:38am et
New York Giants QB Eli Manning (arm) has struggled in the past three games, and it might be due to a tired arm, according to NFL Films guru Greg Cosell. He and former NFL QB Ron Jaworski both reached the same conclusion independently, then received some confirmation from an outside source.
Huddle Up: Something appears amiss for Manning, who has thrown for only 317 yards and no TDs in his past 2 games. Fantasy owners will have to hope to get something out of him this week before the Giants have their much-needed bye in Week 11.
Posted: 11/5/2012 7:45pm et
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin is not worried about QB Eli Manning. 'He'll come bouncing back. He'll be back,' Coughlin said.
Huddle Up: Manning has stumbled badly over the past 2 games with a total of 317 passing yards and no passing TDs, but if we've learned anything watching the NFL over the past 5 years, it's not wise to count Manning out -- espeically with the receiving weapons he has at his disposal.
Posted: 10/24/2012 2:52pm et
New York Giants WR Hakeem Nicks (foot, knee) said he had a great practice Wednesday, Oct. 24, and he has his burst back. QB Eli Manning agrees with that sentiment.
Huddle Up: Having Nicks fully healthy is great for both players. Manning's production is down for the most part, but having Nicks back to full strength will be a boon to the offense. Nicks did not have a huge game last week, but he is in line for some big ones if he can stay healthy.
Posted: 10/20/2012 10:04pm et
New York Giants QB Eli Manning has been sacked just four times this season - none in the past three games - fewest in the NFL. Manning has taken advantage of the protection to post the best statistical start of his career. He's third in the NFL with 1,772 passing yards and seventh in passer rating (94.9).
Huddle Up: It makes for an extremely tasty fantasy matchup in Week 7 as the opposing Redskins have only 12 sacks in 6 games and rank last in the league with 1,970 passing yards and 15 aerial scores allowed so far.
Posted: 9/17/2012 10:16am et
New York Giants QB Eli Manning completed 31 of his 51 passes for a career-high 510 yards, three touchdowns and three interceptions in Week 2 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. It was Manning's 23rd career 300-yard passing game, and his 13th career game with at least three interceptions.
Huddle Up: Good think Eli got the wake-up call, as the Giants needed a ferocious rally to pull out the home win against the Bucs. With no ground game to speak of, Manning and the Giants passing game should continue to provide fantasy-friendly stat lines--good news for Eli, Victor Cruz, and Hakeem Nicks.
Posted: 6/14/2012 8:53pm et
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin said WR Rueben Randle has some things to work on but was impressed with how he performed during minicamp. 'Randle's demonstrated not only does he have a pretty good understanding of what we're trying to do,' Coughlin said, 'but he's put himself in position where's he made plays.' Randle is expected to compete for the No. 3 wide receiver job during training camp.
Huddle Up: Eli Manning's early-season fantasy stock might be dependent on Randle's development if Hakeem Nicks (foot surgery) misses the first couple of games. So far in Nicks' absence Domenik Hixon has been working most of the first-team reps with Victor Cruz; but Randle's going to get plenty of opportunities to make his mark.