Skip to comments.Eli Manning saying goodbye to Giants ‘my way’ in retirement press conference
Posted on 01/24/2020 9:45:59 AM PST by oh8eleven
Eli Manning bid farewell to the Giants and the NFL on Friday, officially announcing his retirement after bringing two Super Bowl titles to Big Blue over 16 seasons as their quarterback.
Giants co-owner John Mara also announced that the Giants will induct Manning into their Ring of Honor next season and no one ever will wear No. 10 again.
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His way? So he will choke on this too?
Two Super Bowl titles and you are disappointed?
Given his DNA, I (originally) had hopes for a dynasty, ala Tom Brady and the Patriots. So, from that perspective ... yes.
As a Viking fan I’d take the disappointment of two Super Bowl trophies any day. Twice over the GOAT!!
Sop sitting on the bench for most of his last season is what he had planned from the start? IIRC his brother went out after just having gotten a ring.The G.O.A.T is expected by some to retire soon...about a year after having gotten his sixth.
Tom Brady had the right head coach.
Who else beat the Patriots in the Superbowl twice?
The notion that Eli Manning is even being considered as a Hall of Fame nominee by some is more a statement on the dominance of the New England Patriots over the last 20 years than it is on Manning’s ability as a quarterback.
If he had two Super Bowl wins over any other team or combination of teams, he is probably seen accurately as a mediocre to a mediocre-okay quarterback.
Just my opinion.
...officially announcing his retirement after bringing two Super Bowl titles to Big Blue over 16 seasons as their quarterback.
Nope, not good enough. /s
One player can’t do it all...Dynasties occur because of unusually gifted TEAMS...Packers, Baltimore Colts, and yes, New England... A QB is an integral part, but it takes a lot more...
It used to drive me crazy watching the team I followed play against Fran Tarkenton...that guy was as elusive as the day is long.
I remember watching a play with defenders chasing Tarkenton where he must have ran twitching and juking 30 yards in the opposite direction, then turned and ran and juked nearly the same distance back with defenders grabbing at him and grasping at him the entire time missing him by inches or getting a sleeve or an arm, before he wound up and threw the ball about fifty yards for a touchdown.
LOL, I likely threw my beer on the floor...THAT guy deserves to be in the Hall of Fame.
Do you not think being a starting QB for one NFL team for 15 years is better than mediocre????
But one of the best of all time in a tight spot late in a game when engineering a comeback win, for sure.
He finished his career with a win-loss percentage of exactly .500 ... which probably sums everything up perfectly.
It's also a statement about how ludicrous the passing statistics have become in the last 10-15 years.
It used to be that a QB who passed for 3,000 yards had a great season. Now, an average starting QB will throw for 3,500 yards in a BAD season.
How many other New York Giants’ quarterbacks have led them to two Super Bowl wins, while collecting two Super Bowl MVPs ?
Eli Manning is my favorite NFL quarterback of all time. A class act, both on and off the gridiron.
Much like his famous dad.
There aren't too many pro athletes with that kind of status and leverage in any organization.
I wish his brother Peyton would retire from dorky commercials. :)
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