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September 16, 2019

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New York Giants coach Pat Shurmur was noncommittal Monday about Eli Manning being his starting quarterback this week on the road against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The other option would be turning to No. 6 overall pick Daniel Jones. (READ MORE) by Jordan Raanan | ESPN

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Eli Manning of the New York Giants walks off the field following a 28-14 lose to the Buffalo Bills at MetLife Stadium Photo Credit: Mike Stobe

There was only one thing that could have prevented the Giants’ quarterback situation from arriving at the nebulous anti-conclusion that it seems to have reached. Just one way that Eli Manning could remain the undisputed, undeniable, uncontested starting quarterback of the franchise with rookie Daniel Jones on the bench behind him. (READ MORE) by Tom Rock | Newsday

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No matter how many other issues the New York Football Giants have, the one under center just won’t go away. With the Giants falling to an 0-2 record after a 28-14 loss to the Buffalo Bills in their home opener, the franchise has once again started a season under siege. And caught in the crossfire is franchise great and starting quarterback Eli Manning: At the start of Year 16 with the Giants.

Manning has completed 56 of 89 passes for 556 yards, two touchdowns, and two interceptions which hasn’t been good enough for the Giants’ offense to keep pace with opponents and make up for the woeful state of their defense. That, combined with the presence of No. 6-overall draft pick and future franchise quarterback Daniel Jones, has the sharks circling around Manning once more. And Monday morning, Giants head coach Pat Shurmur drew blood. (READ MORE) by Steven Taranto

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