Planning for Eli Manning’s Future and It Isn’t Retirement
Giants owner John Mara wants Eli Manning to be his quarterback in 2018. Eli Manning wants to be John Mara's quarterback in 2018. And maybe all of that isn't simply politically correct lip service.
As we all know, the Giants will hold a top pick in next spring's NFL draft. It will be a pick high enough to select one of the heralded QBs in college football; Sam Darnold, Josh Rosen, Josh Allen and Baker Mayfield.
But maybe, just maybe, the best move for the Giants is to pass on all those names to choose a player who can help Manning and the rest of Big Blue in what feels like a "win-now window."
WFAN and MSG Giants Reporter Paul Dottino has some bold thoughts about not only Manning's future, but how the Giants will handle the draft: