Eli Manning Officially Retiring From NFL
Eli Manning is officially retiring from the NFL.
The New York Giants legend will hold a press conference on Friday to make the announcement.
ESPN NFL insiders Dan Graziano and Jordan Raanan had the story first.
Eli Manning will hold a news conference Friday to announce his retirement, sources tell @JordanRaanan and me.
— Dan Graziano (@DanGrazianoESPN) January 22, 2020
Although a league without Manning in it next season will certainly be unusual, this decision was expected
Manning served most of last year as a backup to rookie quarterback Daniel Jones.
Following the conclusion of the season, he admitted that he did not have much fun in a reserve capacity. He was interested in pursuing a starting role with a different organization, but ultimately no opportunity presented itself.
Manning will retire as a two-time Super Bowl champion, two-time Super Bowl MVP and four-time Pro Bowler.
After being drafted by the Giants in 2004, he spent the entirety of his career in New York.