Eli Manning

Elisha Nelson Manning IV is a former American football quarterback who played in the National Football League for 16 seasons with the New York Giants.

Elisha Nelson Manning famed as Eli Manning is an American football quarterback who plays for the New York Giants of the National Football League. Eli began his career in college football as a member of the Ole Miss Rebels football team, which represents the University of Mississippi. He was drafted as the first overall pick in the 2004 NFL Draft by the San Diego Chargers and was immediately traded to the Giants who in return gave up a package, highlighted by fourth overall selection Philip Rivers. He is also known for his philanthropic works, such as providing assistance to the victims of Hurricane Katrina. Overall, he is a very talented person.

Eli Manning does not belong in the Hall of Fame

The announcement that Daniel Jones is taking over Eli Manning’s job on Tuesday was followed by a flood of flowing prose touting Manning’s credentials as a sure-fire entrant into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Much of this praise arrived courtesy of respected, usually reasonable NFL reporters and opinion leaders touting Manning’s longevity and pair of Super Bowl rings as reason enough. And while it’s right and proper to give Manning his due as a Giants icon and noteworthy figure in the history of the game, make no mistake. Manning does not deserve to have his bust enshrined in Canton. The most-cited credential for Manning’s case is the most obvious one. He won two Super Bowls. This fact is being treated by many as an automatic qualifier for the Hall of Fame as if Manning upended the top seed in the MEAC to make the NCAA tournament. One of the most repeated cases for Manning’s Hall credential to surface Tuesday pointed to his longevity. For 14 straight seasons, Manning started every game at quarterback for the Giants except for his brief, one-game absence in 2017 when Ben McAdoo saw the writing on the wall and benched the declining veteran.

Early Life of Eli

Eli Manning was born on 3rd January 1981 in New Orleans in New Orleans, the United States to Elisha Archibald ‘Archie’ Manning III and Olivia, his parents as Elisha Nelson Manning IV. He is the youngest of their three sons. His nationality is American and his ethnicity is White. His religion is Christian. Though not much is known about his childhood, it was revealed that along with his brothers, he was trained by his father from quite an early age. As per his education, he attended Isidore Newman School and later attended Ole Miss college. As of 2019, he celebrated his 38th birthday with his friends and families.

Body Measurements of Eli

Eli is a very handsome person with an athletic body build. He has a tall height of 6 ft 5 in or 1.96 m with the balanced weight of 218 lb or 99 Kg. He has got a very charming smile on his lips with an attractive attitude towards people catching a lot of people towards him. His other body measurements will be added soon. Overall, he has got a healthy body.

Career of Eli

  • Eli passed for 7,389 yards and 89 touchdowns in his high scholl career and later he committed to play college football at Ole Miss on 7th February 1999.
  • He appeared in six games and passed for 170 total yards and one interception in 2000 season.
  • He enrolled in the University of Mississippi in the year 2000 and he started playing for the Ole Miss Rebels football team which represented his university, and after four years, he had a record of passing for a total of 10,119 yards and 81 touchdowns.
  • He had a solid first year as the Rebels’ starting quarterback with 2,948 passing yards, 31 touchdowns, and nine interceptions in his 2001 season.
  • His junior season started out promising with the Rebels winning their first two games over Louisiana-Monroe and Memphis in 2002 season.
  • He had four passing touchdowns and one interception in those two games.
  • He finished with 3,401 passing yards, 21 touchdowns, and 15 interceptions in his junior season in his 2002 season.
  • During his senior year, he won the Maxwell award as the country’s best all-around player along with finishing third in the competition for the Heisman Trophy.
  • Because of his amazing performance, he was also named the Southeastern Conference Player of the Year.
  • During the 2004 NFL draft, he was selected by the San Diego Chargers as the number one overall pick.
  • However, as he did not wish to play for them, he was immediately traded off to the New York Giants. With the Giants, he signed a six-year contract which was worth $45 million.
  • Though his first season with the Giants was not very remarkable, the following year he was named the starter, and he led the team to a 2-0 record with victories against the Cardinals and Saints.
  • However, they lost the next game against the San Diego Chargers, though a very impressive performance was displayed by Eli.
  • He finished the season with a quarterback efficiency rating of 77.0 (18th in the league) with 6.2 yards per attempt in his 2006 season.
  • With his help, the team entered the SuperBowl XLII in 2007 where they faced the New England Patriots.
  • The game resulted in a victory for the Giants, and Manning was declared the game’s Most Valuable Player.
  • With the victory, Eli and his brother Peyton became the first set of brothers to win Super Bowl MVPs.
  • His performance in the next season was average, and in 2009, his performance improved as he ended the season with a career high of 4,021 passing yards, 27 touchdowns, a 62.3 completion percentage rating with a passer rating of 93.1.
  • On 5th August 2009, he signed a six-year US$97.5 million contract extension.
  • He played brilliantly during the 2010 season as well.
  • Though with his help, the Giants managed to defeat the Washington Redskins in the last game of the season, his team failed to enter the SuperBowl, which was ultimately won by the Green Bay Packers.
  • He ended the season with 4,002 yards, a career-high 31 touchdowns, but also a career-high 25 interceptions, which marked the most by a quarterback in the 2010 season, and a 62.5 completion percentage.
  • Despite starting off with poor performance during the 2011 season, the Giants later made a comeback, and successfully entered the SuperBowl XLVI as well.
  • The game resulted in a victory for the Giants after they defeated the Patriots with a score of 21-17.
  • His performance kept fluctuating over the next few seasons.
  • He finished the season with 30 touchdown passes, 14 interceptions, and 4,410 passing yards.
  • He was ranked 47th by his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2016.
  • At the end of the 2016 season, he had an overall career record of passing for 48,214 yards with 320 touchdowns.
  • In February 2017, along with Larry Fitzgerald, he won the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award.
  • It was the first time since the 2006 season when two players became co-winners of the award.
  • He started the regular season finale against the Washington Redskins.
  • In the 18-10 victory, he had 132 passing yards, one touchdown, and one interception as the Giants ended their disappointing season with a 3-13 record.
  • He passed for 4,299 yards, 21 touchdowns, and 11 interceptions on the 2018 season.
  • He started the Giants’ first two games of the season, a 35-17 loss to the Dallas Cowboys and a 28-14 loss to the Buffalo Bills.
  • The Giants announced that Manning would not start the team’s Week 3 game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, instead opting for 2019 first-round pick Daniel Jones on 17th September 2019.


  • He is also known for several charitable works such as making efforts to rebuild New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.

Awards of Eli

In his college career, he won the awards including the Conerly Trophy for Best College Football Player in Mississippi, which he won twice, in 2001 and 2003 respectively, and the Maxwell Award, which he won in the year 2003. In the year 2017, he won the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award.

Marital Status, Wife, Child

Eli Manning is a married person. He was married to Abby McGrew, his college friend, in the year 2008. The couple has three daughters, Ava Frances, Lucy Thomas, and Caroline Olivia, born in 2011, 2013, and 2015 respectively. As of today, the couple is living a happy life without any disturbances.

Net Worth of Eli

Eli Manning is an American NFL player for the New York Giants for the NFL. Manning played college football at his university from 2000 to 2003. He was drafted as the first overall in the 2004 NFL Draft by the San Diego Chargers. He has an estimated net worth of $100 million as of 2019. But his exact earnings, income or salary per month has not been revealed by sny sources but it will be added soon once we got information regarding it. Overall, he is satisfied with his earnings and he is living a luxurious lifestyle from his earnings.

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