‘I think it worked out for you and for me’: Giants quarterback Eli Manning officially retires

Former New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning has officially retired after 16 years in the NFL, all with the Giants, making the announcement this morning.

News 12 Staff

Jan 24, 2020, 5:22 PM

Updated 1,587 days ago

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Giants quarterback Eli Manning said goodbye to his 16-year-career on Friday.
Eli says he chose to leave the game with only positive memories. He talked about his connection with his teammates, and how championships create an unbreakable bond.
Eli says he has not a single regret, saying, "I think it worked out for you and for me."
 
Two Super Bowl championships, two Super Bowl MVPs, four Pro Bowl Selections and ranking third all-time in consecutive starts are among his accolades.
He also has 57,023 passing yards, 366 TD passes and tied the NFL record with most game-winning drives in a season.
Co-owner John Mara says no one will ever wear No. 10 again.
The tributes have rolled in -- from former coach Tom Coughlin, current and former teammates and even Tom Brady, who tweeted a congrats to Manning:
 
 


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