Giants, Eli Nearing Extension
AP Photo-L.M. Otero
AP Photo-L.M. Otero
Giants Insider
Posted Aug 5, 2009


Today looks like the day. For weeks and months there has been speculation of exactly when the Giants and their franchise signal-caller, Eli Manning, would agree to a hefty contract extension.

The deal, which will make Manning the highest-paid player in the NFL, is expected to be signed by the end of the day.

With only one season remaining on his deal, the Giants knew they had to pay the man – and they most certainly did.

The two sides reportedly h ave agreed on six additional years, making the entire deal a seven-year, $106.9 million pact. Manning’s average annual intake will be a whopping $15.2 million.


Related Stories
Rookie Diary: Ramses Barden
 -by TheGiantsBeat.com  Aug 4, 2009
Can Eli Continue His Meteoric Ascension?
 -by TheGiantsBeat.com  Aug 6, 2009
Giants Hit Ground Running
 -by TheGiantsBeat.com  Aug 3, 2009

PREMIUM SUBSCRIPTION INCLUDES
> Members-only Forums
> Insider Information
> Free Agency &
   Draft News
> Expert Chats

Sign Up Today!

Free Email Newsletter
Don't miss any news or features from TheGiantsBeat.com. Subscribe to our newsletter to have our newest articles emailed to you on a daily or weekly basis.
Click here for a list of all Team Newsletters.

Add Players to My HotList
Get free email alerts with news about your favorite players. Click name to add to My HotList.
QB Eli Manning (profile)
[View My HotList]
Add Topics to My HotList
Get free email alerts with news about your favorite topics. Click link to add to My HotList.
Football > Isidore Newman School > Alumni
Football > Mississippi > Alumni
[View My HotList]