Giants’ Eli Manning retires after 16 seasons, 2 Super Bowls


EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) – Two-time Super Bowl MVP Eli Manning has officially retired. The 39-year-old quarterback called it quits on Friday, saying he was leaving the game on his own terms, as a New York Giant.

Speaking at a packed news conference surrounded by family, friends, Giants management and former teammates and two Lombardi Trophies.

Manning said he had no regrets and insisted he was proud he did things his way. Manning said he had no immediate plans. He plans to spend some time reliving the positives memories.

A job with the Giants is a possibility, he said. The Giants plans to retire his number 10.

Manning played for the University of Mississippi before he was drafted to the NFL in 2004.

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