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Eli says Peyton is a better QB, but gives himself the edge ... elsewhere

Giants quarterback Eli Manning visits "FOX & Friends"

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For seven years I’ve been covering Eli Manning, and in all that time I’ve been asking the wrong questions.

Jay Mohr suffers from no such deficiency.

During a radio interview on the Jay Mohr Sports show on Fox Sports Radio today, Mohr got Eli to admit that while Peyton is a better quarterback, he is a better singer … and a better lover.

During the interview, Mohr gave Eli a “pop...

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Five things to watch as Giants begin OTAs Wednesday

Eli Manning looks on the from the sidelines

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Don’t think the first day of OTAs is important? Let’s go back to last year’s and see what kind of tone the opening of team workouts set for the rest of the season.

We all went into the start of OTAs in 2013 thinking the big story would be the absence of Victor Cruz. Well, it turned out that the real issue was the absence of Hakeem Nicks, who had been working with the team throughout the offseason...

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10 years later, Eli Manning still at the center of the Giants' draft

2004: ELI MANNING Drafted: 1st round, No. 1

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Ten years ago he was the headliner of the Giants’ draft. This year, Eli Manning still had a strong impact on the decisions that were made. His physical status four weeks removed from ankle surgery and the urgency with which the Giants are giving him weapons to return to glory were two key matters this weekend.

First, the players that were added.

“We’re trying like heck,” Jerry Reese...

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Peyton visits Yankees, gives Eli update

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Eli Manning updates can turn up in some pretty strange places. The latest one came today. From Peyton Manning. At Yankee Stadium.

"Eli feels good,” Peyton told reporters while spending some pregame time with the pinstripers this morning, according to our Anthony Rieber. “He was doing some light throwing the other day. Obviously, just upper body. He's disappointed he has to miss some of the...

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Victor Cruz looking to hit more home runs in 2014

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It wasn’t a perfect season, but you could make the case that Victor Cruz was the only fully functioning part of the Giants offense in 2013. There weren’t any salsas after September, he had the ball ripped from his hands in the critical Cowboys game in November, and he missed the final two games with a knee injury. But he also caught 73 passes for 998 yards – and would have had 1,000 yards if the...

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McAdoo's goals: Top 4 unit and 'elite' quarterback

Eli Manning throws before a game against the

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It didn’t take Ben McAdoo long to tell his players what he wants to accomplish in 2014.

“He came in the first day (and said) our goal is to be a top four offense, to have an elite top four QB, to make it to the Super Bowl,” tackle Will Beatty said yesterday when asked for his first impressions of the new offensive coordinator. “They are all things you want to hear.”

If they are accomplished,...

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McAdoo is 'fond' of Eli, says fundamentals will help eliminate turnovers

Eli Manning throws before a game against the

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Ben McAdoo spent the last few years coaching Aaron Rodgers with the Packers. Now he moves on to coach Eli Manning. Does he see any similarities between the two?

“I haven’t worked with Eli, so that’s hard to say,” McAdoo said. “But I do know this: They’re both Super Bowl-winning quarterbacks, they’re both highly motivated and highly competitive. I’m excited to be here and excited to work with...

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McAdoo: Screens will be a focal point

Green Bay Packers tight end coach Ben McAdoo

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According to Pro Football Focus, Eli Manning threw for a total of 99 yards on screen passes in 2013. Ninety-nine yards. Not even the length of a football field in 16 games (well, 15 and a half since he left the finale with an ankle injury). It was one of the more frustrating aspects of the offense, that inability to make a relatively simple play function.

Ben McAdoo is going to change that....

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Coughlin catch-all: Eli, JPP, Tuck, etc.

Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul raises his arms

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INDIANAPOLIS – We’re here at the NFL Scouting Combine to talk about the future players, but inevitably when coaches come to the podium questions turn to the players already on the roster. Particularly the ones who are coming off of injuries or heading into free agency. So here’s a roundup of the current Giants that Tom Coughlin spoke about on Friday:

ELI MANNING

“We’re very confident...

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Giants' offense not 'broken' but still needs fixing

Giants head coach Tom Coughlin, right, talks with

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INDIANAPOLIS -- Tom Coughlin and John Mara have agreed on a contract extension, but they do not agree on how to describe the disappointing 2013 season.

In the days after the season ended with a 7-9 record, Mara, the team’s co-owner, described the offense as “broken.” Since then, the Giants have revamped their offensive coaching staff. Coordinator Kevin Gilbride retired and long-time assistants...

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