FanPost

Rumor: Giants' Manning looking for $20 million per season

The New York Giants are expected to make Eli Manning(notes) one of the highest paid players in the NFL, however, it is going to take longer than expected for the deal to get done, according to the New York Daily News.

The Daily News, quoting unnamed NFL sources, reported the two sides remain far apart in the negotiations. The plan was for the deal to be finished this spring. According to one source, Manning's agents "want to make him the highest-paid player." Another source suggested the Super Bowl XLII MVP's initial asking price was up near an average of $20 million per year.

According to the Daily News, neither Manning nor co-owner John Mara would discuss details when asked during Giants minicamp this week. And when Manning, whose original six-year deal was worth $45 million to $54 million, was asked if he wanted to be the NFL's highest-paid player, he said, "I don't have an ego about that.''

 Though $20 million per year might be too high, league sources expect Manning, who will make $9.4 million this season, eventually will get a deal worth around $15 million per year. Several league executives and NFL agents expect the final package to be for seven or eight years and be worth around $110 million-$120 million, with more than $40 million in guaranteed money.

Source: New York Daily News

 

http://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/rumors/post/Giants-Manning-looking-for-20-million-per-seas;_ylt=AudYoSVfl4QdKLhob2q.So9DubYF?urn=nfl,171356

I'm sorry I thought this was Hilarious, & some people were saying how McNabb shoud've been happy with his contract & didn't derserve his raise.

I still don't believe this is true, it's gotta be a joke.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join Bleeding Green Nation

You must be a member of Bleeding Green Nation to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Bleeding Green Nation. You should read them.

Join Bleeding Green Nation

You must be a member of Bleeding Green Nation to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Bleeding Green Nation. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9341_tracker