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Eli Manning, Giants finalizing contract worth $84 million over four years, per report

The Giants aren't about to make any changes at quarterback.

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Eli Manning and the New York Giants are finalizing a new four-year contract extension worth up to $84 million, according to a report from Ian Rapoport of NFL Media.

This deal obviously ensures the 34-year-old Manning will remain with the G-Men for the considerable future.

Manning is coming off a season where he threw for 4,410 yards, 30 touchdowns, and 14 interceptions. His 92.1 passer rating ranked 15th overall among NFL quarterbacks.

On one hand, Manning is a fairly accomplished player. He has two Super Bowl rings and the Giants have no better realistic alternatives at quarterback. On the other hand, the Giants have gone 13-19 the past two years and the Tom Coughlin era might be growing stale. Manning isn't too far removed from the 2013 season where he threw 18 touchdowns to an NFL-leading 27 interceptions.

The Eagles have gotten the best of Manning during Chip Kelly's tenure:

Manning's big contract is just another reminder that the Eagles will owe Sam Bradford a lot of money if the quarterback plays well this season. The two sides are reportedly no longer negotiating a short-term extension.

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