Report: New York Giants bench Eli Manning

Eli Manning reportedly won’t be the starting quarterback for the New York Giants on Sunday.

On Tuesday, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that the Giants are benching the former Ole Miss quarterback for the game Sunday at Oakland. As Schefter noted in a later tweet, Manning had started each Giants game since Nov. 21, 2004, which was a streak of 210 consecutive games. Manning will fall 87 games short of Brett Favre’s record in the category.

Former West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith will start for the Giants instead.

Manning has thrown for 2,411 yards with 14 touchdowns and 7 interceptions this season. He has struggled lately, throwing 4 interceptions in New York’s past three games.

The Giants own a dreadful 2-9 record this year.

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