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Giants' Eli Manning 'comfortable' playing out final year of his contract

Manning speaks to media on first day of OTAs.

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Eli Manning
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What will happen with Eli Manning and his contract? The Giants' two-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback is entering the final year of his current contract, and said during a Monday conference call that he would be "comfortable" playing the 2015 season without receiving an extension.

"I've got a job to do and that's to play football. That's my only concern," Manning said. "The way I look at it I have one more year. I'm going to play that year and then go from there."

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Manning hit on several other topics. He said tha wide receiver Victor Cruz only did "light jogging" during workouts with him at Duke, but that it was good for Cruz to hear play calls and offensive terminology.

Manning said the workouts at Duke are helpful because the CBA rules that forbid offseason workouts at the team facility "makes it hard to work with your guys. He called the restrictions "a little ridiculous at this level."

Manning said that he and Odell Beckham can improve their chemistry on timing throws due to the lack of practice time they had last year.

Manning said the 70 percent completion rate will be a goal again this year, especially in each individual game. He said he would like to limit his interceptions to single digits, with eight being the magic number.