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Giants news, 12/5: What others are saying after the Monday Massacre

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Reactions to firings of Ben McAdoo, Jerry Reese continue

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Since nothing important happened for the New York Giants on Monday, headlines are hard to come by. Seriously, though, in the wake of the Monday Massacre that saw coach Ben McAdoo and GM Jerry Reese ousted let’s see what others are saying about the developments in East Rutherford.

Brett Favre: Eli Manning will play elsewhere in 2018 | SI.com

“It’s doable to move,” Favre said, “and it’s doable to play at a high level. I found it reinvigorating, honestly. For Eli, maybe it’s gotten a little stale in New York—I don’t know. I do know, or at least I think, that he will want to play for the Giants again. And he seems like he’s really healthy, and he’s in a place he can play a few more years. Wherever it is, I can tell him he can be great somewhere else too. You can love another team too. I did.”

Favre’s gut feeling: “I think it’ll be somewhere else for Eli.”

Jaguars favorite to land Eli Manning next season | NFL | Sporting News

Up to John Mara to fix this mess and hire right GM, coach | Newsday
John Mara decided there was no point in delaying the inevitable.With enough damage having been done to the Giants’ brand during a 2-10 plummet punctuated

John Mara not guaranteeing long-term deal for Odell Beckham Jr. | Newsday
The Giants’ shakeup will affect all of the current players. Eli Manning, right now, is the most high-profile of them. Another has been somewhat out

Jon Gruden does not dismiss possibility of coaching Giants | Larry Brown Sports
Jon Gruden did not dismiss the possibility of coaching the Giants and Eli Manning.

27 million reasons Giants fans can forget Nick Saban as coach | New York Post
So, can the Giants afford Nick Saban?

Short answer: No.

Saban, reigning college football coaching royalty, runs the nation’s preeminent program, churning out...

Giants’ fans protest could turn into Eli Manning lovefest now | New York Post
The protest could turn into a lovefest. MetLife Stadium may not be as empty as expected.

As long as Eli Manning is back under center Sunday afternoon against...

Only one way Giants can show Eli Manning respect he has earned | New York Post
As you surely know by now, the Giants ended the respective tenures of Ben McAdoo and Jerry Reese on Monday.

Now it’s time for them to restart the tenure of...

Eli Manning has no idea what his Giants’ future is | New York Post
Eli Manning still is feeling his way through his toughest week as a New York Giant, let alone thinking about where he’ll be next season.

Manning gave...

The Giants can't go back to Eli Manning now | Politi | NJ.com
An NFL Network report suggests that the team might give the job back to their veteran quarterback, but that would be piling one mistake on top of another.

Giants captain Zak DeOssie responds to firings of Ben McAdoo and Jerry Reese | NJ.com
DeOssie is one of two players to win two Super Bowl rings with the Giants.

Giants owner John Mara says brother, Chris, isn't a general manager candidate | NJ.com
Chris Mara is the Giants' senior vice president of player personnel.

This John Mara comment is important one for Giants' coaching search | NJ.com
Mara indicates he wouldn't want to give a coach full control over personnel.

N.Y. Giants' shakeup shows just how serious problems seemed - NFL.com
Judy Battista explores why the New York Giants, who value consistency, would fire head coach Ben McAdoo and general manager Jerry Reese with the season still ongoing.

Eli Manning On WFAN: Benching Felt Like ‘Part Of Me Was Kind Of Taken Away’ « CBS New York
Eli Manning said he took a night to think about Coach Ben McAdoo's plan for him to just play the first half of games before rejecting it.