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Accorsi think Eli has at least two quality seasons left

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Good morning, New York Giants fans! We are now one week away from the 2018 NFL Draft. Here are today’s Giants-related headlines.

Ernie Accorsi says Eli Manning has at least two good years left - NY Daily News

Accorsi, addressing a full house at Foley’s NY Pub & Restaurant in Midtown Tuesday night during an NFL Draft roundtable with ex-Newsers Gary Myers and Rich Cimini, said he thinks Manning has several years of competitive football remaining.

“I wouldn’t want to put an end line on him, but I do agree with them that he can play winning, championship football for two years,” said Accorsi, who famously swung the 2004 draft day trade to bring Manning to New York. “Now, it may be more. I’m not saying that he can’t do more. But I don’t think there’s any question: What I saw last year in the Philadelphia game with what he had to play with, I definitely think he could still take a team to a title. I mean, obviously he has to be surrounded with a pretty good team. But I do.”

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Saquon Barkley's agent: We're not steering RB away from Browns
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NFL Draft 2018: Saquon Barkley Could Be the Next Face of the NFL | SI.com
Saquon Barkley doesn’t just believe he should go No. 1—he also has the talent and character to become the NFL’s biggest star.

NFL Draft 2018: Sam Darnold or Davis Webb? Who is Giants' QB of the future? Expert insights | NJ.com
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