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New York Giants news, 5/8: Schedule, Eli Manning, ‘Mr. Irrelevant’ celebration

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Pancakes, puppies, and a parade: How Giants' Tae Crowder plans to celebrate his 'Mr. Irrelevant' status | SNY

Crowder will — eventually — get his ‘Mr. Irrelevant’ celebration.

Opponents in second week of season share bye weeks - ProFootballTalk

That is one of the contingencies built into the 2020 NFL schedule.

Eli Manning plans to take a year away from football before starting next role

Retired quarterback will eventually return to football in some capacity.

"Football is my love and passion," Manning said. "It is all I've known for the last 25 years and all I've been doing. I don't think I can stray too far away from that. I'd like to hope to do something with the Giants, stay involved with them. I probably need a little break right now just because it's so new. So I'm going to take a little time, enjoy some family time, but I assume I'll be jumping back into football in some way.

"I don't know if I want to do announcing ... yet. Or go into that field. I might want to stay more hands-on with either the Giants or some coaching with a high school team."

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