EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J . – Eli Manning announced his retirement, ending a stellar 16-year career with the Giants that included two Super Bowl victories and most valuable player awards, four Pro Bowl selections and dozens of impressive statistics. Here is a sampling of Manning's career numbers.
Manning is the only player in the Giants' 95-season history to play 16 years with the team. He played in a Giants-record 236 games, including 234 starts. The 234 starts are the fourth-most total by a quarterback with one franchise:
|Tom Brady||New England Patriots||283|
|Brett Favre||Green Bay Packers||253|
|Dan Marino||Miami Dolphins||240|
|Eli Manning||New York Giants||234|
Manning started 210 consecutive games from Nov. 21, 2004 to Nov. 23, 2017, the third-longest streak by a quarterback in NFL history.
Manning never missed a game because of injury.
Giants' longest consecutive starts streaks since the 1970 merger:
|No. of Games||Name||Year|
|103||Doug Van Horn||1972-1979|
Manning holds all of the Giants' significant career passing records:
1. Eli Manning - 8,119 (Postseason: 400)
2. Phil Simms - 4,647
3. Charlie Conerly - 2,833
4. Kerry Collins - 2,473
5. Fran Tarkenton - 1,898
1. Eli Manning - 4,895 (Postseason: 242)
2. Phil Simms - 2,576
3. Kerry Collins - 1,447
4. Charlie Conerly - 1,418
5. Fran Tarkenton - 1,069
1. Eli Manning - 57,023 (Postseason: 2,815)
2. Phil Simms - 33,462
3. Charlie Conerly - 19,488
4. Kerry Collins - 16,875
5. Fran Tarkenton - 13,905
1. Eli Manning - 366 (Postseason: 18)
2. Phil Simms - 199
3. Charlie Conerly - 173
4. Fran Tarkenton - 103
5. Y.A. Tittle - 96
Most 300-yard Games
Eli Manning - 51
Phil Simms - 21
Kerry Collins - 17
Y.A. Tittle - 9
Manning's 4,895 regular-season completions went to 97 different receivers. Here are the top 10:
|Odell Beckham Jr.||390||5,476|
Two offensive linemen are among the 97 players: Spencer Pulley and Ereck Flowers. Also on the list are Khalif Raymond, Duke Calhoun, Sean Burton and one Heisman Trophy winner: Ron Dayne.
Manning's first completion was a 34-yarder to Tiki Barber at Philadelphia on Sept. 12, 2004. His 4,895th and final completion was a 22-yarder to Sterling Shepard vs. Miami on Dec, 15, 2019.
Manning completed a Giants-record 21 consecutive passes at New Orleans on Nov. 28, 2011.
Manning's 366 regular-season touchdown passes went to 57 different receivers. Here are the top 10:
Odell Beckham Jr. - 44
Plaxico Burress - 33
Hakeem Nicks - 26
Victor Cruz - 25
Rueben Randle - 20
Jeremy Shockey - 19
Mario Manningham - 18
Kevin Boss - 18
Amani Toomer - 17
Sterling Shepard - 14
Manning's first touchdown passes was a six-yarder vs. Atlanta in his first start on Nov. 21, 2004. His 366th and last was a five-yarder to Darius Slayton vs. Miami on Dec. 15, 2019.
Manning set an NFL record in 2011 with 15 fourth-quarter touchdown passes. The previous record of 14 was set by Hall of Famer Johnny Unitas in 1959 and tied by Peyton Manning (2002).
Manning threw at least two touchdown passes against each of the other 31 NFL teams.
Manning threw 126 touchdown passes in MetLife Stadium and 67 in Giants Stadium. His highest total in a road venue was 24 in Lincoln Financial Field.
Manning touchdown passes:
Manning's milestone touchdown passes:
|1||Nov. 21, 2004||vs. Atlanta||6||Jeremy Shockey|
|50||Dec. 10, 2006||at Carolina||28||Plaxico Burress|
|100||Sept. 20, 2009||at Dallas||22||Mario Manningham|
|150||Dec. 19, 2010||vs. Philadelphia||35||Mario Manningham|
|200||Nov. 25, 2012||vs. Green Bay||13||Hakeem Nicks|
|250||Nov. 23, 2014||vs. Dallas||1||Adrien Robinson|
|300||Oct. 16, 2016||vs. Baltimore||24||Roger Lewis, Jr.|
|350||Nov. 12, 2018||at San Francisco||3||Sterling Shepard|
Manning threw his 50th touchdown Dec. 10, 2006
Manning threw his 100th touchdown Sept. 20, 2009
Manning threw his 150th touchdown Dec. 19, 2010
Manning threw his 200th touchdown Nov. 25, 2012
Manning threw his 250th touchdown Nov. 23, 2014
Manning threw his 300th touchdown Oct. 16, 2016
Manning threw his 350th touchdown Nov.12, 2018
Manning threw for his 10,000th yard Nov. 18, 2007
Manning threw for his 20,000th yard Oct. 17, 2010
Manning threw for his 30,000th yard Nov. 4, 2012
Manning threw for his 40,000th yard Sept. 20, 2015
Manning threw for his 50,000th yard Nov. 5, 2017
Manning threw his 1,000th completion Sept. 4, 2008
Manning threw his 2,000th completion Oct. 2, 2011
Manning threw his 3,000th completion Sept. 25, 2014
Manning threw his 4,000th completion Dec. 18, 2016
Manning was sacked 411 times – the 14th-highest total in history - for losses totaling 2,870 yards. The home/road splits are remarkably similar:
Total: 411 sacks (2,870 yards)
Home: 205 (1,436)
Away: 206 (1,434)
Record as a starter: 117-117
Giants Stadium: 25-19 (plus 1-0 as visitor)
MetLife Stadium: 37-37 (plus 1-0 as visitor)
Manning played in 39 different stadiums, including two in England (Wembley and Twickenham).
Manning started games against 94 different quarterbacks (16 vs. Tony Romo, his most frequent opponent) and 86 different head coaches (19 against Andy Reid and 18 vs. Jason Garrett, the Giants' new offensive coordinator).
Manning was 8-4 in 12 postseason starts and he owns the franchise playoff records with 400 pass attempts, 242 completions, 60.5 completion percentage, 2,815 yards and 18 touchdown passes.
His 242 postseason completions went to 30 different receivers. Here are the top five:
Hakeem Nicks - 28 catches, 444 yards
Amani Toomer - 26, 337
Victor Cruz - 24, 299
Plaxico Burress - 23, 310
Ahmad Bradshaw - 20, 141
Manning's 18 postseason touchdown passes were caught by nine different receivers. Nicks was the leader with four, while Mario Manningham, Toomer and Burress each had three.
Manning won the Rozelle Trophy as the Most Valuable Player in Super Bowls XLII and XLVI. He is one of five players in NFL history to win multiple Super Bowl MVP awards, and all of them are quarterbacks (Tom Brady, 4; Joe Montana, 3; Terry Bradshaw and Bart Starr, 2 apiece).
Manning is the only Giants player to win the Rozelle Trophy multiple times. Previous Giants Super Bowl MVPs include quarterback Phil Simms (Super Bowl XXI) and running back Ottis Anderson (Super Bowl XXV).
Manning is one of 32 different starting quarterbacks to win a Super Bowl and one of two Mannings. His brother Peyton won titles with the Colts in 2006 and the Broncos in 2015. The Mannings were the 18th set of brothers to play in the Super Bowl and the first pair of brothers to play quarterback.
Manning is one of 21 quarterbacks to win a Super Bowl without losing one and one of 12 quarterbacks to win at least two Super Bowls.
Manning, the first selection in the 2004 NFL Draft, is one of nine quarterbacks taken with the first overall selection in the NFL Draft to start a Super Bowl. The others are Terry Bradshaw (4-0 in Super Bowls), Jim Plunkett (2-0), John Elway (2-3), Troy Aikman (3-0), Drew Bledsoe (0-1), Peyton Manning (2-2), Cam Newton (0-1), and Jared Goff (0-1). The former No. 1 choices are 15-8 in Super Bowls.
Manning is one of six quarterbacks with at least 100 victories and two Super Bowl triumphs with the same team, joining Bradshaw, Tom Brady, Elway, Joe Montana, and Ben Roethlisberger.
Manning is the only quarterback to wear No. 10 and win a Super Bowl.