New York Giants announce Eli Manning has rejoined the organization, will lead new business position
Eli Manning may no longer suit up for the Giants but that doesn’t mean the longtime New York quarterback won’t continue to be associated with the franchise.
On Monday, the organization announced Manning has joined the team’s business operations department has been named assigned a new role as the team’s fan engagement leader.
In addition to that news, the Giants have announced Manning will be inducted into the Giants’ Ring of Honor and will have his No. 10 jersey retired on Sept. 26 during the team’s upcoming home game against the Atlanta Falcons in MetLife Stadium.
“After not being able to come back in the facility for a full year, to finally see my former teammates and the individuals I’ve spent the past 16 years with – like the trainers and equipment guys, video, scouting, management, owners – it’s incredibly exciting to be back,” Manning said. “Staying involved with this organization is very important to me. I love the organization, love the Giants and the fans, and so I want to do anything possible to help them out and be a part of it.” Manning’s new role will include several assignments.
“I’m willing to do anything,” he said. “But I’m focused on the business side with corporate partners and on community relations, which was always so important to me while I was playing here and is something, I’ve placed a high priority on throughout my life. I’m looking forward to seeing where I can make the most impact in helping the Giants achieve their business and community goals.”
Eli Manning is back home! @EliManning has rejoined the org in a business ops & fan engagement role. Plus, we've set the date for jersey retirement and ring of honor!
— New York Giants (@Giants) June 21, 2021