Giants Eli Manning retires after 16 seasons, 2 Super Bowls

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New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning has retired.

The Giants said Wednesday that Manning would formally announce his retirement on Friday.

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Manning led the New York Giants to two Super Bowls in a 16-year career that saw him set almost every team passing record.

The recently turned 39-year-old’s future had been in doubt since the end of the season. Manning’s contract with the Giants expired after the 4-12 season and there was little chance he would be returning after losing his long-time starting job to rookie Daniel Jones.