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Why Is Eli Manning Not Playing for the Giants — Is He Done With Football?

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There's been a lingering question on the minds of Giants fans since the beginning of the season. And that is:

Why isn't Eli Manning playing?

The football player is often the butt of jokes from sports fans, and he seems to always be cropping up in memes. Sometimes, it's for being the younger brother of Peyton Manning, a Colts/Broncos/Ford Commercial legend. Other times, it's for having a vacant expression on his face and less-than-glamorous hairstyles.

But let's pause for a minute and think about another quarterback, a Mr. Tom Brady. A man who is a total NFL underdog story. A man who was the 199th pick in the NFL draft and looks like he should be managing a Staples.