Quarterback Eli Manning will begin for the New York Giants in opposition to the San Francisco 49ers subsequent Monday night time, coach Pat Shurmur introduced Tuesday.
Shurmur stated he mentioned with Manning the necessity to play higher and in addition expressed that to the complete workforce.
Earlier than the workforce’s bye, Shurmur had stated “we’ll see” when requested if Manning would maintain his beginning job.
Among the many lowlights: The Rams’ Todd Gurley has extra touchdowns than the complete Giants workforce by way of the primary half of the season.
Odell Beckham Jr. is not a part of a prolific passing assault and missed most of final season with an harm, however he is among the many all-time finest at his age.
1 RelatedThe Giants are 1-7 and common 18.eight factors per recreation, which is 27th within the NFL. Manning has been sacked a league-high 31 occasions.
Shurmur additionally stated Tuesday that he won’t droop backup quarterback Kyle Lauletta for his arrest final week.
The coach added, nonetheless, there are “inner penalties” for Lauletta and that he has spoken to the rookie quarterback “quite a few occasions” for the reason that occasion.
Lauletta was arrested for “numerous motorized vehicle and associated disorderly individuals offenses” pertaining to a site visitors violation in Weehawken, New Jersey.
Lauletta was making an attempt to make a proper flip from the mistaken lane in his Jaguar to get to Route 495 West, in accordance with a press release by the Weehawken Police Division. He was informed to maintain going straight, however Lauletta nearly struck an officer whereas making the unlawful flip after which “refused numerous directions” after he was stopped by one other officer on the finish of the on-ramp.
He was charged with eluding police, obstructing administration of regulation, resisting arrest, reckless driving, disregarding an officer’s instructions, improper flip in a marked site visitors lane and failure to stay in a marked lane.
Police additionally stated the identical automobile was concerned in a “comparable incident” on the identical location the day before today, and a summons was issued by mail after the automobile owned by Lauletta had not stopped and left the scene.
ESPN’s Jordan Raanan contributed to this report.