The Giants are one of the NFL betting favorites in the NFC and Manning is a big reason why.
NFL football betting tells us that Manning will agree to the extension that will make his contract into a 7-year deal worth a reported $106.9 million dollars. Sports betting stats tell us that the average of $15.27 million per season will make him the highest paid player in NFL history.
NFL football betting has Manning being the eighth quarterback in the league to have a $100 million dollar plus contract. Manning’s deal includes a reported $35 million in guaranteed money as NFL betting stats indicate. Eli will now make more than his brother Peyton who is averaging $14 million per year as NFL betting numbers show.
Manning has become the face of the Giants since leading them to an NFL football betting victory in Super Bowl XLII. Online sports betting numbers tell us that he has led them to the playoffs in four of five years as NFL football betting has it, so it was pretty much a given he was going to get a big deal from the Giants.
Manning made the Pro Bowl last year as he completed 60.3 percent of his passes for 3,238 yards with 21 touchdowns and only 10 interceptions as NFL football betting stats indicate. Those were very good numbers as NFL betting stats have it, and he was rewarded with a big pay increase.
There have only been a limited number of quarterbacks who have had $100 million dollar plus contracts. They include Brett Favre who got a 10 year, $10 million dollar deal from Green Bay in 2001 as NFL football betting has it. Drew Bledsoe got a 10 year deal for $103 million from the New England Patriots that same year as NFL football betting indicated (what were the Patriots thinking?) Donovan McNabb got a 12 year deal for $115 million from the Eagles in 2002 as NFL football betting indicated. Daunte Culpepper got a 10-year deal for $102 million from the Vikings in 2003. Michael Vick got a $130 million dollar, 10-year deal from Atlanta in 2004 as NFL football betting shows. Carson Palmer got a nine-year deal worth over $118 million from Cincinnati in 2005 and Ben Roethlisberger got an eight year, 102 million dollar deal from the Steelers last year as NFL football betting numbers show.