Eli Manning should retire after this season - Ryan Clark | First Take

  • Published on Dec 10, 2019
  • Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Ryan Clark debate Eli Manning's chances to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame and whether Manning should retire following his first start since Week 2 in the New York Giants' Week 14 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles.
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  • ESPN
    ESPN  Month ago +65

    Should Eli Manning retire after the season? Will he be a Hall of Famer?

    • Mark Marc
      Mark Marc 25 days ago

      @Nash Scheber Eli hasn't carried his team in 9 years now and that is why we suck , he should of got fired instead of coughlin

    • Mark Marc
      Mark Marc 25 days ago

      @Nash Scheber the defense carried the team and won, Eli just didn't lose it that's all

    • Mark Marc
      Mark Marc 25 days ago

      @Kihe didn't win his last few games , he went 1 and 4 this season

    • Nash Scheber
      Nash Scheber Month ago

      @Eric Robinson no disrespect but your comment comment is stupid asf considering Eli Legit carried a team to. A superbowl and won it

    • Jkap Pakj
      Jkap Pakj Month ago

      TheKman1014 lol yeah just skip over all of the facts . I don’t want to hear that because when I say that about cam you don’t give him that excuse.

  • Tim Smith
    Tim Smith Day ago

    Eli Manning is the Nancy Pelosi of the NFL, please keep bringing them back, it's great to see them lose time and time again.

  • Tim Smith
    Tim Smith Day ago

    You don't put people in the hall of fame because you feel sorry for them. Period

  • Francesca Englehart
    Francesca Englehart 22 days ago +1

    If Eli retires even as an eagles fan I love that guy and if he retires I WILL DIE I LOVE ELI MANNING!!!!!!!!!

  • James Bond 007
    James Bond 007 23 days ago

    He is a HOF

  • Tony Hong Fishing
    Tony Hong Fishing 28 days ago

    Lovin the moiré suit

  • skulletor
    skulletor Month ago

    It's possible , He could turn it around , with a change of scenery on another team...

  • Kevin Garrett
    Kevin Garrett Month ago

    His sorry azz will get in because of the “defensive” Super Bowls “they” won.

  • Sue Lassus
    Sue Lassus Month ago

    Ctfups if the Giants played Eli all this year they would b in the playoff picture. He beat Brady twice in the Superbowl

    • Mark Marc
      Mark Marc 23 days ago

      He hasn't made the playoffs in years , why would this year best special? His record thid season is 1 - 4

  • GriefsChicken
    GriefsChicken Month ago

    Stephen A. making me dizzy AF

  • Jkap Pakj
    Jkap Pakj Month ago +1

    If Eli is a hof then what do we call great players ?

  • Nick V
    Nick V Month ago

    He is doing nothing but trying to pad his career stats. I will always honor him for winning two rings and avoiding injury but its time for him to go.

  • Luke Gramith
    Luke Gramith Month ago

    If Brett Favre is a HOF. Then Eli Manning is. Nuff said

  • Seth Scholder
    Seth Scholder Month ago

    ....what would it be like to be the best offensive player ever for a historic and storied franchise, who just watched your rookie replacement miss more games in his first half season than you have in 15 or 16 years....... Didn't miss a snap in 15 years plus 2 SB runs beating the winningest qb ever. Walter Payton award winner... Still can play... And not a peep about the Chargers QB who will never win or the guy who's the same age in Pit but had a season ending injury..
    And you turn on the TV and see this mouth flapping. About when you should retire.

  • Jake Pappalardo
    Jake Pappalardo Month ago

    Now we know why he would wear that suit.. so we all could be distracted from such a horrible take on his part. He should be ashamed, but at the end of the day when you're cashing in that kind of money you can give two f....

  • Jake Pappalardo
    Jake Pappalardo Month ago

    Quit reading off stat sheets and actually watch every Eli Manning and giants game like I do and you'll realize the team he plays for has been complete garbage over the years after his last superbowl run. Horrible offense line and even worse defense. There isn't a QUARTERBACK alive who would be able to shine under those conditions. Prove me wrong

  • No Name
    No Name Month ago

    Eli is not going to retire, he will join the redskins & come back to ny

  • TheKman1014
    TheKman1014 Month ago +1

    Eli Manning is a HoFer. Cry about it babies

  • Patti Maguire
    Patti Maguire Month ago

    Hey Max your Eli is overrated and a cheater just like Peyton

  • Brandon Murphy
    Brandon Murphy Month ago

    Health?...max the devil no bless u..???? Lol

  • Benjamin Stwart
    Benjamin Stwart Month ago

    A bunch of non Hall of famers telling someone else they not getting in 😂 got to love it

  • mickser101
    mickser101 Month ago +3

    Eli will get into the HOF because of the two wins v Pats. However, he's a bang average QB who's defense won him 2 rings, who lead the league in interceptions 3 times not to mention being a 500 QB over 16 years.

  • Heavy Hev
    Heavy Hev Month ago

    Eli, Ben, and Phil need to retire

  • plmoknty
    plmoknty Month ago

    Eli is NOT HOF material

  • Devon Toney-dale
    Devon Toney-dale Month ago +1


  • iam_chico2k19
    iam_chico2k19 Month ago

    i stg max is the only smart person on thus show

  • justin baker
    justin baker Month ago


  • Devante Gatson
    Devante Gatson Month ago

    I thought I had grease on my screen for a sec there I was like tf this come from 😂

  • Scotty B
    Scotty B Month ago

    Stephen A. I have an aggressive receding hairline and I shave my head.

    Just shave your head

  • matt.t
    matt.t Month ago

    u know who eli manning is? he's nick foles....there's something about him on that team in that situation.

  • Stacey Majors
    Stacey Majors Month ago

    Eli isn't hall of fame worthy

  • Kevin O'Rourke
    Kevin O'Rourke Month ago

    If David Tyree doesn't make a catch with his head there is no way Eli gets in to the HOF.

  • renaissance man
    renaissance man Month ago +1

    Any man that beats Tom Brady in the super bowl twice deserves to be in The Hall of Fame.

  • William Davis
    William Davis Month ago

    Eli wins #3 with the Bears next season

  • Optimus Prime
    Optimus Prime Month ago

    Do you think Eli should retire? Ryan Clark "No. Yes i do think he should retire." 🤪🤦‍♂️

  • The Future Is Here
    The Future Is Here Month ago +2

    Eli Manning is an EASY Hall of Famer because he beat "The GOAT" head-to-head, in the Super Bowl, twice
    No one else has done that
    And he beat the unbeatable 18-0 Patriots
    There are plenty of NFL players in the Hall who have done far less in this game

    • Mark Marc
      Mark Marc 25 days ago

      U must have forgot about walkie talkie gate . look it up

  • Carbies Chronicles
    Carbies Chronicles Month ago

    Ryan, cmon man... the coaches didnt adjust anything going into the second half... that is why NY lost.. not Eli's fault

  • themad gamer
    themad gamer Month ago

    Yes and He is a Manning so it's a easy family trip to Ohio.

  • Candi
    Candi Month ago

    He didn’t have great moments, but he had some of the greatest moments in NFL history. When it mattered he was able to win 2 Super Bowls. That counts.

  • M R
    M R Month ago

    I wonder if that loudmouth Ryan Clark wanted to hear everyone else's opinion on when he should retire. Hypocrite.

  • ccth22
    ccth22 Month ago

    Oh and btw for those who want to mention Ji͏m Plunkett, Trent Dilfer & Brad Johnson. Maybe someone can assist me in finding their Super Bowl MVP award.

  • Dom Quintana
    Dom Quintana Month ago +1

    Eli learned from Daniel Jones makes 0 sense

  • Steve DeLand
    Steve DeLand Month ago +1

    Stephen A. Should Joe Namath or Sonny Jorgensen be in that HOF? They both have losing records and only had moments of greatest. But Eli had many more and beat the GOAT in Two SBs!

  • agthaog1986
    agthaog1986 Month ago

    Eli cant be a HOF. I literally believe he is the singular reason why the league is soo soft now. B4 he came into the game u had big hits ...his brother cameback from a huge neck injury as a result. Think about it Eli nrver really took a true hit. Part of it was him in the begining having such a great O- line but 4vthe most part he just suckz

  • Duval Joe
    Duval Joe Month ago

    Every time Stephen A. Wears this jacket I have a seizure

  • Leon White
    Leon White Month ago


  • Patrick Sanders
    Patrick Sanders Month ago +1

    Bruh Eli Manning is definitely HOF!

  • Mac Donald
    Mac Donald Month ago

    For a former teammate of Eli’s, Ryan sure sounds like he found out Eli piped his chick and his daughter in the same night.

  • Rob Hicks
    Rob Hicks Month ago

    Eli Manning quarterback rating in 2018 was 92.4.

  • Rob Hicks
    Rob Hicks Month ago

    Eli Manning, 2018, 576 attempts, 380 complete. 66% completion rate, 4300 yards. He is not the problem.

    • Mark Marc
      Mark Marc 25 days ago

      Your right , management is the problem for not ditching Eli a long time ago

  • Rob Hicks
    Rob Hicks Month ago

    In 2018 Eli Manning had some of the best stats of his career.... and 1 of the worst, sacks. He threw for 4300 yards but he was sacked 47 times. Eli Manning isn't the problem, the o-line is the problem.

  • Rob Hicks
    Rob Hicks Month ago

    In 2018 Eli Manning had some of the best stats of his career.... and the worst stat of his career, sacks. Eli isn't the problem, the o-line is the problem.

  • Rob Hicks
    Rob Hicks Month ago

    Payton Manning went to another team and won another Super bowl. Eli should leave the Giants and go to another team before retiring just to see if a team change could be what he needs. He has got to be tired of playing for the Giants.

  • BrownDevil2
    BrownDevil2 Month ago

    Wish the bears had a league avg qb

  • Elijah M
    Elijah M Month ago

    Eli is not a hall of famer. The end

  • cjr1881
    cjr1881 Month ago +1

    Eli does not want to play for another team. He is content with this being his last season. This is not hard to understand if you have followed him at all.

  • cjr1881
    cjr1881 Month ago

    Okay... but even if you think he doesn’t have enough talent. What other Quarterback has not missed a game? He has never had an injury. If Cal Ripken can get into the Hall of Fame in baseball with barely hitting.200 and no power and mediocre defense at shortstop, then Eli Manning gets in easy for being a good quarterback and not missing a game. Not to mention he has two historical superbowl runs.

  • Debo4735 X
    Debo4735 X Month ago

    I've been saying Eli has been done for years. He doesn't look like he enjoys playing the sport of football anymore!

  • mo veezy
    mo veezy Month ago

    Look at the man career numbers how is he not a hall of Famer

  • New York Giants
    New York Giants Month ago +1

    What is stephen a smith talking about??? eli has completed over 60% for his career!!!!!!