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Eli Manning's silver spoon got brighter

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Drip, Aug 5, 2009.

  1. Drip

    Drip Active Member

    Giants give Manning a big $97 mil extension. When is enough, enough?
  2. JC

    JC Well-Known Member

    when the money's not there to pay these salaries.
  3. Cousin Oliver

    Cousin Oliver New Member

    Should pay for some new plaid polo shirts and khakis.
  4. spnited

    spnited Active Member

    When you stop selling PSLs at 20K apiece.
  5. Silver spoon? That characterization seems way off to me. Archie didn't inherit any wealth, he worked hard for it, and Eli's first contract probably paid him better than what Archie made in the NFL. I'd use the term silver spoon about a lot of people before I'd ever think to use it about Eli.
  6. JR

    JR Well-Known Member

    The only number that matters is the $35 million he's guaranteed.

    And to answer Drip's question: when the league stops receiving $2 billion in broadcast rights.
  7. Oz

    Oz Well-Known Member

    How many silver spoons go to Ole Miss to play football as opposed to one of the glamor programs?
  8. Guy_Incognito

    Guy_Incognito Well-Known Member

    That's a lot of money for a guy who can't handle the wind at home. I guess they're confident that the new stadium won't play the same way.
  9. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    I look forward to the NFL's cries of poverty two summers from now.

    And if you're going to complain the players are getting too much of the pie, shouldn't you, you know, not give guys $100 mil contracts?
  10. Drip

    Drip Active Member

    Archie is from Drew and goodness knows he wasn't born with a silver spoon. His boys? Well that's a different story. I don't think they've had to want for much in life.
  11. Jesus_Muscatel

    Jesus_Muscatel Well-Known Member

    While this is true they also were pretty grounded kids, best I could tell.
  12. ScribePharisee

    ScribePharisee New Member

    I hope Eli can get by on that while many Giants fans skip mortgage payments and a meal during the week they buy single-game tickets to watch his pampered ass play.

    Does Archibald have enough of a retirement fallback cushion with his boys?
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