Eli Manning is glad Giants teammates Saquon Barkley, Odell Beckham, Sterling Shepard, Evan Engram and Roger Lewis are challenging each other in workouts at UCLA … even if they are showing off their younger physiques.
UNION — In a T-shirt, shorts and sneakers with a towel draped around his neck, Eli Manning was overdressed to throw a few passes Tuesday during a football camp at Kean University.
At least it looks that way compared to the videos of shirtless Giants teammates Odell Beckham, Sterling Shepard, Saquon Barkley, Evan Engram and Roger Lewis practicing together this week on the UCLA campus.
“I know they will have to make some adjustments,” Manning deadpanned. “We do practice with our shirts on with the Giants. With the friction, they might have to make an adjustment the first few weeks. It might be something new for them and take a little time to get used to that.”
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Known to be a prankster in the locker room and for a dry sense of humor rarely revealed in public (see: Saturday Night Live) where he can be cautious with his words, Manning couldn’t resist the opportunity to have a little fun when asked about the videos circulating on social media.
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The 37-year-old Manning is more than a decade older than Beckham (25), Shepard (24), Lewis (24), Engram (23) and Barkley (21). None were even teenagers when he made his first career start for the Giants in 2004 or were in the NFL when he won his second Super Bowl in 2012.
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