Eli Manning back with Giants in business operations, fan engagement roles; will have number retired

Eli Manning is back with the New York Giants organization in an official capacity.

The team announced the two-time Super Bowl MVP would participate in business operations and fan engagement roles.

“For 16 seasons, Eli represented and defined what it meant to be a Giant and we are excited for him to join the business side of our front office,” team president and CEO John Mara said in a statement. “Eli is one of the most beloved players in Giants history. We had a mutual interest in him returning to the organization and we’re thrilled to welcome him back.”

“We are proud Eli was our quarterback for so many years and now look forward to his next chapter as a Giant,” Chairman and EVP Steve Tisch added. “Eli is the ultimate team player and will be a huge addition to the organization as we continue to elevate and strengthen our business operation.”

In addition to hiring Manning to the front office, Big Blue announced it would…

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