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The Super Bowl championship the New York Giants won last year was priceless. The man who led them to it is not, according to the New York Daily News.

The Giants will have to pay a hefty price to keep last year's Super Bowl MVP. Eli Manning's contract is due to expire after next season, and sometime in the next year — probably the next few months — the Giants will take the first steps toward making him the next member of the $100 million quarterback club.

Manning might even end up being the highest-paid member, as several NFL sources said his next deal could be worth a league-high $15 million per season. That would be an average of $1 million more than his brother Peyton is making on the seven-year, $98 million deal he signed with the Indianapolis Colts in 2004.

Based on interviews with several agents and personnel people, Eli Manning appears to be in line for a seven- or eight-year contract worth $110 million-$120 million with $40 million in guarantees.

That would make the 28-year-old the eighth quarterback to top the $100 million barrier, and would put him near the top with Philadelphia's Donovan McNabb (12 years, $115million), Cincinnati's Carson Palmer (nine years, $118.75 million), and former Atlanta quarterback Michael Vick (10 years, $130 million).

Source: New York Daily News
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Report: Giants, Eli close to new contract

Sources close to the National Football Post have informed us that the New York Giants and quarterback Eli Manning are very close to finalizing a new contract that will make him one of the highest paid players in the NFL, as well as the highest paid Giant. A few more details need to be ironed out and barring any last minute stumbling blocks, expect a formal announcement next week.

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After watching the SB again last night I have to say that he doesnt deserve it. He did not play a good game in the SB and that it was he is getting paid for. Even in the 4th when he played well his WR's made plays on the ball more often then he threw perfect passes. He made some bad plays too, staying in the pocket too long, overthrowing a wide open Plaxico...

He is an average QB that had a perfect run last year. I just dont see him ever doing it again.
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