Giants, Pat Shurmur sticking with Eli Manning at QB
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By Dan Benton

After a subpar performance in a humiliating 34-13 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday night, New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning once again finds himself firmly on the hot seat.

A year removed from being benched in favor of Geno Smith, Manning has become the target of some of his own teammates who publicly question whether or not he’s still got it.

Should the Giants again bench Manning? Should they sign Colin Kaepernick? Is it time to play Kyle Lauletta?

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Those will be the questions headlining every newspaper and media outlet for the next 10 days, but when Big Blue returns in Week 7 to take on the Atlanta Falcons, Manning will still be under center.

“No, I’m not concerned about Eli. Like I said, none of us did anything good enough to win tonight,” coach Pat Shurmur told reporters on Thursday night.

At one point during the game, Shurmur appeared to be yelling to Manning to “throw the ball,” indicating his own level of frustration with the veteran. Ultimately, however, Shurmur dismissed it and appeared to imply no changes will be coming at the quarterback...

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