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#New York Giants quarterback #Eli Manning could retire at the end of this season after losing his starting signal-calling job to Geno Smith, according to his father. Archie Manning told NFL.com that there is a possibility that Eli could call it a career after 14 NFL seasons, 210 straight games as a starter and two Super Bowl rings [VIDEO]. “Eli might say, 'I've had enough. I'm feeling good. I've got a beautiful wife, three little girls, I'm healthy. And that's it.' So there's no sense speculating,” said Archie when asked about Eli’s plans after this season. After a 2-9 record, the Giants removed Manning as the starter and replaced him with Geno Smith when they take on the Oakland Raiders.

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According to Archie, the 36-year-old Eli did not take his benching lightly, saying it “just flat broke his heart.”

Giants head coach Ben McAdoo explained his decision, saying replacing Manning as starting quarterback [VIDEO] is the best action for the organization moving forward. In 11 games as the starter this season, Manning completed 247-of-395 passes for 2,411 yards and 14 touchdowns, with seven interceptions. During his 14-year tenure with the Giants, Manning has thrown for 50,625 yards and 334 touchdowns, with 222 interceptions.

Manning could join the Jaguars

Manning has a no-trade clause in his contract with the Giants, but he can waive it so he can find another team interested in the services of a veteran starter. The #Jacksonville Jaguars could be a potential destination for Manning, where he will be reunited with former Giants head coach Tom Coughlin.

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According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the fracture between Manning and the Giants is beyond repair, and the two sides could part ways in 2018. Eli could follow the path of his older brother, Peyton, who joined the Denver Broncos in 2012 after Andrew Luck replaced him as the starter with the Indianapolis Colts. Before he retired in 2016, Peyton led the Broncos to a Super Bowl trophy. Eli could enjoy the same renaissance in his career with the right team. La Canfora said several NFL general managers believe that Manning could be on his way to Jacksonville, where he will replace the inconsistent Blake Bortles as starting quarterback.

Giants might fire McAdoo

Sources told ESPN that the Giants might fire McAdoo might on Monday, putting an end to his almost two-year run as head coach. Sources added that general manager Jerry Reese’s job is also on the line and could follow McAdoo in the unemployment line. McAdoo’s decision to bench Manning was partly to blame for his expected firing as Giants owner John Mara is extremely fond of the veteran quarterback.