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Eli Manning Asked If He Expects To Be Giants Starting QB In 2019

A closeup of Eli Manning in a retro New York Giants helmet?

EAST RUTHERFORD, NEW JERSEY - DECEMBER 10: Eli Manning #10 of the New York Giants looks on in the first quarter against the Dallas Cowboys during the game at MetLife Stadium on December 10, 2017 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

The New York Giants started the 2018 NFL season with dreams of reaching the playoffs after a disastrous 2017 campaign. Drafting rookie running back Saquon Barkley was a questionable decision, with an aging Eli Manning as the team's starting quarterback.

The first half of the season confirmed the doubts Giants fans had about their team. However, the second half of the season has provided fans with hope for the future of their franchise.

Barkley looks like a generational talent, while Manning stepped up his play over the last half of the season.

But will Manning return as the team's starter in 2019? He was asked that very question.

His answer? He doesn't know.

New York spent a draft pick on third-string quarterback Kyle Lauletta, but he didn't show much in his play during 2018. Will the Giants spend a top pick on a quarterback this year?

That seems likely, but so does the return of Manning for another year as the team's starting quarterback.