Grand opening, grand closing. Today (Sept. 17), it was announced that longtime Giants quarterback Eli Manning has been benched.
The keys to the team are being handed to Daniel Jones, the draft pick out of Duke that the Giants get clowned about. NFL Twitter immediately reacted to the news with judgements that fit anywhere in the spectrum from “About damn time” to “What are the Giants doing?”
However, the lionshare of it was positing in honoring his achievements, with #ThankYouEili trending.
Regardless where you stand on Manning, or the NFL in general, dude did win a pair of Super Bowls and is a lock for the Hall of Fame. Peep reactions below.