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New York Giants wide receiver had reportedly told an Ohio newspaper that he believes there’s a 75 percent chance that he won’t be back with the Giants in 2012.
During a radio interview with WFAN in New York on Tuesday, per the NY Daily News, Manningham said that the odds of him leaving are “50-50″ and that he never said 75 percent.
“I don’t think they’re ready to do anything,” said Manningham, when referring to whether the Giants will try to re-sign him.
“We’re not sure what’s going on right now,” Maninningham said “We’re just going to take it slow and see what’s going on, let the smoke clear a little bit. You just never know where I’m going to end up at.”
There were rumors buzzing around this past weekend that Manningham will end up with the Buccaneers.
“You know how the media do it,” Manningham said “I haven’t heard anything like that until the other day. People don’t really know what’s going on. They don’t know where I really want to go.”
Manningham was asked where he wants to go when he becomes a free agent.
“I want to stay here,” he said. “But if it’s not here, I’m sure it’s somewhere else.”
Once again, I really don’t see how the Giants can afford to keep Manningham since they’re already $9 million over the salary cap and have more important priorities to take care of.
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Wide receiver Mario Manningham denied Tuesday saying that there is a 75 percent chance he would leave the Giants in free agency.
"I didn't say that," Manningham said on WFAN Tuesday morning. "You know how rumors get spread, I didn't say anything like that."
The original quote was reported last week by Manningham's hometown paper, the Youngstown News...
Mario Manningham claims he never said there was a 75 percent chance that heâd wind up signing with a team other than the Giants, as was reported over the weekend, but the wide receiver who will be a free agent two weeks from today did put his odds at staying with the Giants at â50 percentâ in an interview on WFAN this morning.
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The Super Bowl hero, who made the play of the game with an unbelievable over the shoulder catch, gave his prediction on the Giants retaining him. Manningham gave 75% as a number that represented his odds of leaving the Giants.
While General Manager Jerry Reese refused...