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George Selvie

Eli Manning not looking to be the NFL's top paid quarterback

Eli Manning didn't ask the New York Giants to make him the NFL's highest-paid quarterback. A perplexed and slightly miffed Manning on Wednesday shot down a report that he wants to be the league's top-paid quarterback, insisting that was not the goal in contract talks. "Never been said, never come out of my mouth," Manning said Wednesday. The two-time Super Bowl MVP is in the final year of a contract that will pay him a $17 million base salary. His agent, Tom Condon, has been negotiating a new deal, but the two sides are not close to an agreement, Giants co-owner John Mara said Monday. Manning insisted neither he nor Condon told the Giants to make him the...

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