Eli Manning was found to have plantar fasciitis in his right foot on Monday, which means he will probably be able to continue playing, but it is going to be painful.
Manning sustained the injury during the Giants’ 27-16 victory Sunday at Kansas City. He arrived at Giants Stadium on Monday wearing no protective boot or using crutches and said he was not worried about it as he headed for a magnetic resonance imaging test. That test revealed the extent of the inflammation in his foot.
“Eli will continue to receive treatment, and he will be day to day as we prepare for Sunday’s game,” Ronnie Barnes, the Giants’ vice president of medical services, said in a statement.
Manning said in an ESPN radio interview on Monday that the team physician Dr. Russell Warren told him he could play Sunday against the Oakland Raiders (0-3).
“It’s not as serious an injury as he has seen before, where it’s the whole foot that’s hurting,” Manning said. “It’s just kind of a portion of it.”