Reese: Giants QB Eli Manning on 'pitch count'

Giants owner Jerry Reese said the most important thing for 36-year-old quarterback Eli Manning will be taking care of his body.

Manning has made 211 straight starts, so he's done a good job of maintaining his body to this point. But Reese said the coaching staff will take steps to preserve Manning's body and arm so he's on top of his game this season.

"You have to really try to take care of guys as they get up in age," Reese said. "You can call it a pitch count. We want to make sure that he's fresh going into the games and late in the year and hopefully going into the playoffs."

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The story said Manning wants to take every snap in practice, but Reese said they have cut back on his training camp reps in recent years. Manning only appeared in two preseason games last year as well so expect more of the same this season.

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