“That’s my position on that,” he said. “I don’t speculate in any of the other ways.”
Manning has spoken with receiver Hakeem Nicks and expects him to be ready for the offseason after an injury-plagued year. He believes that second-year running back David Wilson has the talent to replace Ahmad Bradshaw, but that the team has to figure out how to use his abilities.
Manning started his offseason training program in mid-February. That’s about two weeks earlier than usual, but the Giants (9-7) missed the playoffs last year after winning the Super Bowl the year before.
AP Pro Football Writer Barry Wilner contributed to this report from Phoenix.