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  Giants | Release Mario Manningham    Tue Sep 30, 06:06 PM

The New York Giants released WR Mario Manningham (calf) from their Reserve/Injured list with an injury waiver Tuesday, Sept. 30.

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  Giants | Two injury settlements likely    Sat Aug 30, 11:42 AM

Updating a previous story, the New York Giants are expected to reach injury settlements with WRs Mario Manningham (calf) and Trindon Holliday (hamstring) after both have been placed in the season-ending Reserve/Injured list.

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  Giants | Two WRs placed on IR    Sat Aug 30, 10:31 AM

The New York Giants have placed WRs Mario Manningham (calf) and Trindon Holliday (hamstring) on the Reserved/Injured list, according to a source.

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  Giants | Mario Manningham on bubble    Sat Aug 30, 08:44 AM

New York Giants WR Mario Manningham (calf) may not be with the team much longer because of the calf injury he suffered in preseason action Thursday, Aug. 28. His recovery from his previous knee injury took a long time, and he wasn't impressive in camp.

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  Giants | Receivers inconsistent    Tue Aug 19, 11:19 AM

New York Giants WRs Victor Cruz, Rueben Randle, Jerrel Jernigan and Mario Manningham have not made many big plays this preseason. Cruz initially caught a long play-action pass Saturday, Aug. 16, but dropped it. Randle has one catch for 12 yards in three games. Jernigan has not carried over his momentum from late last season, per head coach Tom Coughlin, and also dropped a throw from Eli Manning Saturday. Corey Washington has three touchdowns but received fewer first-string practice reps than Manningham in first-string practice reps Monday, Aug. 18.

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  Giants | Mario Manningham fighting for roster spot    Wed Aug 13, 06:17 PM

New York Giants WR Mario Manningham is fighting for a roster spot in training camp. Manningham has not looked healthy in practice, in the opinion of Dan Graziano of ESPN.com. Since Manningham signed, the team drafted WR Odell Beckham Jr. and has had good performances from WR Marcus Harris and WR Corey Washington in training camp.

Footballguys view: Manningham is a seasoned veteran, but he's no lock to make the final roster. He returns to the Giants after two disappointing seasons with the 49ers. Manningham enters his seventh season hoping to reclaim his once promising trajectory.

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  Giants | Mario Manningham still not confident in knee    Mon Jul 28, 10:35 PM

New York Giants WR Mario Manningham (knee) said he is still not 100 percent confident in his surgically repaired knee. 'I'm working on it,' he said of overcoming that psychological hurdle. 'Every day I feel better. (I'm) going out and just trying to get back to where I was.'

Footballguys view: Manningham will gain confidence in his knee as camp goes on. The veteran could be in for more playing time than some think. Rookie first-round pick Odell Beckham Jr. is currently out with a hamstring injury. There is opportunity there for a savvy veteran like Manningham.

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  Giants | Three to be limited when training camp begins    Mon Jul 21, 04:57 PM

New York Giants OT William Beatty (leg), OG John Jerry (knee) and WR Mario Manningham (knee) will be limited when training camp starts.

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  Giants | Hope Mario Manningham will be ready for camp    Wed Jun 18, 01:04 PM

New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin said the team hopes WR Mario Manningham (knee) will be cleared to participate in practice once training camp begins.

Footballguys view: The Giants new offense will feature three wide receivers a lot of the time, so Manningham could get a lot of snaps if he can get back to full speed and one of the youngsters struggles or gets hurt.

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  Giants | Mario Manningham, William Beatty to miss offseason program    Thu May 29, 12:35 PM

Doctors have advised New York Giants WR Mario Manningham (knee) and OT William Beatty (leg) to skip the team's offseason program so that they will be ready to participate in training camp, according to head coach Tom Coughlin.

Footballguys view: Beatty is still healing from a broken leg, but Manningham is competing for a roster spot behind Victor Cruz, Rueben Randle and rookie Odell Beckham Jr. Ol'Dirty Beckham could leapfrog Randle, but however they shake out, both are going to be on the roster. The question is whether missing OTAs is going to hurt Manningham when competing with the other seven receivers on the roster.

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  Giants | GM talks WR roles    Fri May 9, 01:23 PM

New York Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr. is expected to play on the outside with WR Rueben Randle, according to Giants general manager Jerry Reese. WR Victor Cruz will play out of the slot. Reese also noted the return of WR Mario Manningham to the offense.

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  Giants | Mario Manningham expected to be an important player    Wed Mar 26, 03:20 PM

New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin said he expects WR Mario Manningham to be an important player in 2014. 'I told him, 'If we're going to be the team we want to be, (you) have to come back and make a very strong contribution,'' Coughlin said. 'And he's excited about that chance.'

Footballguys view: Rueben Randle is far from assured the #2 job, and Jerrel Jernigan only has a very limited track record of success two years into his career. The Giants know what Manningham can do well, and he can settle back into his familiar #3 role (if not start) with a good camp.

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  Giants | Mario Manningham contract details    Wed Mar 19, 03:32 PM

Updating a previous report, the New York Giants signed WR Mario Manningham to a one-year deal worth $795,000.

Footballguys view: Manningham was once a coveted commodity on the free agent market and he was semi-productive for San Francisco before going down with an ACL injury in 2012, but he is just roster fodder playing for his career at this point.

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  Giants | Agree to terms with Mario Manningham    Tue Mar 18, 12:43 PM

The New York Giants agreed to terms with WR Mario Manningham (49ers) on a one-year deal Tuesday, March 18. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Footballguys view: As officer Barbrady says, "Nothing to see here people." Manningham has never been the same since tearing his left ACL and PCL in late December of 2012. He spent four seasons with the Giants before moving on to the 49ers. Now he's back to compete for a roster spot. Manningham is around fourth on the depth chart, and there's no guarantee he makes the final roster.

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  Giants | Mario Manningham to visit    Sun Mar 16, 05:37 PM

The New York Giants will visit with free-agent WR Mario Manningham (49ers) Monday, March 17.

Footballguys view: Manningham began his career with the Giants back in 2008. Knee injuries have slowed Manningham down in recent years, but he could work as a deep threat in the Giants new offense.

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  49ers | Mario Manningham unlikely to return    Mon Jan 27, 05:27 PM

The San Francisco 49ers are not expected to re-sign impending free-agent WR Mario Manningham this offseason.

Footballguys view: Zero surprise here. Manningham won't have a white-hot market for his services this offseason. The 49ers are best served to go in a different direction when looking for wide receiver depth.

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  49ers | Mario Manningham feeling good    Mon Jan 27, 02:27 PM

San Francisco 49ers impending free-agent WR Mario Manningham (knee) said his injured knee is doing well, and that he expects to be able to participate in offseason workouts.

Footballguys view: Manningham won't see a white-hot market for his services this offseason. He may end up taking a veteran minimum deal just to stay with the 49ers.

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  49ers | Colin Kaepernick had previous trouble with Carolina    Sat Jan 11, 02:33 AM

San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick had one of his worst games as an NFL player the first time the 49ers played the Carolina Panthers. In that game, he completed 11 of 22 passes for 91 yards and no touchdowns. The Panthers also sacked Kaepernick six times and intercepted one of his passes. Kaepernick completed passes to six receivers against the Panthers. However, three of those players aren't on the roster or are out for the season -- WR Mario Manningham, WR Kyle Williams and WR Bruce Miller.

Footballguys view: The return of Michael Crabtree could very well prove to be the difference here. He's Kaepernick's favorite receiver, and should be able to get open regularly against the Panthers secondary.

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  49ers | Mario Manningham to IR    Fri Dec 27, 04:21 PM

The San Francisco 49ers placed WR Mario Manningham (knee) on Injured Reserve Friday, Dec. 27.

Footballguys view: Manningham's season is now over, and there are some who feel his career is in jeopardy as well. He's a free agent in 2014, and we can't imagine the market being white hot for his services. Rookie Quinton Patton will now be the team's third receiver.

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  49ers | Mario Manningham not expected to play    Fri Dec 27, 03:46 PM

San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh said he does not believe WR Mario Manningham (knee) will be able to play Week 17.

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  49ers | Thursday practice report for Week 17    Thu Dec 26, 07:47 PM

San Francisco 49ers WR Mario Manningham (knee), C Jonathan Goodwin (non-injury), DT Justin Smith (shoulder) and LB Dan Skuta (foot) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 26. TE Vance McDonald (ankle) and OG Mike Iupati (knee) was limited during practice. WR Kassim Osgood (shin), LB NaVorro Bowman (wrist) and CB Tarell Brown (ribs) fully participate in practice.

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  49ers | Wednesday's Week 17 practice report    Wed Dec 25, 10:23 PM

San Francisco 49ers C Jonathan Goodwin (rest), LB Dan Skuta (foot) and DT Justin Smith (shoulder) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 25. OG Mike Iupati (knee), WR Mario Manningham (knee), TE Vance McDonald (ankle) and WR Kassim Osgood (shin) were all limited in practice. LB NaVorro Bowman (wrist) and CB Tarell Brown (ribs) were full participants.

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  49ers | Quinton Patton working as No. 3 WR    Mon Dec 23, 09:17 PM

San Francisco 49ers rookie WR Quinton Patton is operating as the team's No. 3 wideout in the Week 17 game against the Atlanta Falcons Monday, Dec. 23, with WR Mario Manningham (illness, knee) inactive.

Footballguys view: Patton has good upside in deep dynasty leagues. He's not a refined route runner, but he can get open on deep routes. Patton has good ball tracking ability and good speed in the open field.

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  49ers | Week 16 Inactives    Mon Dec 23, 07:37 PM

The San Francisco 49ers have declared TE Derek Carrier, OG Joe Looney, WR Jonathan Baldwin, WR Mario Manningham, LB Nick Moody, DL Quinton Dial, OG Ryan Seymour inactive for Week 16.

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  49ers | Mario Manningham questionable    Sat Dec 21, 07:25 PM

San Francisco 49ers WR Mario Manningham (illness, knee) did not participate in practice Saturday, Dec. 21, and is listed as questionable for Week 16.

Footballguys view: Manningham is not an option for fantasy owners this week. You likely have much better plays on your team for the championship.

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  49ers | Mario Manningham limited    Fri Dec 20, 07:17 PM

San Francisco 49ers WR Mario Manningham (illness, knee) was limited during practice Friday, Dec. 20.

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  49ers | Mario Manningham sits out    Thu Dec 19, 07:52 PM

San Francisco 49ers WR Mario Manningham (illness, knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 19.

Footballguys view: Maningham isn't close to being a fantasy factor so even if he is active, he shouldn't be in your lineup.

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  49ers | Friday injury report for Week 15    Fri Dec 13, 06:55 PM

San Francisco 49ers CB Tarell Brown (ribs), OG Mike Iupati (knee), WR Mario Manningham (knee) and TE Vance McDonald (ankle) are questionable for Week 15. WR Jonathan Baldwin (shoulder), S Craig Dahl (ankle), DT Ray McDonald (ankle), LB Dan Skuta (foot), LB Aldon Smith (shoulder), DT Justin Smith (shoulder), OG Adam Snyder (non-injury) and OT Joe Staley (knee) are probable. Brown, Iupati, Manningham and McDonald were limited in practice Friday, Dec. 13, while the others practiced in full.

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  49ers | Mario Manningham limited    Thu Dec 12, 08:08 PM

San Francisco 49ers WR Mario Manningham (knee) was limited during practice Thursday, Dec. 12.

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  49ers | Wednesday's Week 15 practice report    Wed Dec 11, 10:00 PM

San Francisco 49ers DT Ray McDonald (ankle), DT Justin Smith (shoulder) and OG Adam Snyder (rest) did not take part in practice Wednesday, Dec. 11. CB Tarell Brown (ribs), S Craig Dahl (ankle), OG Mike Iupati (knee), WR Mario Manningham (knee), TE Vance McDonald (ankle) and LB Dan Skuta (foot) were listed as limited participants, while LB Aldon Smith (shoulder) and OT Joe Staley (knee) took part in a full practice.

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  49ers | Friday injury report for Week 14    Fri Dec 6, 07:45 PM

San Francisco 49ers OG Mike Iupati (knee) did not practice Friday, Dec. 6, and he is listed as questionable for the Week 14 game against the Seattle Seahawks. WR Jonathan Baldwin (calf), CB Tarell Brown (ribs), WR Mario Manningham (knee), TE Vance McDonald (ankle), LB Dan Skuta (foot) and OT Joe Staley (knee) were each listed as limited participants in practice. All are listed as questionable for Week 14. LB NaVorro Bowman (wrist), TE Garrett Celek (hamstring), DT Ray McDonald (ankle), LB Aldon Smith (shoulder) and DT Justin Smith (shoulder) each fully participated in practice, and are considered probable.

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  49ers | Mario Manningham limited    Thu Dec 5, 07:56 PM

San Francisco 49ers WR Mario Manningham (knee) was limited during practice Thursday, Dec. 5.

Footballguys view: You know what else is limited? His fantasy value, especially with Michael Crabtree back. Manningham is not even worth having on your roster.

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  49ers | Mario Manningham practices    Wed Dec 4, 08:44 PM

San Francisco 49ers WR Mario Manningham (knee) was able to take part in practice as a limited participant Wednesday, Dec. 4.

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  49ers | WR snap counts    Mon Dec 2, 11:36 AM

San Francisco 49ers WRs Anquan Boldin, Michael Crabtree, Mario Manningham and Kassim Osgood played 51, 42, 16 and 9 of the 67 offensive snaps, respectively, in Week 13.

Footballguys view: The team did ease Crabtree back into the lineup. He looked good in his first game back, so make sure to have him in your lineup as a WR3/flex play during good matchups.

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  49ers | Mario Manningham nearly invisible    Sun Dec 1, 10:02 PM

San Francisco 49ers WR Mario Manningham went without a reception in the Week 13 game against the St. Louis Rams, and wasn't even targeted.

Footballguys view: With Michael Crabtree back it negatively impacts how much Manningham will be involved going forward. Fantasy owners shouldn't have been relying on him anyway.

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  49ers | Mario Manningham probable    Fri Nov 29, 07:44 PM

San Francisco 49ers WR Mario Manningham (knee) was limited during practice Friday, Nov. 29, and is listed as probable for Week 13.

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  49ers | Two expected to play    Thu Nov 28, 11:12 PM

San Francisco 49ers WR Mario Manningham (knee) and LB NaVorro Bowman (knee, shoulder) are expected to play Week 13 unless they suffer setbacks.

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  49ers | Mario Manningham limited    Thu Nov 28, 08:17 PM

San Francisco 49ers WR Mario Manningham (knee) was limited during practice Thursday, Nov. 28.

Footballguys view: Manningham's targets are going to be altered by the return of Michael Crabtree. Fantasy owners should look elsewhere for help.

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  49ers | Mario Manningham misses practice    Wed Nov 27, 07:04 PM

San Francisco 49ers WR Mario Manningham (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 27.

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  49ers | Mario Manningham questionable    Sat Nov 23, 07:27 PM

San Francisco 49ers WR Mario Manningham (knee) was limited during practice Saturday, Nov. 23, and is listed as questionable for Week 12.

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  49ers | Mario Manningham limited    Fri Nov 22, 10:34 PM

San Francisco 49ers WR Mario Manningham (knee) was listed as a limited participant in practice Friday, Nov. 22.

Footballguys view: Manningham should be able to give it a go on Monday night against Washington. His fantasy value is low, but the matchup is juicy. Consider Manningham a deep "what the heck" flex in large leagues.

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  49ers | Mario Manningham limited    Thu Nov 21, 07:51 PM

San Francisco 49ers WR Mario Manningham (knee) was limited during practice Thursday, Nov. 21.

Footballguys view: Manningham hasn't been fantasy relevant because of injury and competing with touches with Vernon Davis, Anquan Boldin and even Frank Gore. Soon Michael Crabtree will return and Manningham will have even more to deal with. He's barely worth rostering in deep leagues at this point.

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  49ers | Mario Manningham questionable    Fri Nov 15, 06:43 PM

San Francisco 49ers WR Mario Manningham (knee) was limited during practice Friday, Nov. 15, and is listed as questionable for Week 11.

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  49ers | Mario Manningham limited    Thu Nov 14, 07:55 PM

San Francisco 49ers WR Mario Manningham (knee) was limited during practice Thursday, Nov. 14.

Footballguys view: Manningham is going to be competing with Vernon Davis and Anquan Boldin--and soon Michael Crabtree as well. In general he's not very valuable and it's unlikely that this will change anytime soon.

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  49ers | Mario Manningham practices some    Wed Nov 13, 08:58 PM

San Francisco 49ers WR Mario Manningham (knee) was able to take part in a limited practice session Wednesday, Nov. 13.

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  49ers | Mario Manningham will play    Fri Nov 8, 05:56 PM

San Francisco 49ers WR Mario Manningham (knee) will make his season debut in Week 10 against the Carolina Panthers, and he's not even listed on the team's injury report.

Footballguys view: Manningham is another mouth to feed in a pass offense that is already meager by NFL standards. He isn't worth adding, but he could take the edge off of Anquan Boldin and Vernon Davis's value, with Michael Crabtree also due to return before the season is over.

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  49ers | Mario Manningham expects to play in Week 10    Thu Nov 7, 01:13 PM

San Francisco 49ers WR Mario Manningham (knee) is expected to make his season debut in Week 10 after recovering from knee surgery. Manningham is not worried about the stability of his knee. 'The knee I had surgery on is better than the other one,' Manningham said. 'So I'm not thinking about that when I'm out there.'

Footballguys view: Expect Manningham to slowly ease into things, and not start this week opposite Anquan Boldin. The Niners aren't a great passing team at this point--if it's not Vernon Davis and Boldin, it's not normally worth starting.

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  49ers | Mario Manningham able to practice    Wed Nov 6, 09:00 PM

San Francisco 49ers WR Mario Manningham (knee) was able to practice Wednesday, Nov. 6, and he is expected to play in some capacity against the Carolina Panthers in Week 10. 'He's a receiver that's easy to throw to,' QB Colin Kaepernick said. 'So it's not going to take much time for him to get back up to speed.'

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  49ers | Two officially activated    Mon Nov 4, 05:02 PM

The San Francisco 49ers have officially activated WR Mario Manningham (knee) from the Physically Unable to Perform list and CB Eric Wright (undisclosed) from the Non-Football Injury list.

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  49ers | Will activate Mario Manningham    Mon Nov 4, 04:19 PM

The San Francisco 49ers will activate WR Mario Manningham (knee) from the Physically Unable to Perform list.

Footballguys view: The 49ers will ease Manningham back in the lineup. When he's at full strength he could start opposite Anquan Boldin. The 49ers passing game isn't one fantasy owners should invest strongly in behind Boldin and Vernon Davis. Manningham can take the top off the defense, but he shouldn't make a huge fantasy impact.

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