It definitely felt like we were watching the retirement of a future Hall of Famer when Eli Manning announced his departure from the game on Jan. 22. The New York Giants appreciate the significance as well and have already announced that they will retire his No. 10 jersey.
Five years from now, it is highly likely that Manning will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. However, voters can be fickle and he had his detractors throughout his career. Here are the pros and cons when it comes to Manning's HOF case.