Giants re-sign David Carr to back up Eli Manning
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The New York Giants don't have to worry about finding a backup for quarterback Eli Manning.
On Thursday, they announced they have re-signed David Carr, who was a free agent. The 2002 No. 1 overall pick in the NFL draft has been Manning's backup in four of the last five seasons.
The backup role is somewhat ceremonial for the Giants. Manning has started 135 consecutive regular-season games, a run that started in the second half of the 2004 season.
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