Should former Giants quarterback Eli Manning make it to the Pro Football Hall of Fame? Saquon Barkley says yes.
Manning retired following the 2019 season and his candidacy is a hot-button topic as of late.
But the running back, who played the past two seasons with Manning, thinks it's not even a question worth asking. There's no doubt Barkley thinks Manning should be enshrined one day.
"That's just the world. I don't know, what even qualifies you to be a Hall of Famer? No one knows that qualification when it comes to football. In baseball, you have to do this and in basketball, you have to do that," Barkley said via Complex. "In football, there are some people who are Hall of Famers who may not have had the same accolades as Eli Manning had so how can you even argue that?"
Whether or not Manning does make the Hall of Fame will be something that's debated for years. If he stays retired, he'll have to wait five years before becoming eligible for induction. With the big debate surrounding Manning's candidacy, it wouldn't be a shock to see Manning not be a first ballot guy.