That source? Eli's big brother, Peyton.
It's a positive update on the Giants QB, who underwent ankle surgery on April 10. Giants general manager Jerry Reese declared last week that Manning is "out of spring ball" and said the QB won't be rushed back.
The Giants begin organized team activities May 28 through 30 and will recur June 2 to 3, June 5, June 9 to 10 and June 12 to 13. The team will hold a mandatory minicamp June 17 through 19.
"He's disappointed he's got to miss some of the OTAs, but it's better than missing games during the season," Peyton said. "So it was the right thing to do."