"Eli is very honest and very open about himself, and I think he's the type of player who will get better and be the player we all think he can be," said Coughlin.
Training camp will allow Manning and his teammates to get on the same page, even if the media scrutiny is the same at UAlbany as it is in New York City. The fact that they are away from home allows for the players to focus strictly on football.
"Even if you don't like it because you're away from your family and kids, it's important to be here," said linebacker Antonio Pierce.
"I'm excited, I really am," said Coughlin. ""