Eli Manning got benched for Geno Smith, and Twitter went nuts

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The Giants benched <a class="link rapid-noclick-resp" href="/nfl/players/6760/" data-ylk="slk:Eli Manning">Eli Manning</a> for <a class="link rapid-noclick-resp" href="/nfl/players/26662/" data-ylk="slk:Geno Smith">Geno Smith</a>, and Twitter had some fun with it. (AP)
The Giants benched Eli Manning for Geno Smith, and Twitter had some fun with it. (AP)

Eli Manning’s reputation on social media is chalk full of memes, GIFs and other hilarious internet jokes. But that all was topped Tuesday when the New York Giants announced they would start Geno Smith over Manning against the Oakland Raiders.

As soon as the news broke, Twitter had some fun:

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