Manly three-quarter Cheyse Blair will be looking to play himself into a Round 1 spot when he faces his former club the Roosters this weekend.
Larger-than-life Manly recruit Willie Mason says things couldn't have worked out better than a deal with Manly after being let go by Newcastle.
Manly centre Steve Matai has signed a contract extension that will keep him at the club until at least the end of 2017.
Manly winger Jorge Taufua will miss the first two months of the NRL season after suffering a knee injury at training.
Manly utility back Peta Hiku began 2014 not even in Manly's best 17 and finished it a Test incumbent, a Four Nations champion, and a long-term Sea Eagle.
Daly Cherry-Evans is holding all the aces but Titans coach Neil Henry concedes the club would prefer a decision prior to the start of the season.
Footy fans were given an insight into the thoughts of an NRL player when Manly forward Jesse Sene-Lefao answered questions on the official NRL Facebook page.
A last-gasp try to Adam Clydsdale has put the Knights into the finals, ending the Dragons' tournament and sending Manly home winless with an amazing 20-17 win.
A terrific Manly comeback from 15-0 nil down wasn't enough to stop the Dragons stealing a stunning win in the dying seconds.
The Eels' new brigade carried Parramatta to a close win over Manly as 2015 signings Brad Takairangi and Reece Robinson combined for three tries.