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Dave Gettleman: The worst place you can be is QB hell

The Giants hold picks six and 17. The Giants may or may not draft a quarterback with one of them. General Manager Dave Gettleman talked out of both sides of his mouth this afternoon when Kimberly Jones of NFL Network interviewed him. First, Gettleman said, “We want to come out of [the first round] with [more]

Report: Eli Manning will play “somewhere” in 2020

As the Giants prepare to potentially draft their quarterback of the future, their current quarterback may still have a future beyond 2019. Sal Paolantonio of ESPN reports that Giants quarterback Eli Manning intends to play “somewhere” in 2020. That “somewhere” may not be New York. He’s in the last year of his contract, and the [more]

How many quarterbacks will go in round one?

Last year, the draft saw five quarterbacks selected in round one, for the first time since 1999. And there continues to be a very good chance that five quarterbacks will be drafted in the first round tonight. The four mostly-sure-fire first-round picks are Kyler Murray, Dwayne Haskins, Drew Lock, and Daniel Jones. And they could [more]

Daniel Jones hopes he has some of what Manning brothers have

There’s been a lot of buzz about the Giants drafting former Duke quarterback Daniel Jones recently and some of it is tied to the fact that David Cutcliffe was his college head coach. Cutcliffe was the head coach at Ole Miss while Eli Manning was in college and he was the offensive coordinator at Tennessee [more]

When should the Giants target Daniel Jones?

If, as it now appears, the Giants have locked onto quarterback Daniel Jones, the question becomes when they should pull the trigger on the former Duke quarterback. They have seven options, as a practical matter. First, they can take him with the sixth overall pick. Second, they can take him with the 17th overall pick. [more]

Kurt Warner wonders if Daniel Jones is a “difference-maker”

Some team apparently thinks Duke’s Daniel Jones is the best quarterback in this draft. Hall of Fame quarterback Kurt Warner does not agree with that team. Warner told Bob Glauber of Newsday that while he respects Jones and his understanding of the game, he’s not sure he has enough arm to be a championship quarterback. [more]

Tom Brady tops merchandise sales for second consecutive year

Tom Brady has worn a No. 12 Patriots jersey for all 19 seasons of his career, going on 20. Yet, fans don’t ever seem to get enough of Brady. For the second consecutive year, the Patriots quarterback led the NFL in sales of officially licensed player merchandise. The National Football League Players Association released its [more]

If Washington wants to trade up, it likely comes from the top

Dan Snyder may be getting impatient with his team’s inability to land a franchise quarterback. We noted today that there’s been talk of Washington trying to trade into the Top 5 of tomorrow night’s first round, and now there’s a report from Grant Paulsen of 106.7 The Fan that Snyder has “taken over the first [more]

Report: Washington inquired about move into the top five

Washington clearly needs a quarterback. And they may be interested in jumping ahead of a division rival who does too. According to Mike Garafolo of NFL Network, Washington has “explored” moving into the top five picks in the 2019 NFL Draft. (In a related note, the boss just mentioned this as a possibility in his [more]

Giants restructure Kevin Zeitler’s contract

The Giants acquired guard Kevin Zeitler from the Browns earlier this offseason and they’ve tweaked his contract ahead of his first season with the team. Field Yates of ESPN reports that the team has converted $7.5 million of Zeitler’s $10 million salary for this season into a signing bonus. That clears $5 million in cap [more]

Five teams have shown the most interest in Dwayne Haskins

On Thursday night, Dwayne Haskins will become only the third Ohio State quarterback to be selected in the first round, barring something incredibly unexpected. In a Monday interview with #PFTPM, Haskins outlined the teams that have shown interest in him. “A lot of teams,” Haskins said. “The Raiders, the Redskins, Broncos, Dolphins, and the Giants. [more]

Odell Beckham: I’m only a cancer on a team that’s OK with losing

Odell Beckham would like you to know that if he was a problem on the Giants, it’s because he had a problem with the Giants’ complacency about going 6-10 or worse in four of his five seasons there. In a series of tweets, Beckham responded to a comment from Giants General Manager Dave Gettleman in [more]

Peyton Manning won’t be joining Monday Night Football

Although his relationship with ESPN will be expanding in 2019, it won’t include the type of expansion that ESPN would prefer. Via Michael McCarthy of SportingNews.com, Peyton Manning will not be joining the Monday Night Football broadcast booth in 2019. The report comes with a caveat — “barring a miracle” — but it appears at this [more]

Dave Gettleman: We need lead dogs at every level on defense

The Giants have two picks in the first round of the draft this week and many are wondering if the team will take a quarterback with one of those selections. There’s less uncertainty about where else they might be looking. The Giants defense wasn’t good enough last season and they’ve parted ways with safety Landon [more]

Dave Gettleman: I like my resume so far

Giants General Manager Dave Gettleman made the decisions to trade wide receiver Odell Beckham and not hold onto safety Landon Collins this offseason. He’s heard the criticism of those moves and he’s heard doubts about his overall plan to build the team since he was hired in late 2017. It’s fair to say that Gettleman [more]

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