Giants common supervisor Dave Gettleman is not frightened in regards to the critics.
New York chosen Duke quarterback Daniel Jones sixth total within the 2019 NFL Draft, a transfer many described as a attain. Gettleman, nevertheless, continues to face by the choose.
“In three years,” Gettleman advised Internet Sports activities’ Peter King, “we’ll learn how loopy I’m.”
“The one factor I’ve discovered is you do not idiot round with a quarterback. If he is your man, you’re taking him. When you put 32 common managers in a room and gave them [truth serum], each single certainly one of them would inform you a narrative of how they obtained cute in a draft and it value them a participant they needed. So, you do not get cute there. You do not get cute with a quarterback.”
Jones accomplished 60.5% of his passes and threw for 22 touchdowns, together with 9 interceptions, for the Blue Devils final season. Gettleman stated he was impressed by the quarterback whereas he was scouting him in the course of the Senior Bowl.
“After the three sequence I watched, I noticed an expert quarterback,” Gettleman stated after the draft. “In order that’s once I was in full-blown love.”
The Giants additionally held the No. 17 choice and Gettleman stated earlier this week he didn’t imagine Jones would fall that far.
“I do know for a truth there have been two groups that might have taken him in entrance of 17,” Gettleman stated, through the New York Each day Information. “I do know that for a truth. It is powerful, it truly is. It wasn’t straightforward for me to cross on [Kentucky edge] Josh Allen. It wasn’t.
“For me, my background, that was very, very troublesome. However I feel that a lot of Daniel Jones and his future as an NFL quarterback.”
The Giants completed 2018 with a 5-11 report and missed the playoffs for a second straight season.