Whether or not the New York Giants will move forward with Daniel Jones at quarterback remains to be seen. But the owner knows they have failed him.
What does the future hold at the quarterback position for the New York Giants? At this point, nobody quite knows, but what we do know is that this franchise will get a fresh set of eyes on everyone and everything dealing with the most important position in sports.
The New York Giants recently hired away Joe Schoen from the Buffalo Bills as their new general manager, a move that has been widely received in a very positive light around the NFL. After Schoen was hired into the GM role, the Giants continued their search for a new head coach with another voice in the room.
To nobody’s surprise, Brian Daboll — the offensive coordinator for the Buffalo Bills the past four years — is seemingly the leader in the clubhouse for the Giants’ head coaching vacancy.
What is to become of Daniel Jones with the New York Giants?
Now that the New York Giants have a new GM and will soon have a new head coach, what will that mean for the fate of 2019 first-round pick Daniel Jones?
According to Giants owner John Mara, the team has failed the former Duke star quarterback badly in his first three NFL seasons.
Mara’s comments are actually rather refreshing to see. Of course, a lot of people like to just pile onto Jones for his ineffectiveness over the last couple of years, but non-biased NFL fans should be rooting for the success of every young quarterback.
Jones is obviously in the final year of his contract in 2022 and frankly, it would be unwise of the Giants to move on unless they knew they could get a star like Russell Wilson or something. Jones, in theory, could have a breakthrough season with a coach like Brian Daboll, competence on the offensive line, and better talent around him in general.
The Giants have multiple selections in the top 10 picks to work with thanks to their draft night trade with the Chicago Bears in 2021, and those selections could be used to fortify the offensive line in a big way.
Beyond the first round of the Draft, the Giants could continue to add to their defense which is still seemingly going to be led by Patrick Graham, who got almost no looks this head coaching cycle despite plenty of rumors to the contrary.
If this is the perception from ownership and this is what Mara is saying publicly regarding Daniel Jones, then it stands to reason that the Giants will give Jones one more year, at the very least.
Again, it’s the first year for a new general manager in Joe Schoen. This should be considered a relatively bullet-proof year, especially if the owner is on board with giving Jones another shot. Considering Jones’ talent, it wouldn’t be the most ridiculous idea.
The Giants can’t consider Jones a bust or a sunk cost just yet, and it appears as though their upper management is all on the same page with that topic.