New York Giants: Eli Manning Radio Silence After Daniel Jones Drafting

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The New York Giants informed Eli Manning that the would likely be draft a quarterback several months ago, and the veteran signal caller all but expected that to be the case. However, he is not willing to give up the starting job without a fight.

After years of loyalty and running the show without a glimpse of competition, Manning is finally in a position where he can lose the starting job fast that he acquired it just 15 years ago.

On Saturday afternoon, head coach Pat Shurmur fielded questions in regard to Manning’s emotions towards Jones arriving in New York:



Shurmur told reporters Saturday that Manning “had no response” to Jones’ arrival.

Radio silence from the two-time Super Bowl winning quarterback. While he knows his time is quickly coming to an end after an illustrious career, he also understands that the Giants are committed to him for the 2019 season and potentially beyond.

When Jones was asked about his relationship with Manning, he diplomatically stated:

“We both want the same things. We want the Giants to win football games. That’s the goal of everyone here. I’m certainly going to let that be known that that’s my goal. However that happens, whatever the plan is, I’m here to do that. I understand my role is to learn from him, but I’m going to be working every day to improve myself every day and make sure I’m improving. At the end of the day, we want to win games. If that’s the mindset, we’ll be good.”

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General manager Dave Gettleman mentioned that the Giants could follow the Green Bay model, placing Jones behind Manning for the foreseeable future – 1 or 3 years, it doesn’t make a difference as long as Big Blue racks up wins.

Shurmur will have to manage the quarterbacks efficiently and ensure that Jones remains focused on learning from Manning for as long as possible. A big part of the decision to draft Jones was surely due to his familiarity with Eli’s system and tendencies. Equally as boring and intelligent, Jones is the perfect man to benefit from the veteran’s presence.