Giants NFL Draft rumors: Internet hosting Dwayne Haskins for 2 days
The Giants have proven loads of curiosity in Dwayne Haskins. (Picture: Getty Pictures)
Because the Giants proceed to seek for a future quarterback, they appear to be very within the Ohio State product.
Simply 10 days out from the beginning of the 2019 NFL Draft and the New York Giants are exhibiting some indicators of tipping their proverbial hand relating to a plan of assault fueled by a pair of first-round picks.
NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport reported on Monday morning that the Giants are internet hosting Ohio State quarterback prospect Dwayne Haskins for 2 days, the go to ending up on Tuesday.
Haskins is anticipated to be a top-10 decide on the evening of Apr. 25 the place he must be accessible for the Giants’ taking at No. 6 total.
Earlier than the rumored curiosity between the Arizona Cardinals and reigning Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray with the primary decide of the draft, Haskins was thought of to be the highest quarterback accessible within the class of 2019.
The 6-foot-3, 220-pound prospect shot up draft boards after a monster sophomore season through which he accomplished 70-percent of his passes for 4,831 yards with 50 touchdowns in comparison with simply eight interceptions.
His promise has made him a major candidate to simply accept the torch from Giants veteran quarterback Eli Manning, who is probably going taking part in in his closing season because the crew’s beginning quarterback.
Discovering a successor to Manning has change into the principle goal of this offseason for basic supervisor Dave Gettleman after opting to choose star operating again Saquon Barkley with the No. 2 decide of the 2018 draft. It was a transfer that’s nonetheless met with some reservations seeing because the likes of Baker Mayfield, Sam Darnold, Josh Allen, Josh Rosen, and Lamar Jackson had been all taken within the first spherical despite the fact that Barkley went on to win NFL Offensive Rookie of the 12 months.
Haskins and the Giants appear to be a match made in heaven this month, although.
The 21-year-old has made it recognized that he needs to play for the Giants, the crew he grew up rooting for whereas residing in Highland Park, NJ. The Giants have additionally proven loads of curiosity on their finish as they have been a lot seen all through the pre-draft course of, together with a robust exhibiting at Haskins’ professional day in late-March.
Extra importantly, Haskins offers the Giants with a pocket passer that possesses a big-time arm and the athleticism wanted to increase performs, one thing that has been missing in Manning’s later years behind a questionable offensive line.
If he’s drafted, Haskins is anticipated to be redshirted his rookie season whereas perfecting the Giants offense below Manning.
The Giants are doing their due diligence on different quarterbacks within the class of 2019, nonetheless. All through the spring, New York has met with Murray, West Virginia’s Will Grier, Duke’s Daniel Jones, Missouri’s Drew Lock, and Auburn’s Jarrett Stidham.