Former NY Giants exec jumps on the Drew Lock over Daniel Jones bandwagon

Could Lock end up winning the starting job this summer?
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More and more people are ready to write off NY Giants quarterback Daniel Jones even before he has the chance to post a comeback campaign. Last season, Jones appeared in six games, tossing for only two touchdowns - yeah, it was rough, and things were made worse by his torn ACL.

However, Jones has been working around the clock in his rehab and he should be cleared for camp. Despite that, speculation is growing that perhaps free-agent signing Drew Lock will be able to win the starting job. Former Giants VP of Player Evaluation Marc Ross has joined the list of folks who think Lock will be the one to lead the offense out onto the field once Week 1 gets here:

Drew Lock and Daniel Jones will be ready to battle it out for the QB1 job

"You look at the Giants offense last season and they played better - they scored more points and won more games when Tyrod Taylor and Tommy Cutlets, Tommy DeVito played as opposed to Daniel Jones. It's the combination of the injuries and the inconsistent, at times not very good play. There's still a small contingent of Giants fans holding on to Daniel Jones, but I think Drew Lock if they give him an honest open competition, he might just flat out win the job. If not Week 1, at some point during the season."

Marc Ross

Leading up to the first round of the 2024 NFL Draft, a lot of people were hoping Joe Schoen would trade up to the No. 3 overall pick to land Drake Maye. That didn't happen and the only offseason move at QB as been NY claiming Nathan Rourke off of waivers.

Because of that, it's going to be a battle between Lock and Jones for the starting role. Schoen wants to make things work with Danny Dimes in 2024, but if he struggles in camp and Lock finds a rhythm with Malik Nabers and the other wideouts, then it could be his job when it's all said and done.

Right when the Giants signed Lock, there was buzz he could keep Jones on the bench in 2024. We didn't want to believe it, but the Lock hype is growing in East Rutherford. He's clearly got a ton of people in his corner to potentially lead the NY offense this fall too.