Giants post-Combine Mock Draft: NY trades up with Patriots for new franchise QB

Joe Schoen strikes a deal with the Patriots to land their next QB
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One of the worst kept secrets at the 2024 NFL Scouting Combine was the desire of the NY Giants to select a quarterback and their willingness to move up in the 2024 NFL Draft.

For months, we have gone back and forth as far as what position the Giants should target if they stay with the No. 6 overall pick. But that’s just it. Are the Giants going to stay there? Many think the Giants will move up in the draft order. Some think it could be for the No. 3 overall pick, which is currently held by the New England Patriots.

The reported price for the Giants to potentially move up and trade for the Patriots pick has been mentioned:

Considering what it cost for the New York Jets to make the trade to get to No. 3 back in the 2018 NFL Draft, swapping first-round picks and sending three second-round picks seems like a deal that Joe Schoen could handle and make, especially if his guy is sitting there.

TRADE ALERT: NY Giants send 2024 first round, two 2024 second round and 2025 second-round pick to the New England Patriots for No. 3 overall pick, select LSU QB Jayden Daniels

If this is the trade that can land NE's spot, then we will do the same here. Caleb Williams and Drake Maye are off the board, so Jayden Daniels goes to East Rutherford and the Giants have their franchise quarterback of the future.

Daniels said the Giants coaches were very energetic when they met with him in Indianapolis.

The majority of the Giants fan base would be energized and ecstatic to land the reigning Heisman Trophy winner and have him be the next franchise quarterback to lead the Giants into the future. He'd also replace Daniel Jones for the long haul.

There's been plenty of debate on whether or not Danny Dimes should get another year as the starter, with fans calling for Schoen to get him a compotent offensive line. That's one road to go down, but in this case, the NY front office will go all-in to find a more dynamic player.