Leading up to Monday Night Football against the Green Bay Packers, everyone is going to be waiting to see who NY Giants head coach Brian Daboll sends out as his starting quarterback. Will it be veteran signal-caller Tyrod Taylor, or rookie QB Tommy DeVito?
While Daboll is yet to say with conviction who will be leading the offense out onto the field, he and Joe Schoen may have given us a big hint about things on Monday. In case you missed it, Matt Barkley and Jacob Eason were cut, with Barkley eventually making his way to the practice squad. Do you think the G-Men would do this if they didn't think Taylor would be ready for Green Bay?
NY Giants fans are waiting to see if Tyrod Taylor will start on Monday or not
You can make pretty good arguments for both players right now. With Taylor, he has more experience and he looked strong in relief of Daniel Jones earlier this season. Plenty of people think Taylor gives the Giants, 4-8 and still in the hunt for a Wild Card spot, the best chance to win.
However, Taylor is a free agent after this season and the expectation is he'll ink elsewhere in the coming months. That's why it could be wise for Daboll to keep letting DeVito develop and prove to the coaching staff whether or not he can be a reliable QB2 for the future.
DeVito would be a much cheaper backup quarterback compared to Taylor. If Taylor has no future with the team, but DeVito might, then why not stick with the undrafted QB out of Illinois? DeVito has captured plenty of hearts this season, as the New Jersey native is 2-1 in this three starts. Soon enough, we'll find out if Daboll will give him a chance to go 3-1, or if it will be Taylor who gets the nod.