5 QBs who could be Giants Week 1 2024 starter with Daniel Jones injured

With Daniel Jones suffering what looks to be a serious-looking knee injury, the Giants could look to draft a QB early

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2. QB Gardner Minshew

Before we get to who you already know is No. 1 on this list, we've got to discuss another veteran in Gardner Minshew. Minshew is a bit of a journeyman already, as he's suited up for the Jaguars, Eagles and Colts in his five years in the NFL. Minshew became a national sensation playing for Mike Leach and Washington State in college.

He powered the Cougs to an 11-win season, their best campaign in school history. These days, Minshew is the starter for the Colts, as first-round pick Anthony Richardson went down with a season-ending injury. While Minshew isn't a superstar by any means, he's still proven that he can post some strong games and make clutch throws. He'll be a free agent this offseason.

Entering Sunday's meeting with the Indianapolis Colts, Minshew had tossed for 1,400 yards and seven touchdowns. Similar to Taylor, he could be a veteran backup to lead the offense out onto the field over a rookie - or, he could prove to be a solid No. 2 option behind Jones too if he's ready to come back sooner than we think. Regardless, Minshew is a gamer and his experience alone would be great for this young offense.