New rumored asking price for Patriots No. 3 overall pick is way too much for the Giants

Joe Schoen can't give up this many first-rounders, period.
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Just how badly does NY Giants general manager Joe Schoen (potentially) want a new quarterback to replace Daniel Jones? We'll have the answer to that question soon enough, as in all likelihood he'll have to trade up to bring in either Caleb Williams, Drake Maye or Jayden Daniels.

Previously, it was reported that the New England Patriots could be ready to trade their No. 3 overall pick for a swap of a 2024 first-rounder, plus three second-round selections. For the G-Men, that would mean sending their No. 6 overall pick and three second-rounders for the No. 3 spot - a dream.

However, Charley Walters of the St. Paul Pioneer Press has plenty of people talking with him saying that it could cost swapping the 2024 first-round pick, plus two more first-rounders in 2025 and 2026 for the Patriots to consider moving down. All that to go up three picks for Schoen? Thanks, but no thanks.

The Giants could end up staying at No. 6 overall once draft night gets here

The expectation, for now, is that Williams will be taken first, followed by Maye and Daniels. Would the Big Blue front office really consider losing two first-round picks to bring in a new signal-caller, especially after giving Daniel Jones his $160 million extension a year ago?

It's hard to imagine. If the deal was a bit more affordable, then yes, there'd be a conversation to be had. In this case, though, it feels like the Giants would be smarter to stand pat at No. 6 and bring in a stud wide receiver - either Rome Odunze or Malik Nabers would be a great addition for the offense.

Heck, even going after Notre Dame offensive tackle Joe Alt and having him start at RT over Evan Neal would be fantastic too. We're still holding out hope Neal will be moved to guard, but it's unknown at this time if Schoen and Brian Daboll will even consider that.

There are plenty of unknowns for the G-Men leading up to free agency and the NFL Draft, but Schoen can't get desperate. Yes, the Giants need to turn things around after the 6-11 season in 2023, but going all-in for a new QB and losing multiple first-round selections for the future just feels too risky at this point.