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Giants news, 12/19: Pro Bowl, quarterback class, Hard Knocks, more

Let’s check today’s headlines

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Good morning, New York Giants fans! In case you missed it, Saquon Barkley, Landon Collins and Aldrick Rosas were selected on Tuesday for the NFC Pro Bowl team.

Here are the rest of your Wednesday morning headlines.

Why this college-QB talent pool is a scary prospect for Giants

“I think it’s very underwhelming,’’ SiriusXM analyst Greg McElroy said of the 2019 quarterback draft class. “Probably as underwhelming a class as I can remember.’’

“We got spoiled last year, that’s the best way I could put it,’’ said Todd McShay, ESPN’s NFL draft and college football analyst.

“This year’s class is average if [Justin] Herbert comes out,’’ said Dan Shonka, Ourlads’ general manager and national scout. “Average to mediocre for backup quarterbacks. It’s not pretty for the Giants.’’

Exit Interview: New York Giants - The Ringer
Another year will end in disappointment for Big Blue, who may have to answer the Eli Manning question once and for all this offseason

Quarterback legends still linked 15 years after draft's Michael Eisen looks at the careers of the QBs from the 2004 Draft

Eli Isn’t Going Anywhere, Anytime Soon | WFAN Sports Radio 66AM 101.9FM
Boomer & Gio did the best they could to wrap their heads around the news that came out of Giants camp on Monday, when head coach Pat Shurmur indicated that not only will Eli Manning be his starter for this Sunday’s game in Indy, but it’s more than likely that Peyton’s younger brother will be the Giants’ signal-caller next season and perhaps beyond.

At least one Saints star is happy to see Eli Apple get out of Giants 'circus' | SNY

Colts success a result of good play in the trenches
The Colts knew that their play in the trenches would improve. They just didn't know that it would happen this quickly, or be this good.

Will Giants be on HBO’s Hard Knocks in 2019? They have Saquon Barkley, Odell Beckham and no easy out |
There are 3 ways to get out of being forced to do Hard Knocks and the New York Giants do not qualify ... unless owner John Mara can make it happen.