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Giants news, 2/5: It’s all about quarterback, of course

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Eli Manning, the draft and more — as usual

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If You Want To Draft A QB, You Better Trade Up | The Draft Network

Draft Network tells us that 10 of the 11 quarterbacks selected in the first round over the past three seasons have been selected by teams that traded up in the draft to get their guy. That’s something the Giants, sitting at No. 6, are certainly aware of and will need to think about if Dwayne Haskins is the guy they want as the heir to Eli Manning.

Former Giants greats: Eli Manning can still win but needs help

Ex-teammates Justin Tuck and Osi Umenyiora still believe Manning can get the job done, if the Giants give him enough help.

The Athletic’s NFL “Super Bowl-Era” franchise rankings – The Athletic

The Giants check in at No. 9. The following line in the post from The Athletic, though, rings entirely too true:

... the Eli Manning era is difficult to reconcile. Two Super Bowls are a fantastic item on his resume, but how does a franchise-level QB who is capable of winning multiple Lombardis not make the playoffs more often? Missing the entire tournament in eight of his last ten seasons is a real curiosity.

Projecting the top-10 most expensive free agents in 2019 | NFL Analysis | Pro Football Focus

Landon Collins is on this list. so are a few other names that might interest the Giants.

Ralph Vacchiano's Mock NFL Draft 1.0 has Giants taking Manning's replacement | SNY

Vacchiano, like most everyone else, gives the Giants Haskins at No. 6.

Report: Nick Foles informing Eagles he is voiding option – ProFootballTalk

From early injury to Pro Bowl nod, Vernon aims to keep building |