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NFL Draft grades: Giants fans give selection of Daniel Jones an “F”

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Poll results show fans not thrilled with Dave Gettleman’s work on Thursday

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New York Giants general manager Dave Gettleman said quarterback Daniel Jones is “the right kid for us” after making him the sixth overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft on Thursday night.

The Giants fan base disagrees. Social media was ablaze with vehement disagreement immediately after the pick. Voters in our poll have given the pick an “F.”

Below, the full results:

Poll

What grade would you give the Giants’ selection at No. 6 overall

This poll is closed

  • 5%
    A
    (329 votes)
  • 7%
    B
    (454 votes)
  • 14%
    C
    (860 votes)
  • 17%
    D
    (1072 votes)
  • 55%
    F
    (3406 votes)
6121 votes total Vote Now

That’s a combined 74 percent (4,078) of the 6,121 voters who gave the pick either a “D” or an “F.”

The selections of defensive lineman Dexter Lawrence at No. 17 and the trade to select cornerback Deandre Baker at No. 30 fared better.

Of 1,776 voters, 531 (30 percent) gave the pick of Lawrence a “C and 621 voters (35 percent) gave it a “B.”

Here is the full poll:

Poll

What grade would you give the Giants’ selection at No. 17 overall?

This poll is closed

  • 11%
    A
    (200 votes)
  • 34%
    B
    (621 votes)
  • 29%
    C
    (531 votes)
  • 12%
    D
    (215 votes)
  • 11%
    F
    (209 votes)
1776 votes total Vote Now

The Baker trade cost the Giants a second-round pick (37th), a fourth-round pick (132nd) and a fifth-round pick (142nd). It turned out, though, to be the move the fan base appeared to like most.

Forty-one percent (792) of 1,930 voters gave the pick a “B” and 30 percent (585 voters) gave it an “A.”

Here are the full poll results:

Poll

What grade would you give the Giants’ selection of Deandre Baker 30th overall?

This poll is closed

  • 30%
    A
    (585 votes)
  • 41%
    B
    (792 votes)
  • 16%
    C
    (323 votes)
  • 6%
    D
    (118 votes)
  • 5%
    F
    (112 votes)
1930 votes total Vote Now