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Darius Slayton vocal in support of Daniel Jones on Twitter

Slayton’s Twitter game has been on fire this offseason

NFL: New York Giants at New England Patriots Brian Fluharty-USA TODAY Sports

The New York Giants offseason revolves around one question: what will Daniel Jones’ next contract be? While Jones will almost undoubtedly be suiting up for Big Blue for the 2023 campaign, the status of his actual deal remains an anomaly. Whether it be the Giants applying a $32 million franchise tag or agreeing to a long-term deal (with some reports saying Jones is looking for $45 million annually), Jones will be receiving a significant pay day following his breakout 2022 season.

While many are quick to question whether Jones is truly worth a long-term investment — especially for a steep price — Giants wide receiver Darius Slayton has been active on social media supporting his signal caller. Following Jones coming in at a surprisingly low 16th on Matt Cassel’s QB rankings for the 33rd Team, Slayton was quick to come to Jones’ defense:

Slayton continued to support Jones during a Q&A with fans in which he ranked his “coolest” teammates. In a light roast of his quarterback, Slayton emphasized Jones’ tremendous arm strength:

Slayton also seems to be banking on a massive year for Jones in the upcoming campaign. After leading Big Blue with 724 receiving yards to go along with two scores, Slayton is prepared for a big 2023 season with an even more improved Jones, who he compared to the iconic Dragon Ball-Z character Goku:

Finally, Slayton provided an endorsement that is among the highest Jones can receive. Slayton unleashed a bold claim: he believes Jones’ deep ball stands up to that of Eli Manning, a two-time Super Bowl champ and arguably the greatest Giants quarterback of all time:

However Jones’ contract situation ends up being resolved, one thing is abundantly clear: Slayton believes in his quarterback.