Josh Rosen is making it crystal clear he doesn’t wish to play for the Cleveland Browns.
The UCLA quarterback, who remains to be weighing his choices to declare for the NFL Draft, continued to precise disinterest within the Browns on Tuesday when he informed ESPN’s Josh Weinfuss that “I would fairly be a decrease choose on the proper crew than a better on the incorrect crew.”
This echoes an ESPN report from Sunday that stated Rosen was hesitant to declare for the draft ought to the Browns choose him with the highest choose.
Enter the Giants.
Massive Blue at the moment holds the No. 2 choose within the draft and it’s unlikely Rosen would return to UCLA for his senior 12 months beneath a brand new head coach in Chip Kelly.
USC quarterback Sam Darnold may additionally assist Rosen and the Giants out by declaring for the draft. Darnold is regarded to have a better ceiling than Rosen and would extra seemingly be the primary choose within the draft, bumping Rosen down a spot.
Nonetheless, Darnold has hinted up to now at returning to high school for one more 12 months and will not declare for the draft, which gamers should do by Jan. 15.
The Giants may additionally slip to the No. three choose in the event that they beat Washington this weekend and the Colts lose to the Texans, which can trigger them to lose out on Rosen.
Whereas the Colts have Andrew Luck — though his future has been sophisticated with accidents — they may commerce the choose to a crew that has extra urgent wants at quarterback to snag Rosen.
Additionally it is potential the Browns do the identical in the event that they view Rosen as an issue ought to they draft him.
If, for some purpose, the Giants are shut out from a quarterback, they do have Davis Webb, however a brand new GM and head coach usually tend to wish to choose their very own man as the following franchise quarterback.
After all, the Giants proceed to refuse to let Webb showcase himself in a recreation and plan to start out Manning in Week 17.
The Giants interviewed 4 candidates for basic supervisor final week and are anticipated to interview extra after the season earlier than shifting onto their head teaching search.
Whomever the Giants rent will point out what they plan to do relating to the longer term quarterback.