Gettleman: Giants might follow ‘Green Bay model’ with Jones

The New York Giants drafted quarterback Daniel Jones with the No. 6 overall pick in the NFL draft Thursday night, but Eli Manning apparently is still No. 1 to them.In fact, general manager Dave Gettleman said the plan isn’t for Jones to go to training camp to compete with the veteran Manning for the job. The plan for Jones, the former Duke quarterback, appears to be longer term.Remember when Aaron Rodgers watched another future Hall of Fame quarterback, Brett Favre, play for three seasons?”Maybe we’re going to be the Green Bay model, where Rodgers sat for three years. Who knows?” Gettleman told reporters. “You can never have too many good players at one position.”Circumstances were different in 2005 when the Packers took Rodgers with the 24th pick of the first round.The Packers’ previous four seasons all had double-digit victories. Favre was 35.The Giants’ win total in the previous four seasons is five, three, 11 and six. Manning is 38.

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