The New York Giants were out in full force to scout

quarterback Justin Herbert Youth
Saquon Barkley Jersey
, the likely first quarterback selected in
the 2019 NFL Draft should he declare, on Saturday night.General manager Dave
Gettleman, assistant general manager Kevin Abrams and scout Jeremy Breit were
listed on the press box seating chart. Herbert went 20-of-33 for 288 yards and 3
touchdowns in a 32-25 loss to Utah.The Giants, of course, are 1-7 and have
37-year-old Eli Manning leading a struggling offense. They currently own the
first overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft, and their heavy presence at Saturday’s
game will only add to the speculation that they will be looking for Manning’s
potential successor in that draft.Herbert has a year of college eligibility
remaining and there have been reports that he could return to school.Another
quarterback who could interest the Giants ,
Daniel Jones of Duke, went 31-of-54 for 388 yards with 3 touchdowns and an
interception and also ran for 186 yards and a score Saturday in a 42-35 victory
over North Carolina. Another season appears to be quickly spiraling out of
control for the New York Giants after a thorough beating handed down by the
Philadelphia Eagles Thursday night in New Jersey.The Giants mustered just one
offensive touchdown in a 34-13 loss to the Eagles that dropped New York to 1-5
on the season for a second straight year.“Obviously not where we want to be. Not
happy about it, frustrated like everybody,” quarterback Eli Manning said after
the game.Manning has come under more scrutiny this season than ever before as
the Giants offense continues to struggle despite having capable offensive
weapons in Odell Beckham Jr., Saquon Barkley and Sterling Shepard on the roster.
While Manning isn’t solely responsible for the Giants woes, he’s being affixed
with more of the blame pie than ever before.Manning completed 24 of 43 passes
for 281 yards with an interception Thursday night against the Eagles. The
interception came on the second play of the game for New York and setup a quick
early touchdown that put the Giants in an early hole. The Giants offense was
largely ineffective with the only true success coming when Barkley could make
defenders miss in the open field.The Giants were in a 24-6 hole at half as the
offense had only two of eight real possessions in the half last more then five
plays. The two that did resulted in field goals only for the Giants. The team
was booed as they headed to the locker room at halftime.“That’s not something I
get caught up in ,”
Manning said of the boos. “We’ve got to play better football. I understand that.
We’ve got to find ways to be in better situations and move the ball and be a
more explosive offense and better team.”The 2017 version of the Giants only
mustered two more victories the rest of the season after their 1-5 start.
Manning admitted he is surprised that this team finds itself in the same
predicament.“Yeah,” he said. “I felt good about everything. I still feel good
about our squad and our team and what we have. You lose a heart-breaker last
week and then tonight, we just didn’t play well enough. Really every game has
been tight, been close, had opportunities to win except this one, but every game
we’ve had our opportunities. We’ve just got to put it all together.”Despite the
struggles of Manning and the Giants offense ,
Manning says he still has faith that can get win games and accomplish good
things offensively.“My confidence in myself is good,” Manning said. “I know we
can play. We just got to figure out how to be more consistent and be better on
offense.”“The goal is still go win every game you play. That’s all you can worry
about. In the NFL, you take it one game at a time. There’s no advantage to doing
anything differently. That’s all we can do. Try to fight our way back and give
ourselves a chance to have a chance to win our division. No one is running away
with this thing. That’s all we can worry about right now.”
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