Giants' Brian Daboll calls Daniel Jones 'the guy' but suggests he may not be ready. Week 1

Despite the fact that rumors and conjecture continue to circulate over whether or not the Giants will select a quarterback in the NFL Draft that will take place the following month

head coach Brian Daboll has provided a fairly definitive appraisal of his position with the veteran quarterback Daniel Jones.

At the Annual League Meetings, which took place on Saturday morning, Daboll stated to Tom Pelissero of NFL Network that "when he gets back [from his injury], he'll be the guy."

The revelation made by Daboll is a clear signal that the Giants consider Jones as their quarterback for the upcoming season; but, it does open the door for the possibility that the former first-round choice will not be ready for Week 1 as he continues to recover from a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament. 

At the moment, the backup quarterback position is going to be filled by Drew Lock, who was only recently signed by the Giants. Daboll has stated that it is essential for Lock to immediately become familiar with the Giants' playbook.

The statement made by Daboll was as follows: "We are excited to have Drew, and he knows what his role is going to be." In spite of the fact that he needs to become familiar with our system, he is going to get a lot of reps this spring. However, we are happy to have Daniel back.

Over the past several weeks, there have been rumors that the Giants are interested in quarterbacks, specifically J.J. McCarthy of Michigan, who may be selected with the sixth overall choice.

Last week, Connor Hughes of SNY reported that there was "buzz" that the quarterback was the guy the Giants want to choose. However, some recent mock drafts have suggested that the Giants are considering adding a wide receiver to their roster in order to replace Jones.

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