ESPN’s Mel Kiper has Dwayne Haskins as the first quarterback to come off the board during the NFL draft in April.
The popular sports network tweeted out Kiper’s predictions for the top 10 picks, and Haskins was the only quarterback on the list. He has him going to the Giants. (RELATED: Former Ohio State Quarterback Dwayne Haskins Spends Time With Johnny Manziel)
Dwayne Haskins is the first QB off the board in @MelKiperESPN‘s latest mock draft.
— ESPN (@espn) February 18, 2019
There seem to be a lot of people who think this is the most obvious choice. The Giants desperately need some help at the quarterback position.
Let’s all just be honest. Eli Manning’s time has come and gone. It’s time for new blood, and Haskins could be the perfect fit for the weapons the Giants already have.
However, let’s not sleep on Kyler Murray here. I know everybody thinks it’s crazy, but I wouldn’t be shocked at all if Kliff Kingsbury and the Arizona Cardinals took him first overall.
It’s not a secret that the Cardinals new coach is a big fan of Murray’s skills. Let’s not completely take that option off of the board just yet.
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Having said that, if the Cardinals don’t snatch up Murray in the top spot, then there’s a really good chance Kiper’s prediction with Haskins turns out to be right.
Either way, I think both young men will do big things in the NFL.