“I feel like he’s gonna be stuck in a Daniel Jones situation!” Aaron Rodgers’ ex-teammate Kurt Benkert doesn’t want Drake Maye to go to the Giants for a particular reason

Drake Maye is one of the favorites to get the top three pick in the NFL Draft.


“I feel like he’s gonna be stuck in a Daniel Jones situation!” Aaron Rodgers’ ex-teammate Kurt Benkert doesn’t want Drake Maye to go to the Giants for a particular reason

Drake Maye and Kurt Benkart (Imago and the Falcanoholics)

The NFL Draft is hardly three weeks away and all eyes are on the college football stars Drake Maye, Caleb Williams, and Jayden Daniels. All of them are favorites to get the first three drafts with some prospective landing spots for the quarterbacks.

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The New York Giants‘ name was doing rounds as the possible landing spot for the quarterback Drake Maye. The team is in a complicated situation regarding their talented quarterback Daniel Jones‘ future.

Jones performed decently (in the games he featured) in the 2022-23 season as he took the team to the playoffs. The quarterback had major injury concerns last year and had his presence only in six games. While some people want him to be traded, the QB has the support of the team owner. His trade can pave the way for the young college-level quarterback.

In this context, Aaron Rodgers‘ teammate Kurt Benkert believes that it will not be a good decision for Drake Maye not to join the New York Giants. He felt that the QB would find himself in a similar position to Daniel Jones.

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I feel like he's gonna be stuck in a Daniel Jones situation. Like, look at Daniel Jones. Did he have a best last year, no. Has he shown promise? Yes. He made plays. The whole offense ran through Saquon Barkley and he is gone. Looking at the roster, I think they need a lot of work. 
Kurt Benkert said on the Up & Adams Show

Kurt Benkert had expressed his concerns earlier as well

This is not the first time Benkert said something about the former college-level quarterback. He raised his concern earlier as well. The ex-teammate of Aaron Rodgers took to X to claim that Drake Maye, despite being extremely talented can not do things beyond his reach.

From what we’ve all seen on film, he’s not the guy that can overcompensate on a level like Josh Allen for things going wrong around him. He also doesn’t have the athleticism of a guy like Jayden Daniels to help alleviate play-calling behind a bad line. He’s not Superman. He’s not the savior for a franchise. And ALL OF THAT is okay. He can be a good QB in this league, he just needs a good situation and some time. (Which you don’t often get with a QB-needy team in the Top 10).
Kurt Benkert on X

The anticipation is heating up, as the Draft nears. With a plethora of athletes in the mix, it will be interesting to see how things pan out.

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