Giants general manager Dave Gettleman appears to be about to leave.
Gettleman, who has failed to build a winner in four years with the Giants, is unlikely to return in 2022, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport.
Gettleman, 70, may choose to retire, but given his inability to build a winning team with the Giants, even if he wants to stay, it seems unlikely the property will want him back.
Head coach Joe Judge, who has received strong support from the owners, appears to be safe for 2022.
The Giants have two first-round draft picks next year (theirs and the Bears who arrived when Chicago was traded for Justin Fields), and putting those two picks to good use will be vital to the future of the League. franchise.
The next GM will also have big decisions to make over the biggest draft picks of Gettleman, running back Saquon Barkley and quarterback Daniel Jones. Often injured Barkley has a guaranteed salary of $ 7.2 million in 2022, the fifth and final year of his rookie contract, while the Giants will have to decide during the offseason whether to take the fifth option. Jones’ year, which would keep him under contract until 2023.
The identity of the person making these decisions is unknown. But it probably won’t be Gettleman.