The New York Giants are reportedly the front-runners to sign free-agent QB Mitchell Trubisky when next week’s negotiating window opens.

The idea is to light a proverbial fire under the rear-end of New York’s current starter, Daniel Jones, 24, to create some competition at the position.

What makes the Giants front-runners, you ask? Well, their new coach and GM are Brian Daboll and Joe Schoen, respectively. And both came from the Bills, a team on which Trubisky spent last season after four with the Bears.

“I think of Coach Daboll right away because of my connection with him in Buffalo,” Trubisky said. “I’m excited to see what he does in New York really. I don’t know where I’m going to go, but I know whatever he does there he’s going to do a great job with that offense. He’s a great leader of men. He’s just real and authentic with all the guys and I think that is why so many people respected him in our building. So I’m excited to see what he’s going to do.

“And then, of course, New York you think of the city. I haven’t been to New York that many times but you think of big New York City and the Giants. So I know Coach Daboll will do a great job and I’m excited to see that offense.”

2017’s No. 2 overall pick may want more than what New York has to offer, though. An incumbent starter on a team with tight salary cap space may not be ideal for the 27-year-old.

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