Sean Stellato, the agent for New York Giants quarterback Tommy DeVito who went viral this previous Monday night time, shared that he despatched considerably of a warning to the New York Jets after the Jets did not make the undrafted rookie an appropriate supply this previous offseason.
“With all transparency, I mentioned, ‘He’s gonna throw for 300 yards towards you within the final preseason recreation,'” Stellato mentioned throughout a dialog with Steve Serby of the New York Publish concerning what he advised the Jets after they did not signal DeVito. “…They received kinda mad at me, and I felt dangerous after ‘trigger I mentioned it out of frustration, as a result of I’ve the utmost respect for (Jets common supervisor) Joe Douglas, and (assistant GM) Rex Hogan has been an expensive good friend via the years.”
Stellato defined that the Giants, Chicago Bears, Los Angeles Rams and Washington Commanders have been the “solely” groups that almost drafted DeVito this previous spring. Stellato added that the Jets provided DeVito a tryout slightly than a spot on the apply squad as an undrafted free agent earlier than he landed with the Giants.
A local of Cedar Grove, N.J., DeVito has develop into a neighborhood sensation who has guided the Giants to 3 straight victories and has analysts believing he has a official future within the NFL as at the very least a backup. As for Douglas and the Jets, they could be wishing they’d’ve had DeVito over backup Zach Wilson after they misplaced Week 1 beginning quarterback Aaron Rodgers to a torn Achilles 4 snaps into Rodgers’ Gang Inexperienced tenure.
Throughout his first six video games (4 begins) with the Giants, DeVito accomplished 83-of-126 passes (65.9%) for 855 yards with eight touchdowns and three interceptions. The 25-year-old has additionally contributed 154 dashing yards and a rating on 31 carries.
To match, Wilson has tossed eight landing passes and 7 picks over 11 video games and 10 begins this season. In the meantime, ESPN stats present the 5-8 Jets ended Week 14 ranked final within the NFL with a median of 266.8 offensive yards per recreation and tied for twenty eighth with 15.5 factors per contest.
Wilson spent back-to-back video games as a benched spectator earlier than he guided the Jets to a 30-6 win over the Houston Texans this previous Sunday.
Stellato beforehand revealed that DeVito turned proposals from the Commanders and, later, the New England Patriots down to stick with the Giants by way of their practice squad via the beginning of the common season. Solely time will inform if the Jets will finally remorse not making DeVito a suggestion he could not refuse after he was waived by the Giants in late August.