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Daniel Jones Has Some Blunt Advice For Zach Wilson

New York Giants v Los Angeles Rams: quarterback Daniel Jones runs.

INGLEWOOD, CALIFORNIA - OCTOBER 04: Daniel Jones #8 of the New York Giants scrambles for yards during a 17-9 loss to the Los Angeles Rams win at SoFi Stadium on October 04, 2020 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

There are a lot of expectations that come with being a first-round pick in the NFL. Those expectations are even greater for prospects that end up in huge markets like New York.

In April, the New York Jets used the No. 2 overall pick on BYU quarterback Zach Wilson. While he certainly has the talent to be a special player at the professional level, he'll need to make sure he doesn't let the bright lights in the Big Apple discourage him.

Fortunately for Wilson, he received advice on Thursday from someone who knows what it's like to be a first-round pick for a New York sports team.

When asked what advice he would give Wilson for his rookie season, New York Giants quarterback Daniel Jones said "Get used to doing media." The media in New York is well-known for asking tough questions and holding players accountable.

Jones added that he doesn't know Wilson personally but thinks he'll do great with the Jets.

Even though Jones is entering just his third season in the NFL, he is the longest-tenured quarterback between the Giants and Jets.

Sam Darnold would've held that title if he wasn't dealt to the Panthers prior to the 2021 NFL Draft. Similar to Wilson, he was a top-three pick for the Jets.

The Jets are cautiously optimistic that Wilson will become the franchise quarterback they've been searching for.