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Recent York Giants quarterback Daniel Jones is trending toward being in a position to open Sunday’s game against the Los Angeles Rams.
Consistent with SNY’s Ralph Vacchiano, Giants head coach Joe Deem acknowledged Friday that it “appears to be like” Jones is in line to open after practising in full, although he quiet must secure cleared by a crew and independent doctor.
The 24-year-veteran modified into identified with a concussion after taking a success to the helmet in the 2d quarter of the Week 5 defeat to the Dallas Cowboys. He modified into carted to the locker room and dominated out for the relaxation of the game.
Jones is in a pivotal year, because the Giants can exercise the fifth-year option on his rookie contract next offseason. Thru five games, he has carried out 64.3 p.c of his passes for 1,282 yards with four touchdowns and one interception to take care of company with 197 yards and two touchdowns on the ground, while Recent York is 1-4 with him because the starter this season.
Despite the rough open to the year, the Duke product entered the Cowboys game ranked eighth in the NFL in passing yards with a 66.2 completion share.
After being selected with the sixth overall get rid of in the 2019 draft, Jones has failed to are living up to expectations. He has struggled with turnovers in the future of his career, leading the NFL with 18 fumbles as a rookie and shedding 11 of them. He additionally threw 22 total interceptions in his first two seasons.
Despite his factors, the Giants are positively most efficient off with Jones as their initiating quarterback against L.A., especially with running encourage Saquon Barkley likely to omit Sunday’s game with an ankle concern.
If Jones doesn’t secure cleared to play, on the alternative hand, the Giants will drag with primitive Mike Glennon as their initiating quarterback against the Rams.