New York Giants proprietor John Mara spoke concerning the crew’s quarterbacks Tuesday and mentioned he hopes rookie Daniel Jones doesn’t see any time on the sector this season.
The Giants drafted Jones with the No. 6 choose on this previous NFL Draft. Jones is actually the successor to two-time Tremendous Bowl-winning quarterback Eli Manning, each time he ought to retire.
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“I hope Eli has an incredible yr and Daniel by no means sees the sector,” Mara mentioned, in keeping with SNY. “I imply, that will be in an excellent world, you’d prefer to see that. However, on the finish of the day, it’ll be a choice by the top coach as to when or if Daniel finally ends up enjoying this yr.”
Mara added that Jones not seeing the sector would imply Manning is having an excellent yr and that the crew itself can also be thriving.
Jones drew big assist in his first preseason recreation final week towards the New York Jets. He was 5-for-5 with a landing go on his lone drive of the sport.
“He is every little thing we thought he can be,” Mara mentioned of Jones. “He is been terrific on the observe area, did an excellent job [Thursday night]. I believe folks have to mood their enthusiasm a little bit bit. It is one preseason recreation, one collection. However to date, so good.”
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Manning is slated to be the Week 1 starter when the Giants tackle the Dallas Cowboys on Sept. 8.
However after the crew traded and removed a few of their key gamers from earlier seasons, they don’t seem to be slated to be a contender for the playoffs. That might imply Jones might get some snaps throughout the season.