Daniel Jones practiced on Friday. That’s the excellent news.
He stays unlikely to play Sunday. That’s the unhealthy information.
Name it a combined bag for the Giants, who possibly received’t have their beginning quarterback beneath heart Sunday afternoon in Seattle however very effectively may solely lose him to a strained hamstring for simply this one recreation.
Throughout the portion of follow open to the media on Friday, Jones didn’t do a lot. He largely stood and watched whereas the Massive Blue first workforce offense obtained its work in. He was nonetheless listed as a restricted participant and categorised as uncertain to face the Seahawks.
“We’ll see how he does in follow [Friday] and after our flight,” coach Joe Decide stated over Zoom, previous to follow.
If the second-year quarterback can’t go, Colt McCoy might be beneath heart. After Jones obtained damage in final Sunday’s victory over the Washington Soccer Staff, the Giants’ third straight win. McCoy took over within the third quarter and accomplished 6 of 10 passes for 31 yards. Way more manufacturing will clearly be wanted to upset the favored Seahawks.
The 34-year-old McCoy has acquired a majority of the first-team snaps this week in follow whereas practice-squad quarterback Clayton Thorsen has acquired some. The plan is to carry former Giants quarterback Alex Tanney, a backup with the workforce from 2018-19 who was launched in September, to Seattle as effectively in case he’s wanted.
McCoy, in his eleventh yr within the league, is more likely to make his twenty ninth profession begin and first since Oct. 6, 2019 towards the Patriots, as a member of the Washington Soccer Staff.
“Colt’s had a great week of follow,” Decide stated. “He’s working laborious. Colt’s obtained a variety of expertise. He doesn’t actually miss a beat. He will get in there, it’s like using a motorcycle for this man. He will get in there and he competes. The whole lot may be very, very aggressive with Colt.”
Jones was on the follow discipline on Thursday after working inside with trainers on Wednesday. Decide might be seen carefully monitoring him, watching Jones drop again and throw passes. It went effectively sufficient to the place Jones was allowed to do extra on Friday.
“I assumed he threw the ball effectively,” Decide stated of Jones’ Thursday exercise. “Clearly, we didn’t need to go forward and open him up an excessive amount of, actually being simply a few days into type of shifting round. However he threw the ball effectively. I noticed a variety of good velocity and excellent accuracy.
“We talked when it comes to how he felt on various things, totally different actions. However look, I feel this man is doing every part he can to get on the sphere.”