New York Giants quarterback Daniel Jones is not going to play in opposition to the Miami Dolphins on Sunday due to a neck damage, and he may very well be out longer.
Coach Joe Choose dominated out Jones on Friday after being advised by the workforce’s medical personnel that the third-year quarterback had not been cleared for contact. Veteran Mike Glennon will get the beginning, his first with the Giants.
“I do know that is irritating for him, however I believe it’s finest for him,” Choose mentioned of Jones.
The second-year coach wouldn’t focus on the specifics of Jones’ damage, saying the choice to rule him out was solely for this week. Choose mentioned it’s unsure at this level when Jones shall be cleared to play.
Jones, who has been the Giants’ starter since early in his rookie season of 2019, shall be evaluated subsequent week when the workforce trains in Tucson, Arizona for a sport in opposition to the Chargers in Los Angeles on Dec. 12.
Glennon changed a concussed Jones for a half in opposition to Dallas on Oct. 10 and accomplished 16 of 25 passes for 196 yards, a landing and two interceptions. Jake Fromm, who the Giants signed off the Buffalo Payments follow squad, will again up Glennon.
Jones, who has began each sport this season, sustained what he mentioned was a strained neck in opposition to the Philadelphia Eagles final Sunday. The sixth draft decide total in ’19 practiced on a restricted foundation on Wednesday and Thursday.
Glennon began 5 video games late final season for the Jacksonville Jaguars. He was 111 of 179 for 1,072 yards, seven touchdowns and 5 interceptions. Fromm has not performed in a regular-season NFL sport.
“He’s performed nicely when he’s gone in,” Choose mentioned. “Look, we count on Mike to go to run the offense.”