Daniel Jones RUMORS & NEWS

  • Daniel Jones stumbles, falls on 80-yard run, misses open lane for a TD

    CBS Sports "Daniel Jones' 80-yard run not only summed up Thursday's less-than primetime matchup between the Giants and Eagles, but it may perfectly summarize 2020 -- and the NFC East division -- in a nutshell. On New York's second drive of the second half, Jones took a design run..." October 23

  • Daniel Jones and Carson Wentz Fight Each Other to Save Their Own Jobs

    The Big Lead "The NFC Least will be on full display during primetime tonight when the 1-4-1 Philadelphia Eagles host the 1-5 New York Giants. Whoever wins the game will be, at least, temporarily tied for the most wins in the division with the 2-4 Cowboys. Someone put us out of our..." October 22

  • Daniel Jones' in-game speed draws Lamar Jackson comparisons

    Radio "Heading into the 2020 NFL season, amid a ton of uncertainty regarding the status of the game, one thing was glaringly apparent: Daniel Jones had not skipped leg day. Those are, like, Saquon-level quads. And apparently, all the effort has paid off, as Jones is ripping off some truly..." October 19

  • The Daniel Jones alarm bells are ringing

    New York Post "It isn’t so much that Patrick Mahomes, more than any young franchise quarterback, has spoiled everyone. It is how quickly Joe Burrow has looked like The Natural, and how precocious Justin Herbert has looked so soon. It is the progress Josh Allen made in his second..." October 13

  • Eli Manning: Daniel Jones has 'right mindset' to be successful QB despite early struggles

    The Score "The 2020 NFL campaign hasn't been kind to Daniel Jones thus far, but he still has a believer in the legendary quarterback he succeeded. Despite Jones' early struggles for the 0-2 New York Giants, Eli Manning said the second-year passer's tough..." September 22

  • One major positive for Daniel Jones against the Bears

    Empire Sports Media "Ever since Daniel Jones’ inception in the NFL, he has yet to play a full game with his entire arsenal of offensive weapons. The New York Giantshave consistently been bit by the injury bug in previous years, but they seem to have overcome that awful reality (knock of..." September 20

  • Giants’ Daniel Jones had a great week 1 performance considering one awful statistic

    Empire Sports Media "The New York Giants started off on the wrong foot in weak one against the Pittsburgh Steelers, but there were plenty of positives to extract from the game. Despite the Giants’ offensive line struggling significantly against an elite Steelers pass rush,..." September 18

  • Joe Judge proud of Daniel Jones, despite two interceptions

    Giants "For all NFL teams, each game is a collision of good and bad, of highlights to be savored and lowlights to endure. It is a tussle to maximize the positive while striving to eliminate the negative. So it was for the Giants in their season opener Monday night against the Pittsburgh..." September 15

  • Giants’ Daniel Jones hits Darius Slayton on 41-yard TD pass

    Clutch Points "Daniel Jones and Darius Slayton built a rapport for the New York Giants in 2019 and they’ve begun where they left off in 2020. In the first half of Monday’s contest, Jones delivered a 41-yard touchdown pass to Slayton versus the Pittsburgh..." September 14

  • Giants Backup QB Outplays a ‘Struggling’ Daniel Jones in Scrimmage

    Heavy "The New York Giants offense shined during Friday night’s Blue-White scrimmage at MetLife Stadium, moving up and down the field with ease. That is, when backup Colt McCoy was quarterbacking the offense. Daniel Jones, on the other hand, was marred with all too familiar..." August 29

  • Giants aren’t taking red jersey off Daniel Jones anytime soon

    New York Post "The nearly 10 pounds of muscle Daniel Jones added to his now-robust 6-foot-5 frame do not need to get tenderized with a meat mallet. The strapping young man will rise or fall this season based on several different factors. The Giants need not worry about his toughness. This..." August 28

  • Joe Judge Considering Creative New Way To Ruin Daniel Jones' Career

    The Big Lead "Giants rookie head coach Joe Judge has come in guns blazing to his first training camp, flouting the common sense methods most coaches follow in the preseason in order to endear themselves to players and, more importantly, keep them healthy. It started with him making..." August 26

  • Giants' Daniel Jones spent offseason getting chiseled, improving his game

    ESPN "Daniel Jones 2.0 is coming soon to a stadium near you. He is bigger, he's stronger and all signs point to him being better than ever in his second professional season as the New York Giants' quarterback. This is all music to the Giants' ears. Jones at his best is..." August 19

  • Daniel Jones is attacking steep Giants learning curve

    New York Post "A second-year quarterback entering his first season as the Day 1 starter. A brand new offense to learn. A brand new head coach, offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach to get to know. No on-field work as a team in the spring. A slow ramp-up of practice time in the summer. The most..." August 06

  • Photo Emerges Of Giants QB Daniel Jones’ Thighs, And They’re Huge!

    Total Pro Sports "Daniel Jones will never have the biggest thighs on his team, thanks to Saquon Barkley’s presence. But the New York Giants quarterback appears to be making a strong case for second place on that list. Reports from NFL reporter Dov Kleiman are that Jones put on 8-9 pounds of..." August 06

  • Predicting Year 2 QBs to make Patrick Mahomes or Lamar Jackson type leap

    CBS Sports "It's not guaranteed to happen every season, but it'd be a blast if it did. In consecutive seasons Patrick Mahomes and Lamar Jackson made seismic jumps in their second years in the NFL, Mahomes went from starting the regular season finale as a rookie to throwing..." July 17

  • Joe Judge explains his initial reluctance to comment on Daniel Jones

    Yardbarker "New York Giants coach Joe Judge raised a lot of eyebrows after his hiring by refusing to single out any of his players. That included quarterback Daniel Jones, who’s coming off a promising rookie season and looked set to be Big Blue's unquestioned starter. Judge, who is..." June 21

  • 5 NFL players poised for breakout seasons

    Sportsnaut "The 2020 NFL season is just a few months away and players are preparing for another exciting year of football. Every season we see a new wave of talent step up with breakout years and that will be no different in 2020 with an exciting group of players. Everyone’s focus for a..." June 21

  • What should be expected from Daniel Jones in year two?

    Clutch Points "When the New York Giants selected Duke quarterback Daniel Jones with the No. 6 overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft, they received a ton of heat. Many thought they reached with the pick and others couldn’t believe that they took Jones over Ohio State quarterback Dwayne..." June 17

  • Darius Slayton feels “growing” connection with Daniel Jones

    Giants "Teammates talking in tiny boxes. His ather and sister throwing tennis balls at him. A fifth-grade rival resurfacing. Eli Manning tweeting. It has been a weird first NFL offseason for Darius Slayton. Coming off a breakout 2019 campaign, one in which he tied for the NFL rookie lead in..." June 16

  • Will Saquon Barkley, Daniel Jones take Giants to next level?

    NFL.com "In many ways, the days of Danny Dimes leading the Big Blue offense began in earnest in 2019. Still, 2020 will be the first season since 2003 without Eli Manning on the New York Giants roster. Indeed, the era of quarterback Daniel Jones and running back Saquon Barkley is here..." June 14

  • Daniel Jones gets Giants players together for workouts in Texas

    New York Post "Daniel Jones has succeeded in getting his Giants teammates to follow his lead – a huge step in the development of a young quarterback who turned 23 two weeks ago. Jones, entering his second NFL season, organized an off-site throwing and catching program with his skill players..." June 11

  • Daniel Jones Pledges Support of the Black Lives Matter Initiative

    SI "Giants quarterback Daniel Jones, who despite having a verified Twitter account rarely posts, released a powerfully worded statement in support of the Black Lives Matter initiative. "I proudly stand beside my brothers and the entire black community in support of the..." June 09

  • Kerry Collins excited to see Jason Garrett work with Daniel Jones

    New York Post "The link has started to form, remotely for now, during this strange time. Eventually, it will graduate to live and in person. There is strong sentiment Jason Garrett will be good for Daniel Jones, a former Giants opponent coming down from the head coaching mountain top and a young quarterback..." June 09

  • Giants’ Daniel Jones Has Gained Some Serious Weight This Offseason

    Heavy "Offseason? More like bulk-season for New York Giants quarterback Daniel Jones. Big Blue’s potential franchise signal-caller has spent the majority of his offseason focusing on ball security in hopes of cutting down turnovers in his sophomore pro campaign. Yet,..." June 07

  • How Daniel Jones plans to correct fumbling issue after he led NFL in troubling stat as a rookie

    CBS Sports "Fumbling has constantly been an issue for Daniel Jones, and it reared its ugly head in the NFL during an otherwise solid rookie season. Jones led the NFL with 18 fumbles (the fifth-highest mark in NFL history) in 816 offensive snaps, or one fumble every 45.3 snaps. That's not..." June 06

  • Daniel Jones mentor envisions incredible Year 2 leap: 10-hour days, Tony Romo comparison

    New York Post "It is difficult enough taking a second-year quarterback leap under ordinary circumstances. But here’s the word from highly respected Peyton and Eli Manning quarterback guru, Duke head coach David Cutcliffe: Daniel Jones’ second-year leap will not be..." May 28

  • Daniel Jones: 'Little awkward' with Eli Manning on Giants roster in 2019

    Yardbarker "New York Giants general manager Dave Gettleman surprised many around the NFL world when he selected Duke quarterback Daniel Jones with the sixth pick of the 2019 NFL Draft while Big Blue still had two-time Super Bowl signal-caller Eli Manning on the roster. While Manning..." May 13

  • Jason Garrett's NY Giants Offense Will Look 'Similarly Based' To 2019 Cowboys

    105.3 The Fan "With former Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett now running the offense, New York Giants will be implementing an offense that will be very familiar to Cowboys fans.  Per multiple reports, including one from NFL Network's Kimberly Jones, Giants head coach Joe..." May 12

  • Eli Manning: It will be easier for Daniel Jones to lead without me in the room

    NFL.com "Eli Manning knew it had to be a little uncomfortable to be Daniel Jones in 2019. A first-round pick of the Giants and the anointed successor to Manning, the khakis-and-backpack-wearing Jones was tasked with learning how to exist and attempt to succeed in the..." May 05

  • Giants’ Joe Judge is now effusively praising Daniel Jones

    New York Post "By Joe Judge’s early standards, this was a mountain of praise. It became a running joke during his first four months as coach of the Giants that Judge had not mentioned any player by name in his first dozen or so interviews. He broke the seal on his lips after the first..." April 30