EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Quarterback Daniel Jones is “on track with everything” and might return from a concussion to play Sunday when the New York Giants host the Los Angeles Rams at MetLife Stadium, according to coach Joe Judge.
Jones is presently in the concussion procedure after taking a helmet-to-helmet hit versus the Dallas Cowboys. He woozily found the field prior to addressed by medical workers and removed on a cart.
But a fully-padded Jones dealt with a side field with fitness instructors 3 days later on. He was running sprints, taking snaps and tossing passes.
Playing today is an alternative as long as he continues to advance.
“I would say from all the information we have, yes,” Judge stated. “If he is cleared medically he would be an option.”
It does not even appear to matter if Jones does not get on the field for a practice. He might still begin.
“I would not rule that out,” Judge included. Mike Glennon will action in if Jones isn’t all set. Glennon went 16-of-25 passing for 196 backyards with a goal and 2 interceptions versus Dallas, after the Giants’ starter left the video game right prior to halftime.
But plainly New York is keeping its alternatives open up to go in any case provided the fragility of the circumstance.
“We’re fully preparing for both quarterbacks,” Judge stated. “Mike does a great job every week coming in and preparing.” While Jones’ status is up in the air, the Giants are likely going to lack running back Saquon Barkley (ankle) and pass receiver Kenny Golladay (knee) today. Neither was at Wednesday’s light practice.
A source informed ESPN previously today it would be a “couple weeks” for New York’s leading playmakers to return.
On the more favorable front, pass receivers Kadarius Toney (ankle), Sterling Shepard (hamstring), Darius Slayton (hamstring) and security Jabrill Peppers practiced in some capability on Wednesday.
Toney seemed moving well after setting a Giants novice record with 189 backyards getting on Sunday. Shepard made his intents for today clear.
“I feel great. I feel ready to go,” Shepard stated.
“Back this week,” he later on included. It likewise looks pretty good for Peppers, Slayton and Toney.
It’s Jones that the Giants (1-4) will need to keep an eye on throughout the week as he browses the league’s concussion procedure. Any sort of problem would thwart the possibility of him returning versus the Rams.
In the meantime, Jones is taking part in conferences and appears to be preparing as if he’s going to play.
“He’s just as … he’s doing what he has to do,” Glennon stated. “I’m not going to get into the medical side of it. He’s been good.”
Jones was playing a few of the very best football of his profession going into the match with Dallas. He is 10th in the NFL in QBR at 61.2 and has actually tossed 4 goal passes with simply one interception this season.