Daniel Jones will stay because the beginning quarterback of the New York Giants, regardless of his struggles since coming into the league. Jones encountered one other poor outing within the Giants’ loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Monday evening, finishing 25 of 41 passes for 256 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions — the ninth straight recreation he is dedicated a turnover.
Each of Jones’ interceptions led to 10 factors from the Buccaneers of their comeback victory, which prompted Tampa Bay head coach Bruce Arians to query the second-year quarterback’s play.
“The younger quarterback (Jones) – he is nonetheless attempting to do an excessive amount of,” Arians stated. “If you’re within the grass with these guys, it value them principally the ballgame throwing these two picks. God bless him – he’s onerous to deal with and he is a child that thinks he could make a play.”
The Giants are final place within the abysmal NFC East with a 1-6 document and Jones is not taking part in properly. In simply 12 months two of the Jones period, the Giants are already answering the questions if Jones is the quarterback shifting ahead.
“All of us have to carry ourselves accountable, the person subsequent to us accountable. However Daniel’s our quarterback, clearly put,” Choose stated after the loss Monday. “I informed Daniel we’ll want you down the stretch, we’d like you to make performs.”
New York would not have an offensive line to guard Jones, and he is performed simply 12 of his 20 begins with Saquon Barkley. That also would not excuse the turnovers as Jones is tied for first within the league in interceptions plus fumbles with 42 for the reason that begin of the 2019 season — with Jameis Winston and Carson Wentz. Jones has 21 interceptions in his first 21 begins as properly.
“My focus is to organize to win video games, to play properly and to enhance week to week,” Jones stated. “That is my method and that is not going to vary week to week. I take that severely. That is my job to play properly. That is the place my focus is.”