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  Dolphins | Ryan Fitzpatrick took a beating in 2019    Sun Mar 29, 06:01 PM

Miami Dolphins QB Ryan Fitzpatrick was hit while passing a league-high 66 times last season - tied with New York Giants QB Daniel Jones for the most in the NFL.

Footballguys view: The Dolphins are working on upgrading the offense as a whole, including the offensive line. They will have Fitzpatrick as a starting option but the team should also add a quarterback in the first round of the 2020 NFL draft. Someone like Tua Tagovailoa (Alabama) should be starting for them in the near future.

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  Giants | Daniel Jones working with receivers    Tue Feb 4, 04:17 PM

New York Giants QB Daniel Jones hosted some of his receivers for workouts at Duke Tuesday, Feb. 4.

Footballguys view: Jones is getting a head start on the new year. He was solid as a rookie and surprised a lot of doubters with his play. Jones has a new coaching staff around him, but this offense is going to be built around his strengths...and of course RB Saquon Barkley.

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  Giants | Daniel Jones set for new offense    Sat Feb 1, 02:37 PM

New York Giants QB Daniel Jones says he's ready for the challenge of learning a new offense under recently hired offensive coordinator Jason Garrett. 'It'll be a challenge but it's part of the job,'' Jones said Saturday, Feb. 1 during Super Bowl week festivities in Miami. 'I learned a system this year, so we're doing it again. It will be a challenge and something I'll need to spend a lot of time making sure I'm working towards and making progress with. I think we'll all be able to do it, I think we'll all attack it the right way and try to pick it up as quick as we can.'

Footballguys view: Jones had a good rookie season under former Giants head coach Pat Shurmur and former offensive coordinator Mike Shula. Those two are now with the Broncos and Jones will have to learn a new system under Garrett. We imagine they'll be able to ease Jones into the new system so that he can get up to speed ASAP.

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  Giants | G-Men put up fight in season finale    Sun Dec 29, 08:09 PM

New York Giants QB Daniel Jones completed 28-of-47 passes for 301 yards, one touchdown and one interception in the Week 17 game against the Philadelphia Eagles, while also rushing for 26 yards. RB Saquon Barkley rushed 17 times for 92 yards and a score, while adding three receptions for 25 yards on four targets. TE Kaden Smith showed out with eight grabs for 98 yards on 11 targets, and WR Golden Tate finished up with five catches for 68 yards and a score. WR Darius Slayton wrapped it up with four receptions for 50 yards, while WR Sterling Shepard ended the campaign with five catches for 39 yards on 10 targets.

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  Giants | Daniel Jones tosses five touchdowns    Sun Dec 22, 08:23 PM

New York Giants QB Daniel Jones completed 28-of-42 passes for 352 yards, a career-high five touchdowns and no interceptions in Week 16 against the Washington Redskins and he ran for 12 yards.

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  Giants | Week 16 injury report for NY Giants    Fri Dec 20, 02:14 PM

New York Giants TE Rhett Ellison (concussion) was limited in practice for a second straight day on Friday, Dec. 20, and has been ruled out for Week 16 against the Washington Redskins. QB Daniel Jones (ankle), LB Oshane Ximines (ankle), OG Kevin Zeitler (ankle), S Antoine Bethea (non-injury) and CB Antonio Hamilton (non-injury) practiced in full Friday and no longer appear on the injury report.

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  Giants | Daniel Jones set to return    Fri Dec 20, 12:22 PM

New York Giants QB Daniel Jones (ankle) has been a full participant in practice all week and will start in Week 16 on Sunday, Dec. 22, unless there's a sudden setback, head coach Pat Shurmur said Friday, Dec. 20.

Footballguys view: Jones is a reasonable QB2/Superflex this week against the Washington pass defense with his top three wide receivers and Saquon Barkley healthy. This loser of this game will get a big edge in the race for the #2, or even #1 pick if the Bengals win their last two games.

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  Giants | Thursday's practice report for NY Giants    Thu Dec 19, 03:50 PM

New York Giants S Antoine Bethea (non-injury) and CB Antonio Hamilton (non-injury) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 19. OG Kevin Zeitler (ankle) and TE Rhett Ellison (concussion) were limited. QB Daniel Jones (ankle) and LB Oshane Ximines (ankle) practiced in full.

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  Giants | Daniel Jones practicing in full again    Thu Dec 19, 02:07 PM

New York Giants QB Daniel Jones (ankle) was a full participant in practice Thursday. Dec. 19. Head coach Pat Shurmur said Jones 'feels good.' He's trending toward starting Sunday, Dec. 22, against the Washington Redskins, according to Jordan Raanan of ESPN.

Footballguys view: Jones is a good sleeper this week against Washington with a strong top four targets and running ability to help raise his ceiling.

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  Giants | Daniel Jones practices in full    Wed Dec 18, 04:06 PM

New York Giants QB Daniel Jones (ankle) was able to log a full practice Wednesday, Dec. 18.

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  Giants | Daniel Jones may play in Week 16    Mon Dec 16, 04:12 PM

New York Giants QB Daniel Jones (ankle) appears to have a chance to play in the Week 16 game, but the team will see how he does during practice this week, according to head coach Pat Shurmur.

Footballguys view: The ankle injury was originally supposed to keep Jones out 2-4 weeks. He's missed two games but has been trending to get back in Week 16.

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  Giants | Week 15 New York Giants inactives    Sun Dec 15, 11:39 AM

The New York Giants have declared TE Rhett Ellison, TE Evan Engram, OG Kevin Zeitler, QB Daniel Jones, OG Chad Slade and RB Wayne Gallman inactive for Week 15.

Footballguys view: Rookie Kaden Smith gets another start for the Giants at tight end this week.

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  Giants | Daniel Jones officially ruled out    Fri Dec 13, 05:47 PM

Updating a previous report, New York Giants QB Daniel Jones (ankle) was limited during practice Friday, Dec. 13, but has been ruled out for Week 15.

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  Giants | NY Giants' injury report for Week 15    Fri Dec 13, 04:20 PM

New York Giants OG Kevin Zeitler (ankle, wrist) did not practice all week and has been ruled out for Week 15 against the Miami Dolphins. TE Evan Engram (foot) did not practice Friday, Dec. 13, and has also been ruled out. TE Rhett Ellison (concussion) and QB Daniel Jones (ankle) were limited in practice all week and have been ruled out as well. WR Golden Tate (foot) and CB Corey Ballentine (concussion) practiced in full Friday and have been removed from the injury report.

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  Giants | Eli Manning getting Week 15 start    Fri Dec 13, 02:23 PM

Updating a previous report, New York Giants QB Eli Manning will start a second straight game in Week 15 on Sunday, Dec. 15, with QB Daniel Jones (ankle) ruled out Friday, Dec. 15.

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  Giants | Daniel Jones likely out again    Fri Dec 13, 10:06 AM

New York Giants QB Daniel Jones (ankle) is likely out again in Week 15.

Footballguys view: Eli Manning will get another start and could be a hit in DFS lineups or as a QB2/Superflex because of the matchup against the Dolphins.

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  Giants | Daniel Jones listed as limited    Thu Dec 12, 03:07 PM

New York Giants QB Daniel Jones (ankle) was limited during practice Thursday, Dec. 12.

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  Giants | Thursday's practice report for NY Giants    Thu Dec 12, 02:52 PM

New York Giants CB Janoris Jenkins (ankle) and OG Kevin Zeitler (ankle, wrist) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 12. TE Rhett Ellison (concussion), TE Evan Engram (foot) and QB Daniel Jones (ankle) were limited. WR Golden Tate (foot) and CB Corey Ballentine (concussion) practiced in full.

Footballguys view: Engram could return this week but he has been out for too long to trust as we normally would in his first week back despite a good matchup against Miami.

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  Giants | Daniel Jones does some work    Wed Dec 11, 01:51 PM

New York Giants QB Daniel Jones (ankle) is limited in practice Wednesday, Dec. 11.

Footballguys view: He's not out of it yet. Reports on Tuesday indicated that Jones would need to miss 2-4 weeks with this injury. Reports on Wednesday suggest the Giants may try to rush him back. Eli Manning did a decent job against the Eagles, so we don't see the rush with the rookie. Whatever the case may be, monitor his status during the week of practice.

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  Giants | Chance for Daniel Jones to start?    Tue Dec 10, 09:41 PM

New York Giants QB Daniel Jones (ankle) hasn't yet been ruled out by head coach Pat Shurmur for the game Sunday, Dec. 15, against the Miami Dolphins. Shurmur said Tuesday, Dec. 10, the reported 2-4 week timetable for Jones' return is 'not accurate,' and when the rookie is able to start, he will.

Footballguys view: Keep an eye on his status as the week of practice goes on. There have been speculative reports that the Giants would try to get him back out there ASAP. Eli Manning didn't perform poorly on Monday night against the Eagles, so rushing Jones back doesn't make a lot of sense. Stay tuned.

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  Giants | Week 14 New York Giants inactives    Mon Dec 9, 06:59 PM

The New York Giants have declared OL Eric Smith, CB Corey Ballentine, TE Evan Engram, TE Rhett Ellison, QB Daniel Jones, OG Chad Slade and RB Wayne Gallman inactive for Week 14.

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  Giants | Daniel Jones out 2-4 weeks    Mon Dec 9, 08:31 AM

Updating previous reports, New York Giants QB Daniel Jones (ankle) is expected to miss two to four weeks with a high ankle sprain, according to sources.

Footballguys view: That sounds about right. High-ankle sprains are known to linger if not given enough time to heal. Eli Manning will start while Jones is out. There's a chance the rookie quarterback misses the rest of the regular season.

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  Giants | Week 14 injury report for Giants    Sat Dec 7, 03:04 PM

New York Giants TE Rhett Ellison (concussion), QB Daniel Jones (ankle), LB Chris Peace (knee), S Jabrill Peppers (back) and TE Evan Engram (foot) didn't practice Saturday, Dec. 7, and have been ruled out for the game Monday, Dec. 9, against the Philadelphia Eagles. CB Corey Ballentine was a limited participant in practice but has also been ruled out. OT Nate Solder (ankle) practiced in full and is set to play Monday.

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  Giants | Daniel Jones officially ruled out    Sat Dec 7, 12:29 PM

New York Giants QB Daniel Jones (ankle) on Saturday, Dec. 7, was officially ruled out for the team's Week 14 game Monday against the Philadelphia Eagles.

Footballguys view: Jones is out of his walking boot but he won't play this week. We should see him limited in practice next week.

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  Giants | Daniel Jones sheds walking boot    Sat Dec 7, 11:18 AM

New York Giants QB Daniel Jones (ankle) was spotted at practice without his walking boot Saturday, Dec. 7.

Footballguys view: Jones should be back in Week 15, but he's not going to play on Monday night in Week 14 against the Eagles. He did some work before heading inside the team's facility when they began doing stretching exercises on Saturday. Watch his practice status next week.

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  Giants | Friday's practice report for NY Giants    Fri Dec 6, 05:08 PM

New York Giants TE Rhett Ellison (concussion), QB Daniel Jones (ankle), LB Chris Peace (knee), S Jabrill Peppers (back) and CB Corey Ballentine (concussion) were unable to practice Friday, Dec. 6. TE Evan Engram (foot) was limited. OT Nate Solder (ankle) and WR Golden Tate (concussion) practiced in full.

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  Giants | Daniel Jones remains sidelined    Fri Dec 6, 12:43 PM

New York Giants QB Daniel Jones (ankle) was held out of practice Friday, Dec. 6, with an ankle injury. Coach Pat Shurmur said prior to practice that it's 'very unlikely' that he plays in Week 14 on Monday, Dec. 9.

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  Giants | Daniel Jones sits out Thursday    Thu Dec 5, 02:43 PM

New York Giants QB Daniel Jones (ankle) missed practice Thursday, Dec. 5, as he deals with an ankle injury.

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  Giants | Daniel Jones not being shut down    Wed Dec 4, 12:33 PM

Updating an earlier report, New York Giants QB Daniel Jones (ankle) isn't under consideration to be shut down for the season, according to head coach Pat Shurmur.

Footballguys view: Jones isn't going to be shut down for the season, but the team will likely give him rest in Week 14. We should see Eli Manning start at quarterback on Monday night against the Eagles.

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  Giants | Daniel Jones likely out    Wed Dec 4, 11:12 AM

New York Giants QB Daniel Jones (ankle) is in a walking boot with a mild high ankle sprain and will likely be out for Week 14.

Footballguys view: The Giants insist that Jones should return at some point later this year. This week on Monday night the Giants take on the Eagles, and former starter Eli Manning will get back in the huddle. Adjust expectations for the Giants offense accordingly.

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  Giants | Daniel Jones nursing ankle injury    Mon Dec 2, 12:58 PM

New York Giants QB Daniel Jones (ankle) 'got his ankle twisted' in Week 13 versus the Green Bay Packers but is 'fine' Monday, Dec. 2, according to head coach Pat Shurmur.

Footballguys view: Jones is going through the rigors of an NFL season and playing while banged up a bit. He might be limited in practice this week but Jones should play against the Eagles on Monday night in Week 14.

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  Giants | Daniel Jones finishes three INTs    Sun Dec 1, 05:13 PM

New York Giants QB Daniel Jones went 20-for-37 for 240 yards, one touchdown and three interceptions against the Green Bay Packers in Week 13.

Footballguys view: Jones was a game competitor in his first ever snow game, but he was overmatched in this one. He'll face an easier opponent next week in Philadelphia in a QB2/Superflex worthy spot.

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  Giants | Daniel Jones tosses two TDs in road loss    Sun Nov 24, 07:17 PM

New York Giants QB Daniel Jones completed 21-of-36 passes for 150 yards, two touchdowns and no interceptions in Week 12 against the Chicago Bears and he ran for 27 more yards.

Footballguys view: Jones joined the long list of quarterbacks Khalil Mack has strip-sacked, and only had success on a fourth down desperation heave and an easy play action score. He'll face a much easier draw when the Packers come to East Rutherford next week.

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  Giants | Four touchdowns for Daniel Jones    Sun Nov 10, 05:29 PM

New York Giants QB Daniel Jones went 26-for-40 for 308 yards and four touchdowns against the New York Jets in Week 10. He also led the team in rushing with 20 yards but did fumble three times.

Footballguys view: Jones was hot until the fourth quarter, when he couldn't get his team over the hump. He also allowed Jamal Adams to take the ball away from him for a touchdown, but was a fantasy success in a good matchup heading into his bye.

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  Giants | Daniel Jones facing most pressure    Sat Nov 9, 02:47 PM

New York Giants QB Daniel Jones has been under pressure on 43.7 percent of his dropbacks this season -- the most among quarterbacks with at least 150 dropbacks.

Footballguys view: Jones has been handling the pressure well considering he's a rookie. He's also been missing key weapons in the passing game on a weekly basis. Now that the Giants have their quarterback of the future, they need to work diligently to find him better protection.

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  Giants | Daniel Jones throws for 210 yards, TD    Tue Nov 5, 12:41 AM

New York Giants QB Daniel Jones completed 26-of-41 passes for 210 yards, one touchdown and one interception in Week 9 against the Dallas Cowboys. He also ran for a team-high 54 yards with two fumbles lost.

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  Giants | Daniel Jones throws four TDs    Sun Oct 27, 05:21 PM

New York Giants QB Daniel Jones went 28-for-41 for 322 yards and four touchdowns against the Detroit Lions in Week 8.

Footballguys view: Jones put the ball where Darius Slayton could win it in the air on two touchdowns and looked more than capable in his best game since his scintillating starting debut against the Bucs. He'll be a solid QB2/Superflex going forward, facing a rested Cowboys defense next week.

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  Giants | Daniel Jones to keep starting job    Mon Oct 21, 06:26 PM

New York Giants QB Daniel Jones is in no danger of losing his starting job despite some recent struggles, according to head coach Pat Shurmur.

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  Giants | Daniel Jones throws for 223 yards, TD    Sun Oct 20, 04:53 PM

New York Giants QB Daniel Jones completed 22-of-35 passes for 223 yards, one touchdown and one interception in Week 7 against the Arizona Cardinals.

Footballguys view: Jones hasn't recaptured the form that put him on the scene with an exclamation mark back in Week 3. He'll face a wounded Lions defense next week.

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  Giants | Daniel Jones vows to improve    Sat Oct 12, 12:54 PM

New York Giants QB Daniel Jones refused to offer any excuses after completing 15-of-31 passes for 161 yards and three interceptions in a 35-14 loss to the New England Patriots on Thursday, Oct. 10. 'The biggest thing for me is to prevent making a mistake twice,' Jones said. 'I don't think the fact that I'm young or the fact I haven't played as much isn't an excuse. I'm not going to use that to help myself feel better. They're still really bad mistakes, and things I can't afford to do. I need to be able to learn from those and prevent them from happening again.'

Footballguys view: Jones looked like a rookie against the Patriots on Thursday night. It will greatly help the young quarterback when the weapons around him are healthy. Fantasy GMs are only interested in Jones from a dynasty perspective.

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  Giants | Daniel Jones struggles in loss    Thu Oct 10, 11:41 PM

New York Giants QB Daniel Jones completed 15 of his 31 passes for 161 yards, a touchdown and three interceptions and had two carries for eight yards in a 35-14 loss to the New England Patriots in Week 6.

Footballguys view: Jones didn't stand a chance against the NFL's best defense while missing three of his best four skill players. Hopefully he'll get back Saquon Barkley and Evan Engram next week against the Cardinals. Sterling Shepard could be out for longer than that with his second concussion of the season.

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  Giants | Daniel Jones finishes for 182 yards    Sun Oct 6, 05:54 PM

New York Giants QB Daniel Jones went 21-for-38 for 182 yards, one touchdown and one interception against the Minnesota Vikings in Week 5.

Footballguys view: Jones predictably struggled against the very tough Vikings defense. He was able to hook up with the rookie Darius Slayton on a deep touchdown but otherwise didn't move the ball with consistency. He'll just want to get out of the game healthy against New England on Thursday night.

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  Giants | Daniel Jones throws for 225 yards    Sun Sep 29, 04:40 PM

New York Giants QB Daniel Jones went 23-for-31 for 225 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions against the Washington Redskins in Week 4. He also rushed for 33 yards on five carries during the game.

Footballguys view: Jones had a few mistakes in this one but mostly took advantage of a poor Washington defense, albeit to a middling fantasy result. Next week against the Vikings will be tougher, but he will get Golden Tate back. Jones is more viable in 2QB/Superflex in typical leagues now that he has cooled off.

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  Giants | Daniel Jones makes impact felt immediately    Sun Sep 22, 10:34 PM

New York Giants QB Daniel Jones completed 23-of-36 passes for 336 yards, two touchdowns and no interceptions in Week 3 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in his first-career start. He also rushed four times for 28 yards and two touchdowns, including the game-winning score late in the fourth quarter.

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  Giants | Daniel Jones named starter    Tue Sep 17, 10:18 AM

New York Giants QB Daniel Jones was named the starting quarterback for Week 3. He will face the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Footballguys view: We all knew this day was coming and Eli Manning's poor performance to start the season has prompted this move perhaps sooner than some thought. Jones is athletic and can keep plays alive with his feet while keeping his eyes downfield. There are shades of Carson Wentz to his game but he's not quite as physically gifted as the Eagles starter. The Giants don't have the greatest weapons in the passing game but Jones could lean on a guy like TE Evan Engram. We'll see how the Giants respond to this big change.

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  Giants | Daniel Jones makes NFL debut    Mon Sep 9, 12:27 AM

New York Giants QB Daniel Jones made his regular season debut on Sunday, Sept. 8, against the Dallas Cowboys. Jones entered late in the lopsided loss, completing 3 of 4 passes for 17 yards. He also lost a fumble.

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  Giants | Daniel Jones named backup    Fri Aug 30, 10:07 AM

New York Giants QB Daniel Jones will back up QB Eli Manning to open the season, Giants head coach Pat Shurmur and co-owner John Mara said. Jones went 4-for-4 for 47 yards in the final preseason tilt Thursday, Aug. 29. He finished the preseason 29-for-34 for 416 yards and two touchdowns.

Footballguys view: It's only a matter of time before Jones starts. If Manning struggles against Dallas, Buffalo, Tampa, and Washington to open the season, Jones could get the call in October.

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  Giants | Daniel Jones having banner preseason    Fri Aug 23, 09:19 AM

New York Giants QB Daniel Jones is 25-for-30 for 369 yards, two touchdowns and no interceptions in three preseason games.

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  Giants | Efficient night for Daniel Jones    Thu Aug 22, 10:06 PM

New York Giants QB Daniel Jones completed nine of his 11 pass attempts for 141 yards in a 25-23 preseason win over the Cincinnati Bengals Thursday, Aug. 22.

Footballguys view: Jones impressive preseason continues. We'll see him sooner than later unless Eli Manning has found the fountain of youth but it might be a good thing for the offense.

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  Giants | Mixed results for Daniel Jones    Sat Aug 17, 12:06 AM

New York Giants QB Daniel Jones completed 11 of his 14 passes for 161 yards and a touchdown and lost a pair of fumbles in a 32-13 preseason win over the Chicago Bears Friday, Aug. 16.

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