Left Menu
Development News Edition

Shurmur: QB Jones will see more reps against Bears

Reuters | New York | Updated: 16-08-2019 01:20 IST | Created: 16-08-2019 01:20 IST
Shurmur: QB Jones will see more reps against Bears

Giants coach Pat Shurmur said all four of his quarterbacks will see playing time when New York hosts the Chicago Bears in Friday night's preseason game. And he plans on getting an extended look at rookie quarterback Daniel Jones, the No. 6 overall pick in the NFL draft in June.

Jones was on the field in last week's preseason opener against the Jets for just eight plays and about 4 1/2 minutes. He was 5-of-5 passing for 67 yards and a touchdown, but his action was limited because of a weather delay. "The plan, obviously, last week was to play him longer," Shurmur said. "But with the delay, I shut down that whole group and restarted a new group. That was the idea. Ideally, the way last week played out would have been for Eli (Manning) to play a few more plays (than three snaps), and then Daniel Jones to play a few more plays."

Shurmur did not disclose how long Jones or Manning or any of the quarterbacks would play. The Giants' other QBs are veteran Alex Tanney and Kyle Lauletta, in his second season. "I do plan on playing all four quarterbacks, like I did last week," Shurmur said. "We'll see. I'd like to see Eli get a little bit more time. We'll just see how that plays out. But there's a chance that he (Jones) could play behind the one (offensive) line.

"I think Daniel's going to play throughout (the preseason). We'll just have to see how it plays out. I think it's important for him to compete in all four of the games, and certainly you'd like him to get as many reps as you can as he gets himself ready to play." Jones said he's ready for whatever Shurmur's plan is.

"I think for everyone, it's just to build off what we've done, what we did in that first game, and what we've done since then, and kind of taking the next step as a team," Jones said. "I think with each group, it's just building off what we've done."



5G will be the key driving force for COVID-19 recovery: Here's how?

... ...

Canada’s COVID-19 pitfalls highlight need for integrated health information system

In the globalized world of today where outbreaks can spread far and wide within a matter of days, a global-level integrated health information system is ideal but Canadas provincial barriers show that the country lags much behind in deployi...

Pandemic must be impetus, not obstacle, for clean water access

To make matters worse, there are suspicions that the inadequacy of wastewater treatment methods in California, the rest of the USA, and indeed around the world may help to propagate the disease even more widely. ...

3D printing and the future of manufacturing post COVID-19

The on-demand, customizable, and localized manufacturing of product components facilitated by 3D printing has the potential to redefine manufacturing but there are certain technical, mechanical, and legal limitations that, unless ...


Latest News

Migrants cross English Channel to UK for 10th day in a row

Migrants crossing the English Channel arrived in the southern English port of Dover for the 10th day in a row Thursday, as British officials hardened their rhetoric against asylum-seekers. The migrants, including children, were brought aboa...

JSPL starts supplying head hardened rails for Kolkata metro project

Jindal Steel and Power Ltd JSPL on Thursday said it has started supplying head hardened HH rail to Rail Vikas Nigam Ltd RVNL for the Kolkata Metros Joka-Esplanade corridor. HH rails are used in high-speed freight corridors and metro rail pr...

Andhra Pradesh CM reviews work of Amravati development authority

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy reviewed the work of the recently renamed Amaravati Metropolitan Region Development Authority AMRDA on Thursday. During the meeting, the Chief Minister enquired about the status of construct...

MLAs engage in wordy duel over riots in Bengaluru

A war of words between Chamarajpet Congress MLA B Z Zameer Ahmed Khan and Krishnaraja BJP MLA S A Ramadass broke out over the riots in Bengaluru which left three dead in police firing. Condemning the violence, Khan, in a tweet, insisted on ...

Give Feedback