The Giants’ third-year quarterback is 4-0 against Washington, and 4-19 against the rest of the NFL
LANDOVER – Even if Daniel jones knows well the key to his good results in his career before Washington, the quarterback of the New York Giants he does not want to share his secret.
Jones He insists that each game is different, but the truth is that he maintains a 4-0 record against Washington and 4-19 against the rest of the NFL in just over two seasons as a professional.
“He runs well with the ball, he is a dynamic runner,” acknowledged the head coach of Washington, Ron Rivera. “That was it: he has a good arm, a quarterback with a strong arm.”
Sometimes with costly interceptions. Or he might put the ball down for a fumble, being the league player who did that the most in the past two seasons.
Now, Jones seeks to maintain its undefeated in front of Washington, who will try the inexperienced but popular Taylor heinicke as a quarterback instead of Ryan fitzpatrick, who injured his hip on the first weekend.
The confrontation between the feared defensive bloc of Washington in front of the offensive line of New York will be essential to determine who wins the duel between rivals from the East of the National Conference Thursday. Still, all eyes will be on the quarterbacks. Jones, prone to making mistakes, in front of Heinicke, the globetrotter who came close to surpassing Tom brady last season in the playoffs.
“I just remember that he was a real gunman,” said the cornerback of the Giants, James Bradberry, who played with Heinicke for the Carolina panthers in the only other regular season he started in the NFL in 2018.
Jones, the sixth pick in the 2019 draft, is trusted by Joe Judge, the coach who fulfills his second season in command of the Giants. Jones lost the ball for the thirtieth time in the defeat of the Week 1 before the Denver Broncos, but he also threw for 267 yards and a touchdown.