Good Morning,Â New York GiantsÂ Fans!
There’s a simple truth to rookie quarterbacks – while they’re very mendable, they are susceptible to bad habits and lack of confidence. The Giants are taking a cautionary route towards developing Daniel Jones, allowing him to sit for a season behind Eli Manning.
Other teams have no problem throwing their rookie passers right into the fire – Dwayne Haskins with Washington and Kyler Murray with Arizona are two first round picks preparing to make an immediate impact.
Jones, however, might need a year of experience under his belt to fully reach his potential. His weaknesses don’t fall under the tangible category, nor intangible. He’s more of a do-it-all signal caller that needs to refine skills he has already begun developing.
Having a lack of talent around him in college only enabled his growth to a certain degree. Practicing with NFL-level player consistently will get him up to speed and put him in a position to win in 2020. The Giants and GM Dave Gettleman have appropriated plenty of resources towards weaponry for Jones to utilize when he eventually takes over.
â€œYou can see him getting confident,â€Â tight end Evan Engram said, via NJ Advance Media. â€œAnytime youâ€™re coming in as a rookie, youâ€™re going to be a little shaky or a little nervous. You kind of see him starting to brush that off, get into his groove and take advantage of everything heâ€™s given.â€
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