Home New York Giants New York Giants News, 6/13 – Pat Shurmur trying to confuse the media

New York Giants News, 6/13 – Pat Shurmur trying to confuse the media

by Alexander Wilson
New York Giants head coach, Pat Shurmur.
42 Shares

Good Morning, New York Giants Fans!

Head coach Pat Shurmur didn’t do us any favors in explaining the quarterback situation this week during OTAs. One one hand, Eli Manning is the starter, on the other, rookie passer Daniel Jones is expected to be ready to play for week 1 of the regular season.

Let’s not get it twisted, though, it’s Manning’s job to lose. The only way he can be replaced is if he gets injured or plays so poorly that Jones is forced into the starting spot. Shurmur’s comments might have been all over the place, but it only seems that way as he attempts to force competition at a position that Manning has had locked up for the past 15 years.

It will be interesting to see how the Giants’ veteran quarterback reacts to such competition — a dim flame begins to burn and is forcing him to increase his practice difficulty and training regimen.

However, Jones making throws in shorts and a t-shirt with no pressure isn’t enough to convince the coaching staff that he deserves to be the week 1 starter. The plan remains for him to sit quietly behind Eli and gather experience in preparation. The benefits will be great, especially if Jones is to take over in 2020.



Nonetheless–

Your Giants top news of the day!

Patricia Traina (Big Blue View) – 7 lingering questions for Giants ahead of training camp

Art Stapleton (USA Today) – Giants rookie QB Daniel Jones stays poised as heat of spotlight intensifies

John Fennelly (GMEN HQ) – The Giants training camp battle few are talking about

Pat Leonard (NY Daily News) – Eli Manning, John Mara and Dave Gettleman face the fans at Giants Town Hall

Alexander Wilson (Empire Sports Media) – New York Giants undrafted rookie CJ Conrad proving to be a steal

Check out my Twitter page! You won’t regret it.

Related Articles

Leave a comment!

42 Shares
Share42
Tweet