Coach Joe Judge ruled out Jones on Friday after being told by the team’s medical personnel that the third-year quarterback had not been cleared for contact. ベテランのマイク・グレノンがスタートを切る, his first with the Giants.
“I know this is frustrating for him, but I think it’s best for him,” Judge said of Jones.
The second-year coach would not discuss the specifics of Jones’ けが, saying the decision to rule him out was solely for this week. Judge said it is uncertain at this point when Jones will be cleared to play.
ジョーンズ, who has been the Giants’ starter since early in his rookie season of 2019, will be evaluated next week when the team trains in Tucson, Arizona for a game against the Chargers in Los Angeles on Dec. 12.
Glennon replaced a concussed Jones for a half against Dallas on Oct. 10 and completed 16 の 25 に合格 196 ヤード, a touchdown and two interceptions. Jake Fromm, who the Giants signed off the Buffalo Bills practice squad, will back up Glennon.
ジョーンズ, who has started every game this season, sustained what he said was a strained neck against the Philadelphia Eagles last Sunday. The sixth draft pick overall in ’19 practiced on a limited basis on Wednesday and Thursday.
Glennon started five games late last season for the Jacksonville Jaguars. 彼がいた 111 の 179 にとって 1,072 ヤード, seven touchdowns and five interceptions. Fromm has not played in a regular-season NFL game.
“He’s played well when he’s gone in,” 裁判官は言った. “見て, we expect Mike to go to run the offense.”