Daniel Jones
Daniel Jones
22-Year-Old QuarterbackQB
New York Giants
2019 Fantasy Outlook
A bit of a surprise pick at No. 6 overall in this year's draft, Jones figures to be Eli Manning's understudy this season in New York. The team's hoped-for quarterback of the future appears to have a ways to go after a college career at Duke that saw him struggle with accuracy - career 59.9 completion rate, including 60.5 percent last season - while producing just 6.4 YPA. But the athletic Jones certainly looks the part at 6-5, 221, and he was named MVP of the Senior Bowl, where Giants general manager Dave Gettleman fell in love with him. Manning doesn't appear to be going anywhere soon, which is better for Jones' development anyway. If Jones does take snaps this season, he'll have a lot help in the short passing game, throwing to Saquon Barkley, Evan Engram, Sterling Shepard and Golden Tate. With Odell Beckham Jr. out of the picture, the Giants have designed their offense to revolve around the running game and quick passes. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a four-year, $25.66 million contract with the Giants in July of 2019.
Strong preseason continues
QBNew York Giants
August 22, 2019
Jones completed nine of 11 passes for 141 yards in Thursday's 25-23 preseason win over Cincinnati. He also fumbled, but it was recovered by a teammate.
After Eli Manning played the opening drive, Jones was under center for the rest of the first half, looking solid in the process. The rookie first-rounder out of Duke has completed 25 of 30 passes this preseason, so the Giants should have no qualms about handing Jones the backup job to start the season.
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Daniel Jones' measurables compare to other quarterbacks?
This section compares his draft workout metrics with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average.
6' 5"
221 lbs
40-Yard Dash
4.81 sec
Shuttle Time
4.41 sec
Cone Drill
7.00 sec
Vertical Jump
33.5 in
Broad Jump
120 in
Hand Length
9.75 in
Arm Length
32.50 in
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Impresses in win over Bears
QBNew York Giants
August 16, 2019
Jones completed 11 of 14 passes for 161 yards and a touchdown during Friday's preseason win over the Bears. He also lost a fumble.
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Quiets haters in NFL debut
QBNew York Giants
August 8, 2019
Jones completed all five of his passes for 67 yards and a touchdown in Thursday's preseason opener against the Jets.
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Officially signs contract
QBNew York Giants
July 22, 2019
Jones officially signed his four-year, $25.6 million rookie contract with the Giants on Monday.
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Reaches contract agreement
QBNew York Giants
July 22, 2019
The Giants and Jones have come to terms on his rookie contract Monday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
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Working as backup at OTAs
QBNew York Giants
May 20, 2019
Jones will get the bulk of the backup reps behind Eli Manning during OTAs, Ryan Dunleavy of The Newark Star-Ledger reports.
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