“Danny Dimes” will be “Danny Sidelines” this weekend.
The Giants are expected to turn to quarterback Mike Glennon to start this weekend against the Dolphins, with Daniel Jones dealing with a neck injury sustained during Week 12.
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With Jones absent from this weekend’s game, it will be the first game to be missed in 2021: He suffered a concussion against the Cowboys in Week 5, but returned in Week 6 after breaking protocol.
Now Glennon will reportedly make his first season start in Jones’ absence while the incumbent watches his neck back to health. Here’s the latest on Jones’s injury:
Daniel Jones injury update
Jones is currently dealing with a neck strain according to reports, and the Giants called him out on Friday. The hope is that Jones will only miss a week or 2 with the injury.
New York Daily News Giants beat writer Pat Leonard reports that Jones is considered week-to-week with the injury.
On the second play of the Giants’ Week 12 divisional showdown against the Eagles, Jones was hit while sliding but remained in the game. Jones would finish 19 of 30 passes for 202 yards and did not deliver the ball in the victory.
Tom Pelissero said Daniel Jones suffered a neck strain early in the game.
This was the second play since the scrimmage. pic.twitter.com/S5iewk6WRF
– Bobby Skinner (@BobbySkinner_) November 30, 2021
In response to the injury, backup quarterback Mike Glennon is expected to start, according to reports. The Giants also signed quarterback Jake Fromm off the Bills practice team.
In a season of ups and downs, Jones has thrown 2,428 yards with a 64.1 percent completion rate, with 10 touchdowns and seven interceptions to accompany him. The third-year QB also has five fumbles on the season.