These Daniel Jones turnovers continue to be back-breaking
No series of events quite encapsulates Daniel Jones as a quarterback quite like the Giants’ second possession of the second quarter on Sunday.
Facing a 3rd down and 9 from the Giants’ 26-yard line, Jones backpeddled in the pocket, threw off his back-foot and hit wide receiver Golden Tate for an 11-yard gain and a first down. But, on the very next play, Cowboys edge rusher Demarcus Lawrence blew past Giants rookie offensive tackle Andrew Thomas, crushed Jones from behind and forced a fumble that Anthony Brown returned for a touchdown.
Jones has at times shown tantalizing potential, but consistently struggled to protect the football.
In just 18 career games, Jones has already turned the ball over 31 times, including 22 career fumbles, losing 14 of them.
Jones finished Sunday 20-for-33 passing for 222 yards with, and he was sacked twice
Sunday, it wasn’t just the turnovers, it was another clutch moment that Jones was unable to deliver.
If the Giants continue down this path, with the potential of going 0-16 still a possibility, one has to wonder if Jones is the long-term answer.