Ranking the top 15 NY Giants rookie seasons in team history
By Carly Mersky
7. Harry Carson (1976)
Carson was immediately named moved to the linebacker position starting his rookie year and won the starting linebacker position halfway through his rookie season. He went on to be named to the All-Rookie Team.
6. Daniel Jones (2019)
In his first start, Jones completed 23 out of 36 passes for 336 yards with a 112.7 passer rating and two passing touchdowns along with 28 rushing yards and two rushing touchdowns. He became the first Giants’ rookie quarterback to win his first career start since 1980. Jones became the seventh rookie quarterback since 2010 to have a game-winning drive in their first career start. He finished his rookie season with 3,027 passing yards, 24 passing touchdowns, and 12 interceptions to go along with 45 carries for 279 rushing yards, and two rushing touchdowns.