The New York Giants announced on Tuesday morning that rookie Daniel Jones has been named the team’s starting quarterback.
The sixth pick in this year’s draft, Jones was a three-year starter at Duke and was immediately seen as the Giants’ next starter, it was just a matter of when he took over.
Jones did play well in the preseason.
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He completed 29-of-34 passes (85.3 percent) for 416 yards, two touchdowns and no interceptions.
He got mop-up duty in the season opener against the Dallas Cowboys and went 3-for-4 for 17 yards.
He picked up 5 yards on a keeper on third-and-4 but was stripped of the ball.
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