Giants Name Daniel Jones Starting Quarterback and Bench Eli Manning
Giants Name Daniel Jones Starting Quarterback and Bench Eli Manning.
Rookie quarterback Daniel Jones will start his first NFL game this Sunday.
The New York Giants announced the quarterback change this morning.
Eli and I spoke this morning.
I told him that we are making a change and going with Daniel as the starter.
, Pat Shurmur, Giants coach, via statement.
Eli was obviously disappointed, as you would expect, but he said he would be what he has always been, a good teammate, and continue to prepare to help this team win games.
, Pat Shurmur, via statement.
Jones was the No.
6 overall pick by the Giants in the 2019 NFL Draft.
Manning has started a franchise-record 232 games for the Giants over his 16-year career.
1 overall pick of the 2004 NFL Draft has won two Super Bowls with the Giants.
The team may try to trade their franchise quarterback, but Manning has a no-trade clause in his contract.