Giants QB Daniel Jones still making mistakes early in camp

by | Aug 2, 2022 | Sports

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — When Brian Daboll was hired to be the New York Giants coach, there were hopes his offensive wizardy would rub off on Daniel Jones and make him a much better quarterback.In four seasons as the Buffalo Bills’ offensive coordinator, Daboll did a masterful job of transforming Josh Allen from a risky No 7 overall pick from Wyoming into one of the NFL’s top quarterbacks.Why not expect the same with Jones? The young man from Duke was the No. 6 overall pick in 2019.“Daniel is his own person,” Daboll said Tuesday. “We’re doing the best job we can at trying to figure out the pieces we have around Daniel. What we can do well. We keep tinkering with that. That will be a constant until we get into the start of the season.”Daboll refuses to compare the two quarterbacks. He won’t even discuss Allen. His company line about Jones is that he is a good person who is smart and works hard.Playing on three very bad teams, Jones has not done well. He has a 12-25 record as a starter with 45 touchdowns and 29 interceptions.For all his smarts, Jones has been reckless running the ball, refusing to slide. He missed the final six games last season with a neck injury.Al …

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