Giants Injury Update- Silver Lining in Form of Daniel Jones Ahead of Raiders Clash Post Tyrod Taylor Torment

Published 10/30/2023, 9:47 AM EDT

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Good news comes in for the New York Giants this season after a long time. Though the Giants have only showcased a dismal performance this regular season, the chances of a bounce-back seems real this time. Daniel Jones suffered a potentially season-ending neck injury that he suffered during a match against the Miami Dolphins. He was sacked 6 times before finally departing from the game.

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Though Jones was supposed to miss week 8, he might just make it out of the slump. The news from Dov Kleiman and Ian Rapoport share some good and bad news about the Giants. However, it still would be hard for the Giants to cover the field with Tyrod Taylor’s absence.

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After sustaining a neck injury in week 5 against the Miami Dolphins, Daniel Jones was out for future games, at least till week 8. Ian Rapoport breaks the big news and confirms that Daniel Jones has been cleared for contact and will make his return for the week 9 game against the Las Vegas Raiders.

Amid this, there is some sad news about Tyrod Taylor that Dov Kleiman brought out. In the last game against the Jets, Taylor took a devastating hit and injured his ribs. He was rushed to the hospital for further evaluation and will remain in the medical facility for a while. Tommy DeVito was supposed to start the game against the Raiders, but fortunately, Daniel might make his return to the field in the next game.

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Despite all their efforts to win games, the Giants have been on the wrong side of the fence for some reason or the other. Reasons like piling injuries, unfavorable trades, and players not recovering quickly, facilitated to the sinking of Giants’ ship.

A disappointing Giants season

The Giants have faced nothing but disappointments this season. First, there were issues with Cole Beasley, who has now turned into a free agent. Then there were issues with Daniel Jones not performing on the field, and when he finally started to show some vigor, he was out for the next 3 weeks. They also have a huge list of injured player waiting to get back to the field. Even Saquon Barkley hasn’t made his much-anticipated return yet.

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The trade deadline is just around the corner, and the Giants made some changes by signing former Eagle, Carson Wentz to their practice squad some time ago. The Giants relied pretty heavily on Daniel Jones before he was out till week 8.

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Will Jones be able to meet the expectations set for him? Is he fit enough to take the work cut out for him, especially after returning from a neck injury? Can the Giants dominate the Raiders? What is your take? Tell us in the comments.

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Abhinav Prakash

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Abhinav Prakash is an NFL writer at Essentially Sports. Holder of a Master’s degree from a reputed institute, he has been involved in sports for a while now. His forté are NBA and NFL.
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