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Daniel Jones returned to practice field, which surprised Giants head coach Joe Judge

October 13, 2021 09:57AM
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Daniel Jones returned to practice field, which surprised Giants head coach Joe Judge
The LA Rams are preparing to face New York and they might be less surprised than Judge on who is starting

By Kenneth Arthur@KennethArthuRS Oct 13, 2021, 12:21pm CDT

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Is Joe Judge a prankster or has the circus in New York reached full “elephant balancing a ball on its trunk while standing on one foot inside the tent”? The Giants head coach was asked by reporters on Wednesday, four days before hosting the LA Rams for an early slate matchup, if quarterback Daniel Jones would be back at practice while he waits to be cleared from concussion protocol. Judge said no, and a reporter informed him, Jones is already on the field in a helmet and full pads.

To which Judge momentarily searched for his third-year QB somewhere beyond the pines, only to look back at the reporter and move on.

Joe Judge’s priceless reaction, after saying QB Daniel Jones (concussion) couldn’t participate in practice, only to be told by a reporter Jones had just taken the field in full pads.

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— Ralph Vacchiano (@RVacchianoSNY) October 13, 2021
Either Judge was messing with the media or sincerely unaware, which is not as surprising as it should be for an NFL coach, but the 1-4 New York Giants surely can’t guarantee that Judge will still hold that title next year.

To be clear, Daniel Jones did not officially practice on Wednesday, but he was at practice and Judge said that he was “on track” in the concussion protocol. He could still start against the Rams on Sunday, but if not, Judge will turn to veteran backup Mike Glennon.

That’s QB Daniel Jones running back there. Also took snaps on a side field. So didn’t practice but definitely got in some work. Reasons to be optimistic.#giants #rams pic.twitter.com/FoQqYqieyl

— Jordan Raanan (@JordanRaanan) October 13, 2021
It’s been a rough year for former New England Patriots.

Joe Judge is 1-4 and New York’s only win is an overtime victory against the Jameis Winston-led New Orleans Saints.

Former Bill Belichick disciple Brian Flores has guided the Miami Dolphins to a 1-4 record and their sole win came in Week 1 against the Patriots.


And former Patriots linebacker Mike Vrabel is probably going to help the Titans get back to the playoffs because the AFC South is terrible again, but Tennessee looks like a shell of the team they were the last two years.

It is imperative then for Joe Judge to not only get this win against the Rams, but to know where his quarterback is at all work times and what he’s doing. If he really doesn’t know, I assure you that Aaron Donald will be able to tell him soon — he’s going to be all over Jones or Glennon this Sunday.
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  Daniel Jones 'on track' in concussion recovery, could still play vs. Rams

BerendsenRam188October 13, 2021 09:28AM

  Re: Daniel Jones 'on track' in concussion recovery, could still play vs. Rams

cool_hand_luke77October 13, 2021 09:33AM

  Re: Daniel Jones 'on track' in concussion recovery, could still play vs. Rams

BerendsenRam62October 13, 2021 09:37AM

  If he plays

BigGame81100October 13, 2021 09:41AM

  Daniel Jones returned to practice field, which surprised Giants head coach Joe Judge

BerendsenRam75October 13, 2021 09:57AM

  Prior to getting hurt he was projected as one of the most up and coming players

Stafford958October 13, 2021 09:52AM

  Re: I'd be more worried about his legs

BigGame8174October 13, 2021 10:30AM

  Re: I'd be more worried about his legs

merlin49October 13, 2021 11:58AM

  Jones is always good for at least one turnover a game (nm)

BigGame8137October 13, 2021 11:59AM

  Re: Jones is always good for at least one turnover a game (nm)

Ramsdude27October 13, 2021 03:44PM

  we are on the same page

Stafford925October 13, 2021 04:47PM