First it was Barkley with his pass-blocking woes. Now the popular angle centers around Jones’ well-documented mistakes in season two. The ball security. The awful interceptions.
But they are temporary issues. They are largely the product of inexperience and an offensive line that has a heck of a time blocking the guys in front of them. When the organization gets around to providing sufficient support, Jones will become one of the better quarterbacks in the league.
A quarterback who can help this team win a Super Bowl.
Yes, that kind of quarterback.
For now, Jones is just another young quarter back on a bad team.
We find ourselves addressing and debating Jones’ potential and general manager Dave Gettleman’s decision to select him sixth in the 2019 draft. It’s a bit symmetrical that the two Giants players taking the hardest hits publicly this season – Barkley and Jones – represent Gettleman’s two biggest picks as the team’s GM. But Barkley and Jones should have bright futures.
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October 18, 2020