New York Giants quarterback Daniel Jones has torn the anterior cruciate ligament in his proper knee and can miss the remainder of the season.
Giants coach Brian Daboll mentioned an MRI on Monday confirmed the harm however didn’t say when surgical procedure can be carried out or whether or not every other elements of Jones’ knee had been injured.
Jones, who returned to the lineup Sunday after lacking three video games with a neck harm, injured his knee on the ultimate play of the primary quarter whereas trying to find a fielder. Jones was checked out within the medical tent between quarters, ran down the sideline and satisfied coaches and medical employees that he might return. On the primary play of the second quarter, he stepped again and his knee gave out once more. He left the sphere in a 30-6 loss to Las Vegas and didn’t return.
Tommy DeVito, who was promoted from the apply squad this week with Tyrod Taylor on injured reserve, completed the sport for the Giants.
Taylor is affected by a rib harm, and Daboll was unable to verify whether or not the veteran midfielder can be accessible once more this season. That leaves DeVito, an undrafted rookie, and veteran Matt Barkley, just lately signed to the apply squad, to play quarterback, until New York indicators another person.
Daboll mentioned he’ll meet with basic supervisor Joe Schoen later Monday to speak concerning the quarterback place. He mentioned he plans to arrange DeVito for Sunday’s recreation towards Dallas. The Cowboys beat the Giants 40-0 of their season opener.
DeVito was 15 of 20 for 175 yards with one landing and two interceptions on Sunday. He made his NFL debut the earlier week towards the Jets after Taylor was injured.
The Giants are in the course of a depressing season. After Sunday’s loss they’re 2-7 after reaching the playoffs final season. Jones, who was the No. 6 total choose within the 2019 draft, signed a four-year, $160 million contract with the Giants this offseason.