Daniel Jones: ‘It’s on all of us’ to improve Giants’ offense


The New York Giants have made vital strides this offseason in terms of upgrading their offense. They added broad receivers Kenny Golladay, Kadarius Toney and John Ross, together with tight finish Kyle Rudolph to a receiving group that already accommodates Sterling Shepard, Evan Engram and Darius Slayton.

Let’s not low cost the truth that operating again Saquon Barkley shall be getting back from a season-ending knee damage so as to add one other dimension to the offense.

The stress is now on third-year quarterback Daniel Jones to place this puzzle collectively and make the Giants’ Thirty first-ranked offense a formidable power.

Jones is aware of his half is essential to the unit’s success however isn’t shouldering the complete burden himself.

“It’s on all of us,” Jones mentioned on a Zoom name with reporters. “It’s on all 11 guys to do their job each play. That’s how we’re going to make massive performs, is everybody doing their job. It’s not on anyone individual greater than the opposite. It’s about everybody executing collectively as a unit. That’s how we’re going to create explosive performs, be a productive offense.

“It’s on all 11 of us to do our jobs. That’s definitely one thing coach (Joe) Choose, coach (Jason) Garrett remind us as a bunch, as a staff, particularly on offense, to do our job. Every individual of the 11 has to do their job to ensure that us to achieve success…Definitely, the quarterback performs a job in that, communication, getting everybody on the identical web page. I’ve lots of duty in that, however it’s on every of us.”

Jones threw 11 landing passes and 10 interceptions in his 14 begins final yr. The Giants averaged simply 17.5 factors per sport in 2020. Solely the Jets had been worse.

“I’m pleased with the best way he works daily,” head coach Joe Choose mentioned of Jones. “This man involves work daily and no matter section he’s in, if he’s within the weight room, if he’s getting remedy, if he’s on the sector throwing together with his teammates, organizing issues exterior this constructing, the man all the time has a plan of how he’s going to assault issues and proud to observe how he’s labored.”

That’s all nicely and good, however Jones must get outcomes this season — and wins — or all that arduous work all be for naught.


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