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The Giants used the sixth overall pick of the draft

Posted: Sat Jan 11, 2020 7:47
by liny195
on quarterback Daniel Jones this April Dalvin Tomlinson Jerseys 2019 , but they’ve made no secret of their desire to keep Eli Manning as the starter for at least the 2019 season.General Manager Dave Gettleman mused about sitting the quarterback for three years while Manning continues to run the offense shortly after making the pick, which is more extreme than what co-owner John Mara suggested this week. Mara said he hopes that Jones “never sees the field” as a rookie and the steady drumbeat from the front office likely explains why Jones wasn’t surprised to hear it.“Not really,” Jones said, via “Like I said, I think my job is to do what I can to improve, to make sure I’m taking the right steps to make sure the offense is moving forward to the extent I can help it.”Jones said he hopes the Giants win as many games as possible and that is the clearest path to Mara’s dream coming true this season. That said White Wayne Gallman Jerseys , it would be interesting to see what head coach Pat Shurmur — who Gettleman and Mara both say will make any call about changing quarterbacks — will do if the Giants are winning enough to hang around the playoff hunt while getting poor play from Manning. NEW YORK GIANTS (1-7) at SAN FRANCISCO (2-7)Monday, 8:15 p.m. ET, ESPNOPENING LINE - 49ers by 3RECORD VS. SPREAD - New York 3-5, San Francisco 3-6SERIES RECORD - Tied 20-20LAST MEETING - 49ers beat Giants 31-21, Nov. 12, 2017LAST WEEK - Giants had bye Wayne Gallman Jerseys 2019 , lost to Redskins 20-13 on Oct. 28; 49ers beat Raiders 34-3AP PRO32 RANKING - Giants No. 30, 49ers No. 28GIANTS OFFENSE - OVERALL (20), RUSH (31), PASS (9).GIANTS DEFENSE - OVERALL (21), RUSH (23), PASS (16).49ERS OFFENSE - OVERALL (18) White Sterling Shepard Jerseys , RUSH (4), PASS (25).49ERS DEFENSE - OVERALL (14), RUSH (12), PASS (17).STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Teams have second-lowest combined winning percentage (.176) for "Monday Night Football" game played Nov. 1 or later. Lowest is .167 for 3-9 Jets vs. 1-11 Chargers in 1975 that featured Hall of Fame QBs Joe Namath, Dan Fouts. ... Giants started 1-7 for second straight year. New York only had two seasons that bad after eight games before last season: 0-8 in 1976 Sterling Shepard Jerseys 2019 , 1-7 in 1980. ... Giants QB Eli Manning seeks third straight outing with at least 300 yards passing. ... New York WR Odell Beckham Jr. has two straight and three of four games with at least eight catches, 130 yards receiving. ... Giants rank second worst with 10 sacks. ... New York has TDs on 40 percent of red-zone trips, second-worst in NFL. ... QB Nick Mullens makes second start for 49ers. Mullens joined Hall of Famers Jim Kelly, Fran Tarkenton as only players with at least 250 yards passing, three TDs, no INTs in first career game. ... Mullens' 151.9 rating was highest by QB in debut with at least 20 attempts since merger. ... San Francisco's George Kittle had 71-yard catch last week White Darian Thompson Jerseys , becoming first TE with two 70-yard catches in same season since 1972. ... Niners DE Cassius Marsh had career-high 2 1/2 sacks last week. ... San Francisco had eight sacks as team vs. Raiders, most in game since 2009. ... Fantasy tip: Giants rookie RB Saquon Barkley has at least 100 yards from scrimmage in seven of eight games, ranks third overall with 1,016 yards from scrimmage on season.