The fast-handed Giants on Sunday misplaced quarterback Daniel Jones, who used to be carted off the sector after a helmet-to-helmet hit in opposition to the Dallas Cowboys.
On third-and-goal with not up to 4 mins final within the first part, Jones ran to his left towards the target line. On the 1-yard line, he reduced his shoulder and head and collided with the helmet of Dallas linebacker Jabril Cox, who wrestled Jones to the bottom.
Jones stood up, put his fingers on his knees after which walked towards the sideline. After a couple of strides, he wobbled and nearly tripped prior to the referee and group running shoes ran to help him. He used to be taken to the locker room by means of cart and didn’t go back to the sport — the Giants misplaced, 44-20 — after being dominated out with a concussion. Jones went five of 13 for 98 yards passing and rushed for nine yards whilst within the recreation.
No penalty used to be known as at the play regardless of the helmet-to-helmet touch. In 2018, the N.F.L. began penalizing avid gamers for reducing their heads and beginning touch to an opponent. A participant isn’t penalized if he lowers his head whilst bracing for touch.
Operating again Devontae Booker scored at the subsequent play to tie the ranking at 10. The Cowboys went into halftime main, 17-10.
The Giants, on the time, have been with out their celebrity working again, Saquon Barkley, who injured his left ankle within the first quarter. Barkley’s foot became sideways when he stepped at the foot of Dallas cornerback Jourdan Lewis. He hobbled off the sector and used to be taken to the locker room by means of cart and used to be out for the sport. Barkley sat out nearly all the 2020 season after he tore an anterior cruciate ligament.
The Giants additionally misplaced receiver Kenny Golladay, who left the sport with a knee damage.
Receivers Sterling Shepard and Darius Slayton didn’t play in opposition to Dallas on account of hamstring injures. Protection Jabrill Peppers and offensive linemen Ben Bredeson and Andrew Thomas have been additionally unavailable.
Mike Glennon went 16 of 25 for 196 yards, a landing and two interceptions in aid of Jones.