Daniel Jones is one step away from returning to the Giants.
Head coach Joe Decide instructed Los Angeles-based media that Jones will take part in non-contact follow Thursday, in accordance with experiences. That’s consistent with Step 4 of the five-step NFL protocol for coming back from a concussion.
There is no such thing as a established timeline for progressing from one step to the following as a result of all concussions fluctuate on severity of signs, however Jones now would solely want to achieve clearance from an unbiased neurologist to play Sunday in opposition to the Rams.
“He looks as if he’s doing superb,” offensive coordinator Jason Garrett stated on the Giants facility earlier than follow, at across the identical time Decide was talking with reporters who cowl the Rams. “He looks as if himself, so we’ll simply do it day-by-day.”
The Giants now are strolling a superb line between utilizing Jones as a runner – a big-play generator for his or her offense – and worrying about his security. However it doesn’t sound like Garrett can be altering his play-calling.
“We might by no means put a participant again on the market if he wasn’t wholesome sufficient to play,” Garrett stated. “Actually in a scenario with a concussion, we wouldn’t do this as a corporation, as a training employees. We care an excessive amount of about these guys to place them in conditions the place they weren’t proper. So, if he’s again and able to go, we’re going to play soccer and ask him to do what we have to do.”