Giants QB Daniel Jones (ankle sprain) to start against Packers – ESPN

Giants QB Daniel Jones (ankle sprain) to start against Packers - ESPN

The New York Giants will have their starting quarterback available on Sunday against the Green Bay Packers. Daniel Jones (ankle) didn’t even get an official name on the final injury report of the week, meaning he’s good to go and likely to start.

Reservation Tyrod Taylor was ruled out after suffering a concussion in Sunday’s 20-12 win over the Chicago Bears. Jones and Davis Webb, who will be promoted from the practice squad, will be the Giants’ active quarterbacks against the Packers in London. New York has no other quarterbacks on its roster.

Jones suffered a sprained ankle when he was sacked in the third quarter against the Bruins. He was a limited participant in practice this week. But he told ESPN after Thursday’s practice that he was “feeling better, getting better every day.”

The Giants (3-1) held a light workout Friday morning after making the trip overseas to England. They will play at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Sunday.

Besides Taylor, wide receivers Wan’Dale Robinson (knee), Kenny Golladay (knee) and Kadarius Toney (hamstring), outside linebacker Azeez Ojulari (calf), defensive lineman Henry Mondeaux (ankle) and cornerback Cor’Dale Great (calf) were also thrown away.

Defensive lineman Leonard Williams (knee) is questionable.

The biggest question with Jones was how much the ankle would limit his mobility. Jones’ legs were a big part of the Giants’ offense and their top-ranked rushing attack. He is second on the team with 31 rushes for 198 yards with two touchdowns.

But Jones appeared to be moving well at practice this week. He took a large majority of the first-team reps at Thursday’s practice, a Giants player told ESPN. That seemed to indicate there was a strong chance Jones could start Sunday against the Packers.

New York coach Brian Daboll probably wanted to wait and see how Jones responded after the long overseas flight. The results were apparently positive given that Jones did not appear on the final injury report.

It won’t be easy for Jones and the Giants’ offense. They are short of what was projected to be their top four wide receivers entering the season. Golladay and Toney didn’t even make the trip, Sterling Shepard (torn ACL) is out for the season, and Robinson needs one more week before returning from a sprained MCL suffered in the opener against the Tennessee Titans.

New York only takes three healthy wide receivers — David Sills V, Richie James and Darius Slayton — on the active roster into the competition. Marcus Johnson is also expected to be raised by the practice squad.

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