Wednesday marked the Giants’ first joint follow with the Patriots. Listed below are a couple of observations:
A ’TON OF WORK
All of the huge receivers unavailable for follow — Kenny Golladay, Kadarius Toney and John Ross — meant an additional heavy workload for Darius Slayton, who simply was Daniel Jones’ favourite goal. Slayton battled by the warmth and made greater than his share of performs versus the Patriots’ secondary.
OUT OF RHYTHM
The beginning offensive unit was shabby. There was little in the best way of rhythm within the passing recreation. A two-minute drill was a multitude — two dropped passes — and a supposedly much less difficult 7-on-7 interval resulted in no touchdowns. This was not fairly, in any respect.
CAUGHT MY EYE
Blake Martinez is a savvy man. He waited after which made positive to jog onto the sector concurrently Mac Jones, the Patriots’ rookie quarterback. Cheers from the followers within the bleachers rang out for Jones, and Martinez playfully raised his arms to acknowledge the cheers, pretending they had been for him. No marvel the Giants entrust him to run their protection.
CB Adoree’ Jackson acquired knocked round a number of instances and finally was carted off with an ankle harm. DB Madre Harper (groin) was capable of work in follow. CB Josh Jackson (calf) didn’t take part. LB Tae Crowder was additionally held out, as was DT Danny Shelton, who didn’t play within the preseason recreation with the Browns. TE Kyle Rudolph got here off the PUP listing and labored in particular person drills.