The New York Giants, obviously seeking to secure themselves in case Daniel Jones misses out on more time with his neck hurt, worked out quarterbacks Matt Barkley and Ian Book on Monday.
Barkley, a fourth-round choice by the Philadelphia Eagles in 2013, has actually not played in an NFL video game considering that 2020. He has actually played in 19 profession video games with 7 starts.
Barkley and Giants head coach Brian Daboll recognize with each other. Barkley remained in Buffalo with Daboll as a backup for the Bills from 2018-2020.
Barkley, who was on the Bills’ practice team last season, was waived/injured by the Bills at the end of the preseason.
In his profession, Barkley has actually been with the Eagles, Bills (two times), Arizona Cardinals (two times), Chicago Bears, San Francisco 49ers, Cincinnati Bengals, Tennesee Titans, Carolina Panthers and Atlanta Falcons.
Book, 25, was a fourth-round choice by the New Orleans Saints in 2021. He played in one video game for the Saints that season.
Book was launched by the Philadelphia Eagles at the end of training school. He signed to the New England Patriots practice team, however was rapidly launched by New England.
Jones missed out on Sunday’s video game versus the Buffalo Bills. Daboll stated on Monday that he had no brand-new details concerning Jones’ status for this Sunday versus the Washington Commanders.
Tyrod Taylor began in Jones’ lack with undrafted totally free representative novice Tommy DeVito raised from the practice team as the backup. As of this writing, neither Barkley nor Book has actually been signed. Still, this is possibly an indication that the Giants believe Jones might be headed for a multi-week lack.
Per Pat Leonard, this is what Melissa Stark of NBC stated Jones informed her about his injury:
“I spoke to Daniel Jones in pregame warmups, and he states he feels the discomfort on the left side of his neck. He’s having signs into his left shoulder. And he stated he can toss, however the issue tonight was taking contact, getting struck in the video game.
“He’s been doing all sorts of rehab exercises, plus cupping and needling and laser treatments,” Stark included. “He told me his goal is to play next week against the Commanders.”
The Giants likewise exercised pass receiver Damiere Byrd. The 5-foot-9, 175-pound Byrd is a seven-year veteran who has 130 catches throughout stops with the Panthers, Patriots, Cardinals, Chicago Bears and Falcons.
The Giants likewise waived offending lineman Jalen Mayfield. They had actually signed Mayfield from the practice team before Sunday’s video game. Perhaps Mayfield lands back on the practice team. You likewise need to question if this relocation clears an area for the group to sign Justin Pugh to the 53-man lineup.