All hail Daniel Jones, the future King of New York

Alex Myers discusses Daniel Jones’ impressive NFL debut for the New York Giants, which had fans already forgetting about Eli Manning.

Released on 9/23/2019

Transcript

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So Daniel Jones made his first NFL start
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with the New York Giants on Sunday.
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Let me start by saying something my wife
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wishes she heard more, I was wrong.
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I was wrong when I said Jones sucked last year
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after my Wake Forest Demon Deacons destroyed
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his Duke Blue Devils 59 to seven.
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I should have just chocked that up to Duke
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being Duke at football.
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I was wrong again when my New York Giants made Jones
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the number six pick in the NFL draft
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and I nearly broke my TV in a fit of rage.
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Using a top 10 pick on a quarterback from Duke
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seemed comparable to shopping for a tuxedo at Walmart,
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again I was wrong.
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But guess what just about everyone else including the rest
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of the NFL was wrong about Jones, as well.
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In just one start Jones showed off his strong arms,
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some surprisingly speedy legs
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and the same type of toughness, guts and poise
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Giants fans have gotten used to seeing
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from predecessor Eli Manning.
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The guy looks like a total stud.
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He also happens to look a lot like Eli.
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Giants' ownership really has a type.
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Speaking of Manning the two time Superbowl MVP
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couldn't have handled handing over the reigns any better.
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Of course, it helps when you're making 17 million
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to hold a clipboard.
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But seriously that guy is all class,
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long live Eli the Great.
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He will be missed as will the Eli Manning face.
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So thanks for everything Eli but, the Daniel Jones era
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is here and it's off to an undefeated start.
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Of course the Giants won't win every game
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with DJ under center.
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For one thing they won't get to play
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the Tampa Bay Buccaneers again.
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For another, the rest of the roster might as well
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be the Duke Blue Devils, especially after super star
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running back Saquon Barkley went down
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with a high ankle sprain.
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At least this rookie still has Odom Beckham Junior
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to throw it to, oh right GM Dave Gettleman
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traded him for basically a bag of footballs.
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Savvy move.
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But Gettleman did draft Daniel Jones
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so he can't be a total bozo.
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Speaking of Beckham I wear a fancy watch to work, too.
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Well, I wear a watch that is and at least it's real.
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I think.
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Anyway I was wrong about Daniel Jones,
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but I'm happy to be wrong.
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And I'm happy to have another golfer leading the way
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for the Giants.
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So please Daniel forgive me for doubting you,
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you're my guy now.
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Let's hit the links sometime to get to know each other.
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Maybe Eli can get us out on Liberty National.
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Just a thought.
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In the meantime keep proving all the haters wrong, big guy.
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And try not to get killed behind that offensive line.
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[upbeat music]
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