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Giants may be heading to another QB change to Jake Fromm

The Giants waited too lengthy Sunday to go to third-string quarterback Jake Fromm and now should decide if there may be any motive to flip again.

It took three interceptions, a failed fourth-down quarterback sneak and a 24.8 score from Mike Glennon earlier than head coach Joe Judge mercifully selected the rest to discover an offensive pulse late within the fourth quarter of a 21-6 loss to the Cowboys at MetLife Stadium.

In his first profession motion, Fromm responded by finishing 6 of 12 passes for 82 yards and planting a seed that he ought to begin subsequent week in opposition to the Eagles if Daniel Jones stays sidelined (as anticipated) by a neck harm.

“We got to a point in the game where I wanted to see what Jake can do,” Judge stated. “We weren’t doing enough to move the ball otherwise. That will obviously open up a conversation for what we are going to do this week. We’ll talk about it as a staff and make the best decision for the team.”


Glennon’s first interception was a tipped go that arrange a short-field landing. His second from close to midfield was on the primary play of the fourth quarter. And his final was a short-armed fling to Kenny Golladay in the long run zone with the Giants nonetheless clinging to a sliver of hope of overcoming a 15-point deficit with eight minutes remaining — till Trevon Diggs’ tenth interception of the season.

GiantsJake Fromm might discover himself beginning at quarterback for the Giants subsequent week after Mike Glennon struggles once more.Robert Sabo (2)

In between the primary and second interceptions, the 6-foot-7 Glennon was stuffed on a fourth-and-inches run. That mistake plus the turnovers led to 18 factors. Judge stated he thought-about making a change after the Giants took over on the Cowboys’ 25-yard line, however opting not to led to the third interception.

“A couple of dumb decisions on my end just forcing the ball,” Glennon stated earlier than increasing on the third interception. “I got flushed out of the pocket, wasn’t able to get my body all the way around, trying to make a play. It wasn’t smart to do [against] the guy leading the league in interceptions.”


The Giants have scored one landing in 30 possessions with Glennon over the past three video games, excluding the garbage-time fourth-quarter success after the Chargers constructed a 30-point lead final week. Top targets Golladay, Sterling Shepard and Darius Slayton mixed for one catch for 9 yards on 5 targets by three quarters.

Playing in opposition to soft-shell protection and a firing go rush, Fromm moved the ball to the 9-yard line earlier than a turnover on downs.

“Checked the box to complete a childhood dream and get to play in an NFL game,” Fromm stated. “It was just fun to move the ball a little bit, try to complete and give us a chance to win at the end.”

A fifth-round draft decide in 2020, Fromm was idling as a fourth-stringer on the Bills follow squad till Nov. 30. His first sport on an lively roster — as Glennon’s backup — got here 5 days later.


Judge sounded reluctant at the beginning of the week to play Fromm till he noticed extra positives in follow. This loss supplied a boiling level, nevertheless.

“I was just trying to stay prepared throughout the whole game,” Fromm stated. “For me, it’s just let’s go learn a game plan. Let’s go learn 100-200 plays a week and just go try to execute.”

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