The New York Giants made a pair of choices on Thursday relating to two of their 2019 draft alternatives. With one, they’ve formally elected to increase their relationship for a minimum of two extra seasons however for the opposite, his future may reportedly hold within the stability and rely on how he performs in 2022.
It was reported on Wednesday that the “G-Males” couldn’t solely be making their choice on Jones’ fifth-year possibility earlier than subsequent Monday’s deadline for 2019 first-round draft alternatives, but in addition previous to the graduation of Thursday evening’s NFL Draft. Accidents and inconsistent play have resulted within the former sixth total decide being restricted to 38 video games (37 begins) over his first three seasons, throughout which he is gone 12-25.
Whereas he is proven glimpses of high-caliber play and upside speeding potential, the previous Duke Blue Satan has been liable to turnovers, as evidenced by his 29 interceptions and 20 misplaced fumbles. Jones can be coming off of a 2021 marketing campaign the place he performed a career-low 11 video games on account of a neck damage.
Lawrence in the meantime, has been sturdy, and a power on the New York protection since being chosen seventeenth total three years in the past, racking up 145 tackles, 30 quarterback hits, 9.0 sacks and 5 passes defended in 48 profession contests. The Clemson product ended the 2021 marketing campaign with a career-high 54 tackles and 11 quarterback hits, whereas including 2.5 sacks as effectively.