|Ht / Wt:||6'5" / 221 lb.|
|Born:||May 27, 1997|
|Drafted:||2019 / Rd. 1 (6)|
Jones officially signed his four-year, $25.6 million rookie contract with the Giants on Monday.
Analysis: Jones' rookie contract includes a $16.7 million signing bonus. New York's hopeful starter for the future wasted no in time getting signed after agreeing to terms with the Giants, and will join the rest of the team's rookie class in taking the practice field Tuesday. The 22-year-old is expected to begin the 2019 season as the top backup to Eli Manning, allowing the Giants' coaching staff to take their time grooming Jones to eventually take over under center.
The Giants and Jones have come to terms on his rookie contract Monday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
Analysis: The agreed upon terms include Jones receiving his entire signing bonus Year 1, according to Rapoport. The No. 6 overall pick of the 2019 NFL Draft will take the field Tuesday alongside the rest of the Giants' rookie class, at which point he will officially sign his contract. Jones took the majority of available backup reps during OTAs, and figures to continue being mentored by longtime starter Eli Manning when training camp kicks off.
Jones will get the bulk of the backup reps behind Eli Manning during OTAs, Ryan Dunleavy of The Newark Star-Ledger reports.
Analysis: The Giants are positioning Jones to get as many reps as possible while still having Manning run with the starters. Jones, the No. 6 overall pick, figures to be the Giant's backup quarterback as a rookie while being groomed as the starter of the future once Manning's Giants tenure concludes.
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