Daniel Jones Sets a High Standard for His Return to the Giants

Daniel Jones will be out for the rest of the season after tearing his ACL on November 5. He wants the injury to have no effect on his preparations for 2024.

The New York Giants quarterback stated at Wednesday's USA Football Heart of a Giant event that his operation "went well."

While he described his recovery as a "long process" and is concentrating on more immediate progress, he hopes to return this summer.

"It's definitely the goal to be back by training camp," Jones stated, according to the New York Post.

Jones estimated that his recuperation would take eight to ten months when he underwent surgery last month. To be ready for training camp next July, he'd need to heal at the low end of that range.

General manager Joe Schoen has previously stated that he expected Jones to be their starting quarterback next season, but not everyone is convinced. The 26-year-old still feels he is the future quarterback.

"Yeah, I do," Jones admitted. "But I'm focused on what I'm doing right now — rehabbing and getting back on the field."

Jones had questions about his future as New York's starting quarterback before leading the Giants to a playoff berth and first-round victory in a breakout 2022 season.

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