Giants' undrafted rookie quarterback Tommy DeVito will start against the Cowboys.
Tommy DeVito, an undrafted rookie quarterback, will start for the New York Giants against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday.
Daniel Jones tore his ACL in his right knee on Sunday in Las Vegas, so DeVito will start in place of the freshly signed veteran Matt Barkley.
Due to a rib cage injury, backup quarterback Tyrod Taylor is already on injured reserve.
In a non-strike game, it will be the first time the Giants have started an undrafted rookie since the common draft era.
Since 2010, DeVito is the tenth undrafted rookie to start an NFL game; he has started two this year.
For the Chicago Bears, Tyson Bagent has started the last three games.
It promises to be thrilling. It will be enjoyable," DeVito remarked. There's a wonderful venue, reportedly. eagerly anticipating it."
DeVito will also set an NFL record as the tenth rookie quarterback to start a game this year.
Since DeVito has been a member of the Giants since the spring, he is chosen over Barkley.
Barkley was only added to New York's practice squad last week, even though he was familiar with coach Brian Daboll's playbook from their time together in Buffalo.
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