10 thoughts on the Giants: How much freedom does Daniel Jones have to change plays? – The Athletic

Here are 10 thoughts on the Giants as they aim to snap their seven-game losing streak against the Packers on Sunday:

1. A few run plays in the Giants 19-14 loss to the Bears last Sunday were doomed from the start. As soon as running back Saquon Barkley got the ball, he was greeted by unblocked defenders. That raised the question of how much freedom rookie quarterback Daniel Jones has to change plays at the line of scrimmage.

The answer: Its complicated. An offensive player told The Athletic that most plays come with a built-in check. So if coach Pat Shurmur calls a run play, theres often an attached pass play that Jones can check to if he doesnt like the pre-snap look from the defense. But Jones doesnt have the ability to audible to any play in the playbook theres just the predetermined check.

There are also run-pass options (RPOs). These are post-snap reads where Jones decides to handoff to Barkley or keep the ball to...

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