Daniel Jones has been ruled out for Sunday’s game in Miami after the quarterback was not cleared for contact, coach Joe Judge announced Friday morning.
Jones suffered a neck injury in the Week 12 victory over Philadelphia and was limited in practice on Wednesday and Thursday. Mike Glennon will start against the Dolphins, and Jake Fromm, who was signed off the Buffalo Bills’ practice squad this week, is expected to serve as the backup.
Glennon, originally a third-round pick by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2013, last played extensively in the Giants’ Week 5 loss in Dallas after Jones suffered a concussion. Glennon completed 16 of 25 passes for 196 yards and one touchdown with two interceptions in the game, and Jones was cleared to start the following week.
Glennon has started 27 games throughout his career, most recently with the Jacksonville Jaguars on Jan. 3, 2021 when he threw two touchdowns with no interceptions in a loss to Indianapolis. The 6-foot-7 quarterback is 6-21 as a starter.
Fromm, 6-2 and 215 pounds, has no NFL regular-season experience but was a prolific passer at the University of Georgia. The Bills selected Fromm in the fifth round of the 2020 NFL Draft (No. 167 overall). As a freshman in 2017, Fromm led the Bulldogs to the 2017 CFP national championship game, where they lost to Alabama in overtime. He also quarterbacked Georgia to three consecutive SEC championship games (winning once). Under…