Spags: No plans to change Giants’ QB depth chart
There will likely be a quarterback change Sunday when the New York Giants face the Arizona Cardinals, nevertheless it received’t be the Giants making it. The Cardinals introduced Monday that Drew Stanton will change Blaine Gabbert because the starter towards the Giants.
As for the Giants, interim coach Steve Spagnuolo stated Monday he doesn’t count on any adjustments to the quarterback depth chart.
“We’ll talk about it. As we stand here right now, yes (it stays the same),” Spagnuolo stated. “But, everything – I haven’t had a chance to talk with Mike (Sullivan) about going forward for Arizona. Kind of really been today more on yesterday’s game. I exhausted everybody.”
So, that isn’t a definitive “there is no way Davis Webb will be active” assertion. It does, nonetheless, reiterate what Spagnuolo indicated Sunday evening — he intends to proceed beginning Eli Manning at quarterback. If nothing adjustments, Webb will stay No. three and inactive whereas Geno Smith backs up Manning.
Here are extra takeaways from Spagnuolo’s Monday assembly with reporters.
Safety Darian Thompson will go for an MRI as a result of he reported that his knee is “a little sore.” Landon Collins and B.J. Goodson “tweaked those ankles,” and large receiver Tavarres King is within the concussion protocol.
The fourth-down play
Evan Engram stated after Sunday’s sport that he thought it was apparent he had been held on the fourth-and-goal play with :48 seconds left. No name was made on a cross that was incomplete. What did Spagnuolo suppose after watching the tape?
“You could make an argument, (that Engram was held). I won’t make the argument, but I’m just saying that you could make the argument,” he stated. “On the coach’s tape it kind of looks like that. But, he couldn’t get it up there. But, I’m not sure where the positioning of the officials were that they could see it or not. They’d have to answer the rest of that.”
On the development of the offense
Spagnuolo was requested why the offense had struggled a lot earlier than breaking out Sunday vs. the Eagles. Spagnuolo, in fact, was not concerned in any respect with the offense earlier than changing into interim head coach when Ben McAdoo was fired.
“I don’t know that I have an answer as to why it hasn’t been like that. Again, I go back to last week when I jumped into this thing, I wasn’t – prior to that I didn’t have my eyes on the offense and I probably have to go back prior to the game against Dallas to answer that question,” he stated. “I just know in these past two games, there’s been some things that Mike (Sullivan) has implemented. I think has helped us, and I think everybody has kind of stepped it up and played better.”