TODAY'S PAPER
53° Good Morning
53° Good Morning
SportsFootballGiants

Redskins will look for Jones' weaknesses

The Giants are likely starting a rookie at middle linebacker on Sunday in Greg Jones. How would the Giants’ offense attack a young player thrust into such a role?

“You probably don’t know much about the guy that’s backing him up,” Kevin Gilbride said about game-planning when a starter goes down and an inexperienced player steps in. “You wait and see. Is it a guy that’s slow, then it’s probably better to run outside. Is it a guy that’s overreacting, then you’d probably run some misdirection and counter stuff to exploit the fact that he’s running all over the place with his head cut off. Is he a guy that’s going to overreact to the run, then you’d probably practice the play action pass. It depends on the individual guy, where you would think he would be.”
 

Comments

We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.

New York Sports