Daniel Jones recovering from concussion, could play vs. Rams
New York Giants quarterback Daniel Jones (8) leaves the field on a cart with an injury in the second quarter against the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium. Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

Giants QB Daniel Jones recovering from concussion, could play vs. Rams

The New York Giants had literal injuries added to the insult of this past Sunday's 44-20 loss at the division-rival Dallas Cowboys. The lost not only dropped Big Blue to 1-4 on the season, but quarterback Daniel Jones (concussion), running back Saquon Barkley (ankle) and wide receiver Kenny Golladay (knee) went down to concerning injuries. 

Arguably the most important part of that trio is on pace to be back on the field for this Sunday's matchup against the 4-1 Los Angeles Rams. 

As Nick Shook noted for the NFL's website, Giants coach Joe Judge told reporters that Jones is recovering well from what was a scary concussion and is making "positive" progress toward returning to the lineup sooner than many would've thought earlier this week.

SNY's Ralph Vacchiano added that Jones took first-team snaps during practice.

Vacchiano also showed how close Jones is to being cleared ahead of Sunday afternoon:

Jones has passed for 1,282 yards with four touchdowns and just one interception this season. Per ESPN stats, he also leads the Giants with 197 rushing yards and two scores on 30 attempts. 

If Jones can't play, backup journeyman Mike Glennon will again be called into action as he was in Dallas. 

Zac Wassink is a football and futbol aficionado who is a PFWA member and is probably yelling about Tottenham Hotspur at the moment. Erik Lamela and Eli Manning apologist. Chanted for Matt Harvey to start the ninth inning of Game 5 of the 2015 World Series at Citi Field. Whoops. You can find him on Twitter at @ZacWassink

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