Giants rookie QB Daniel Jones has missed the past two games with a high ankle sprain, but after practice on Wednesday, it looks like he might break that streak this week.
Head coach Pat Shurmur said that Jones took "most" of the first-team snaps at practice, and added that he looked "fine." Jones added more to that update from Shurmur, saying his ankle continues to progress in a positive direction.
"The ankle feels good. I'm progressing," Jones said. "Hopefully I'll continue to improve throughout the week."
The biggest thing for Jones is being able to make cuts and run out of the pocket on his ankle. Whether or not that's the deciding factor for Shurmur to switch back to Jones on Sunday against the Redskins is unknown to Jones.
He'll just continue to work hard to feel 100 percent again.
"I'm not sure," he said. "I think it's showing the coaches, showing the trainers I can do everything and that I'm able to move around like I need to, whether that's in the pocket or out of the pocket."
Jones is definitely itching to get back, though, saying "missing any time is tough." And he would love to come back before the end of the season, as he currently is in the middle of an eight-game losing streak.
Eli Manning led the Giants to a win this past Sunday over the Dolphins, breaking the team's nine-game losing streak. The way he went out in that game -- a standing ovation with fans chanting his name -- would suggest the Giants are confident Jones will be back very soon.
Whether or not that will be this week is still up in the air. Like he did last week, Shurmur will likely reveal his starter on Friday, but there's always the chance Jones has until gametime to see if he's good to go.