New York Giants: 3 takeaways from 24-3 Week 4 win over Redskins

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Daniel Jones, New York Giants. Dwayne Haskins, Washington Redskins. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images) /

Jones wins the rookie battle

During the game, Washington head coach Jay Gruden turned the offense over to rookie first-round pick Dwayne Haskins. If you remember many New York Giants fans were not only livid the team selected Daniel Jones sixth overall, they were steamed that they passed on Haskins. (For full disclosure, I wanted neither of them at six, and would have been slightly happy to get Jones at 17th overall, but would rather have made a trade).

Washington owner Daniel Snyder was all too happy to select the former Ohio State Buckeyes QB 15th overall and bragged about the steal he got. Haskins also said he would make the G-Men sorry they passed on him. Well, everyone got to see Jones and Haskins go head-to-head.

It wasn’t much of a contest. Jones didn’t have the same production he had against Tampa. He still completed 23 of 31 passes for 225 yards, one touchdown, and two interceptions. The rookie from Duke also showed the mobility Giants fans have come to love. Scrambling out of pressure and rushing for 33 yards on five carries.

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Haskins had trouble from the moment he stepped on the field. Without McLaurin or Pro Bowl tight end Jordan Reed, who both missed the game due to injuries, he had no one to throw to. His day ended with nine completions in 17 attempts for 107 and three interceptions. Round one goes to Daniel Jones.