However not watching out for “The Turf Monster”, as Fox Sport’s Troy Aikman referred to as it, proved to be the 23-year-old’s downfall.
With nobody between him and an 87-yard landing, the New York Giants quarterback tripped on the turf of the Philadelphia Eagles’ Lincoln Monetary Area halfway by the third quarter on the 8-yard line.
And though his present of supreme athleticism sparked a stuttering Giants offence into life, Jones’ unlucky stumble was the topic of ridicule from teammates on the sidelines.
Because the replay of his despairing journey performed on the large display within the stadium, Giants linebacker Carter Coughlin and defensive lineman Leonard Williams have been seen pointing and laughing as Jones fell to the ground.
Although the Giants went on to attain their second landing of the night only a few performs later, it did not cease different NFL gamers from having enjoyable with the incident on social media.
Kansas Metropolis Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes was way more sympathetic with Jones.
Jones’ embarrassment was added to later as, after racing right into a 21-10 lead, the Giants protection couldn’t cease the Eagles’ quarterback Carson Wentz main them again to the 22-21 victory.
Because of the win, the Eagles improved to 2-4-1 whereas the Giants fall to 1-6.