Daniel Jones is, low-key, one of many higher dashing quarterbacks within the NFL.
Amongst QBs with not less than 10 video games performed final yr, his 27.1 dashing yards per sport final yr have been the sixth-most in the NFL. This yr, he ranks fourth with 43.0.
So, Saquon Barkley, an outstanding runner in his personal proper, has given his quarterback fairly the nickname.
“Contained in the NFL” launched a mic’d up second when Barkley gave him the nickname “Vanilla Vick.”
After all, the nickname is a play on Jones’ pores and skin coloration and Michael Vick, maybe the very best dashing quarterback of all time — in the event you performed “Madden 2004,” you’ll by no means lose with the Falcons.
“If I break a protracted one, I higher see Vanilla Vick down there,” Barkley says to Jones in a huddle.
Jones has three dashing touchdowns this season, serving to the New York Giants to a stunning 7-2 file. They’re en path to their first playoff look since 2016.
The Giants rush for 164.8 yards per sport, the third-most within the NFL behind the Chicago Bears and Baltimore Ravens, each of whom profit from dashing QBs in Justin Fields and Lamar Jackson, respectively.
The Giants will look to enhance to 8-2 once they host the Detroit Lions on Sunday.