Jones is emerging as Giants quarterback against Packers

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Giants quarterback Daniel Jones is expected to start New York’s game against the Green Bay Packers at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium after holding a full training session on Friday.

Jones sprained his left ankle last Sunday and was limited to midweek practices before the trip to London, but was not placed on Friday’s injured list. He moved fluidly in the part of the practice open to the media.

Backup quarterback Tyrod Taylor was cut, so Davis Webb is likely to be promoted from the practice squad. Taylor is still in concussion protocol. Webb has never thrown a pass in an NFL game, having only played once last season.

Safety Julian Love also participated fully in practice and was not listed as injured, clearing the way for his return from a concussion.

Jones rushed for two touchdowns before injuring his ankle in the third quarter of a 20-12 win over the Chicago Bears. Taylor left the match shortly after after receiving a tough tackle.

“Earlier in the week I started to feel better very quickly and realized I was recovering quickly,” Jones said after practice near the team’s north London hotel.

Rookie wide receiver Wan’Dale Robinson (knee) was also ruled out — and fellow receivers Kadarius Toney (hamstring) and Kenny Golladay (knee) didn’t even make the trip.

Jones and running back Saquon Barkley represent a double threat to defenses. Barkley is the leading rusher in the NFL and Jones has 18 firsts and 10 rushing games — the most among quarterbacks and tied for third overall after four games.

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