Giants’ Daniel Jones, Evan Engram questionable vs. Browns

Dan Benton
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After canceling practice on Thursday following Jason Garrett’s positive COVID-19 test, the New York Giants were back on the field Friday, this time using the MetLife Stadium turf to prepare for a Week 15 game.

Just prior to the start of practice, the Giants announced that running back Devonta Freeman (ankle) had been designated to return from injured reserve, beginning his 21-day activation window. He promptly took the field and appeared to be moving well in the portion of practice open to the media.

Meanwhile, all eyes were once again on quarterback Daniel Jones (hamstring/ankle), who was a limited participant. He was subsequently listed as questionable against the Cleveland Browns.

Also questionable were tight end Evan Engram, who was added to the injury report with a calf issue, and tight end Kaden Smith, who was a new addition to Thursday’s report after suffering a knee injury.

Rookie cornerback Darnay Holmes (knee) did not practice and was ruled out for the second consecutive week.

If both Engram and Smith can not play on Sunday, Levine Toilolo is the only other right end on the roster.

If Jones is unable to play, Colt McCoy will draw the start and likely be backed up by practice squad quarterback Clayton Thorson.

Offensive lineman Kevin Zeitler was a full participant in practice and did not receive a designation.

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