Daniel Jones took over as the Giants franchise quarterback in 2019. He has big shoes to fill as he replaced 15-year starter Eli Manning who brought two Super Bowls to the Giants franchise. Jones has shown some promise but still has a ways to go. It will be interesting to see if he can get them to a level Eli was able to.
Let’s take a look at how many times the New York Giants won games against teams with a winning record with Daniel Jones as their starting quarterback.
I started to dive into this stat for every quarterback because the new hot argument is to say that a certain quarterback didn’t beat anyone good. I often see people use this argument to say players like Kirk Cousins and Matthew Stafford are not good and just put up empty stats.
First off and most importantly, quarterback wins are a team statistic. Secondly, very few quarterbacks in the NFL have a winning record against teams who finished the season above .500 in the league.
What is Daniel Jones’ record against winning teams?
Since entering the NFL in 2019, Daniel Jones is 0-9 (.000) against teams that finished the season with a winning record.
In 2020, Kyler Murray was 0-4 (.000) against winning teams as the starting quarterback.
- Steelers (loss)
- Rams (loss)
- Buccaneers (loss)
- Ravens (loss)
In 2019, Daniel Jones was 0-5 (.000) against winning teams as the starting quarterback.
- Vikings (loss)
- Patriots (loss)
- Packers (loss)
- Eagles (loss)
- Eagles (loss)
What quarterbacks have a winning record against winning teams?
There are currently 6 active NFL quarterbacks with winning records against winning teams.
You can digest that information on your own. The only thing I want you to take away from this is that it is extremely rare to have a winning record against teams that finished the season with a winning record.