VIDEO: Daniel Jones Disrespected in Ranking Against Dwayne Haskins

Drafted in the same year to rival franchises, Daniel Jones and Dwayne Haskins will be compared for years to come.
Drafted in the same year to rival franchises, Daniel Jones and Dwayne Haskins will be compared for years to come. / Jim McIsaac/Getty Images

When Daniel Jones and Dwayne Haskins were drafted to the New York Giants and Washington Redskins, we all knew a fresh rivalry was born in the NFC East. Assuming these two continue as franchise quarterbacks for their respective teams, this could be a matchup we see for a long time.

After their rookie campaigns, most NFL fans would say the Giants signal-caller has the edge, so why then did Pro Football Focus analyst George Chahrouri rank Haskins ahead of Jones in his second-year projections?

The major reasoning behind Chahrouri's decision seems to be based on two factors. The situation in Washington, which the analyst described as "terrible," and the fact that Haskins' play improved down the stretch, while Jones was more up-and-down throughout.

Although I wouldn't describe Jones' situation as pretty, with a poor offensive line and injuries/suspensions to Evan Engram, Sterling Shepard and Golden Tate over the course of the season, Chahrouri does have a point that Haskins improved late. His best two passer ratings came in his last two games, despite losing both of them (the final one against Jones and the G-Men).

Overall, Haskins was 2-5 with seven touchdowns and seven interceptions off a 58.6 completion percentage. He was sacked 29 times, and held a 76.1 passer rating in 2019.

Jones on the other hand was 3-9, with 24 touchdowns (plus two rushing) and 12 interceptions. He threw for a 61.9 completion percentage and an 87.7 passer rating. Jones was sacked 38 times (in more games played), and even rushed for more yards per game than Haskins.

The one area Haskins bested Jones in was fumbles, which went 18 to 6 in favor of the former, a clear problem for the Giants QB. So long as Jones can correct that issue, it's hard to figure that Haskins will have a better year in 2020 (especially when you consider that the Giants drafted left tackle Andrew Thomas, while the Redskins went with edge rusher Chase Young).

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