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What to do with Daniel Jones in Week 8 fantasy football

We go over Daniel Jones’ fantasy football outlook ahead of the Giants Week 8 matchup against the Bucs on Monday Night Football.

Daniel Jones #8 of the New York Giants looks to throw during the fourth quarter at Lincoln Financial Field on October 22, 2020 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Eagles defeated the Giants 22-21. Photo by Corey Perrine/Getty Images

New York Giants quarterback Daniel Jones is having a rough second season. In some ways it’s a continuation of his rookie season, but without the flashes of promise that gave fans some hope for the future. He’s most likely not on your fantasy radar, but just in case he is, you should probably remove him from it.

Fantasy Football analysis: Giants QB Daniel Jones

Jones is actually on something of a hot streak, lukewarm at least. He’s thrown three touchdowns in his last two games. That’s not really a lot, but it’s better than the four-game streak where he didn’t throw a single score. He’s now got five touchdowns and seven picks for the season. Worse, his fumble problems don’t seem to be going away. He lost a critical one last week against the Eagles, and he’s now lost four on the season.

This week Jones and the Giants play the Buccaneers, the best defense in the NFL according to Football Outsiders. Tampa Bay has 12 takeaways so far this season, tied for third most, and nine interceptions, which is tied for the second-best mark in the league. In other words, this is going to be a very difficult week for Daniel Jones.

Fantasy Start/Sit Recommendation

Sit Daniel Jones.