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Giants’ Tommy DeVito Says Benching vs. Eagles Is a ‘Reminder That It’s a Business’

Andrew PetersDecember 26, 2023

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Tommy DeVito is discovering lessons about business of the NFL early on in his profession.

The New York Giants novice quarterback, who has actually begun the last 6 video games, was benched for Tyrod Taylor on Monday after coping the very first half versus the Philadelphia Eagles. Per ESPN’s Jordan Ranaan, it was frustrating, however he understands it’s not individual.

“It’s difficult. It’s simply a continuous pointer that it’s an organization,” DeVito stated. “They’re constantly going to search for somebody to change you, any place it is. At the very same time, it is a company. It’s your task. I appreciate it. There’s no tough sensations one method or another. I was hoping [Taylor] was going to head out there and ball and we win the video game. It’s absolutely nothing more than that. That’s all it is.”

DeVito had a strong start to his profession in spite of getting benched on Monday. The undrafted Illinois item at first signed to the Giants’ practice team, however was quickly contacted to be the beginning quarterback after a myriad of injuries. He led the Giants to wins in 3 of his very first 4 starts, however eventually the wonderful run concerned an end.

On the season, DeVito has actually tape-recorded 1,087 passing backyards and 8 goals. It’s unclear whether he will be the Giants beginning quarterback once again this season.

Taylor played well after coming in for DeVito. The veteran quarterback tossed for 133 backyards and a goal in the 2nd half, however eventually failed versus the Eagles 33-25.

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