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Giants’ QB Davis Webb Gives Promising Glimpse Into Future

August 12th, 2017 at 12:56 AM
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Davis Webb throws a pass on Friday night.

Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. รข?? There were no heroics from Davis Webb in his first appearance as a professional quarterback. In the final 6:39 of the fourth quarter Friday night there was, however, a glimpse of the talent that convinced the New York Giants to select him in the third round of the 2017 NFL Draft in he hopes that he would become their quarterback of the future.

Webb entered with the Giants trailing the Pittsburgh Steelers, 20-12. There were promising moments in both drives when it looked like he might be able to engineer scoring drives, but both fizzled.

Webb ended up 8-of-16 for 67 yards.

“I’ve got a long way to go but this was a good starting point for myself, but I know I have to continue to get better,” Webb said. “The best part is I’m going to. I’m going to work really hard, get in the film room tomorrow and kind of build off this. It’s a good starting point and I look forward to getting better next week.”

Yes, it was a good starting point for Webb.

He admitted to being “amped up” for his first play, a slant route that he whipped well over the head of wide receiver Kevin Norwood.

After that, though, Webb settled down …

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Tags: Brian Allen, Davis Webb, Jerome Lane, Keeon Johnson, Kevin Norwood, New York Giants, Pittsburgh Steelers

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