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Giants' Jones to step up to the MIKE?

Rookie could get start on Sunday in place of injured MLB Jonathan Goff

Updated: September 9, 2011, 10:42 AM ET
By Ohm Youngmisuk | ESPNNewYork.com

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- When Deon Grant rejoined the Giants in the middle of August, a linebacker immediately caught his attention on the field during the safety's first practice.

"I'm telling you, as soon as I stepped on the field and he was in there, I was impressed," Grant said. "I didn't even know his name, I didn't know who he was. The way he was getting to the ball, the way he was hitting, the way he was controlling the defense."

This Sunday, the linebacker that impressed Grant ...

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