QB Jones leaves Giants' victory with ankle injury

by Ricardo Gutierrez - New York Giants starting quarterback Daniel Jones, who ran for two touchdowns in the first half, had to leave Sunday's 20-12 home victory over the Chicago Bears with a left ankle injury.

New York Giants quarterback Daniel Jones leaves victory over Chicago Bears due to ankle injury play Daniel Jones calls his own number for two rushing TDs (0:40) Daniel Jones rushes in for both Giants touchdowns in the first half. (0:40) 4:08 PM ET Jordan RaananESPN Staff Writer Close EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- New York Giants starting quarterback Daniel Jones left Sunday's 20-12 win over the Chicago Bears with an ankle injury and only returned because backup Tyrod Taylor was forced from the contest when he was evaluated for a concussion. Jones was injured on a third-quarter sack. His left ankle looked to get caught under Bears safety Jaquan Brisker . He remained in the game for the remainder of the series (two running plays), but the decision was made to pull him from the contest. Editor's Picks 2 Related Jones tried to run sprints on the sideline under the supervision of the medical staff. He was noticeably limping, and temporarily removed from the game. The Giants considered his return questionable at the time. After Taylor took a big hit while running for a first-down in the fourth quarter, Jones was forced to return. The Giants, however, did not allow him to throw a pass the remainder of the contest. Jones ran for a pair of touchdowns in the first half. He finished 8-of-13 passing for 71 yards. Taylor went 1-of-3 passing for 11 yards with an interception on his two series. He played 12 snaps before leaving with the injury.