Daniel Jones is taking a witness to profit on his nickname.
The New York Giants rookie quarterback reportedly filed a trademark set up a question to in October for “Danny Dimes” by his agents at CAA, ESPN’s Jordan Raanan reported Thursday.
Raanan added that the set up a question to became once filed on Oct. 15, now now not as much as a month after Jones’ first birth up for the Giants, thru which the rookie led New York support from an 18-point halftime deficit to beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, earning him NFL honors and his nickname enormous attention.
Jones didn’t invent the nickname himself — in fact, when “Danny Dimes” became once introduced to his attention in September, Jones said, “I dangle now now not know. It’s all correct kind, I teach. There will be worse nicknames.” Now now not exactly an eager endorsement of the moniker.
Raanan reported that there are others who grasp to profit off the nickname bestowed upon Jones by the online. Two trademark applications possess already been filed by people unassociated with Jones or the Giants, per Ranaan; two men from Goshen, N.Y. utilized for the trademark support on Sept. 17, earlier than Jones even started an NFL sport.
A spat over the finest kind to profit over Jones’ nickname is toddle to approach support. But first, Jones has a rookie season to complete.
In nine video games, Jones has accomplished 63 p.c of his passes for 1,984 yards, 15 touchdowns and eight picks, leading the league in fumbles (13) and New York to a 2-6 describe.
Nickname aside, the dime that Jones has to bother about first and predominant is the likely amount in New York’s loss column by season’s live.