Boyd, who could not land a spot on the Jets out of the preseason, has already worked out with Buffalo. The Giants struggled mightily on offense in their opener Monday night against Detroit.
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Boyd, who was taken in the sixth round of the 2014 draft out of Clemson. He managed to complete 8 of 17 passes for 98 yards and one touchdown in the preseason.
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Boyd will now be the No. 3 on the depth chart if he beats out Matt Simms behind Michael Vick and Geno Smith. He is a project for the Jets, but he could be an option in 2015 if Vick is gone and Smith struggles.
Boyd was a finalist for the Johnny Unitas and Manning Awards in 2013 after going 283-of-413 passing for 3,851 yards with 34 touchdowns and 11 interceptions in 13 starts. He also had 154 rushes for 400 yards and 10 touchdowns.
Boyd became the first quarterback in ACC history with 30-plus touchdown passes in three seasons and set the conference mark with 107 career touchdown passes.
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