New York Giants defensive finish Kayvon Thibodeaux went down with a proper knee damage throughout the second quarter of a preseason recreation towards the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday. The staff introduced that he was dominated out for the rest of the sport.
Thibodeaux was lower block by Bengals tight finish Thaddeus Moss, who plunged into Thibodeaux’s proper leg, which was planted within the turf.
A cart got here out onto the sphere, however the rookie walked off underneath his personal energy. He gave the impression to be in important ache initially, however after going right into a medical tent on the sideline, Thibodeaux went to the locker room with a coach and high-fived teammates alongside the way in which. He was strolling with a slight limp.
The 21-year-old was a star at Oregon, recording 35 solo tackles, seven sacks and two pressured fumbles all through the 2021 season. He completed his collegiate profession with 126 complete tackles, 35 1/2 tackles for loss and 19 sacks.
Recognized as a unanimous All-American his senior yr, Thibodeaux was picked fifth within the 2022 NFL Draft.
The Giants open the common season towards the Tennessee Titans on Sept. 11.
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