Giants’ C.J. Board avoids the worst after scary second
The Giants, earlier than securing their first win of the season by holding on to beat Washington 20-19 on Sunday, needed to endure a daunting second at MetLife Stadium.
All indications are broad receiver C.J. Board will probably be wonderful after successful that had him carted off the sector. Board, with 13:14 remaining within the third quarter, was hit by security Deshazor Everett whereas trying to haul in a move. Board didn’t maintain onto the ball and by no means obtained again to his toes.
“I used to be on the sector, I used to be operating a route, so I didn’t see the collision, however I heard the collision,’’ receiver Darius Slayton stated. “I knew it was hit, after which I regarded over there, and I noticed him. Very first thing I did was pray for him. Clearly, stuff like that could be a little unnerving.’’
Board was attended to by Giants medical personnel and was positioned on a stabilization board to maintain his neck safe. He was recognized with a concussion and a sprained neck and was taken to the hospital for additional analysis.
“The one factor I can say, good news-wise: Even on the sector, he was shifting, he was aware, he was responding, he was feeling, he was shifting all his extremities,’’ coach Joe Choose stated. “The suggestions I used to be given was fairly constructive.’’
When Washington scored with 13 seconds left within the first half, it continued a brutal pattern for the Giants protection, a unit at its worst late in halves. The protection has allowed 44 factors this season in 11 probabilities contained in the two-minute warning.
“That has been one in every of our points to this point,’’ DT Leonard Williams stated. “It’s positively one thing we have to work on.’’
The primary-quarter sack of Daniel Jones was the 12.5 profession sack in opposition to the Giants for DE Ryan Kerrigan. … LB Blake Martinez and DL Dexter Lawrence have been each evaluated for concussions within the second quarter and have been capable of return to the sector. … Rookie CB Darnay Holmes (neck) was pressured out within the second quarter. … S Adrian Colbert was inactive, that means Julian Love was taken out of mothballs and moved again in because the No. 3 security. Love had good protection however didn’t make a play on the ball ultimately zone, as he failed to forestall TE Logan Thomas from coming down with a lob move for a landing within the closing seconds of the primary half.
CB James Bradberry’s first-quarter interception of Kyle Allen, plus Bradberry’s 19-yard return, set the offense up on the Washington 27-yard line and led to a brief landing drive. “I simply needed to verify I didn’t drop it,’’ Bradberry stated. “That’s sort of why I double caught it. We have been in a cover-three zone and just about took my drop, and I used to be in the proper place on the proper time.’’