New York Giants Rookie Kevon Thibodeau injured his right knee after a controversial interception by Cincinnati Bengals tight end Thaddeus Moss.
The New York Giants suffered quite a scare in their Week 2 preseason game against the Cincinnati Bengals. Rookie Charger and fifth overall pick Kayvon Thibodeaux fell to the grass clutching his right knee in the first half. He waved and got out of the car, walked to the blue medical tent, joked with his teammates, and walked to the locker room. The Giants soon ruled out Thibodeau for the rest of the game with a knee injury.
As for how the injury happened, Thibodeau was hit low in the game and his right leg was hit by Bengals tight end Sa Thaddeus Moss truncated. You can watch the show at this link.
Is the hit really dirty?
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The drama certainly explains it, you can see it from the different opinions on social media out.
FanSided NFL reporter Matt Verderame pointed out that while the hit looked dirty when initially viewed , but he noted that Thibodeau did play a role in the game.
— Matt Verderame (@MattVerderame) August 22, 2022
Dallas Cowboys linebacker and 2021 Defensive Rookie of the Year Micah Parsons took to Twitter to question why the NFL even allowed cuts.
There is some good news about Thibodeau. NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero reports “preliminary optimism” that the rookie avoided a serious knee injury. Of course, the Giants will wait for official word when he undergoes additional testing.
After this game, will Moss, son of Hall of Famer Randy Moss, face any disciplinary action.