New York Giants top choose Kayvon Thibodeaux left Sunday night time’s preseason game in opposition to the Cincinnati Bengals with a knee injury and won’t return.
Thibodeaux went down after getting cut-blocked by Bengals tight finish Thaddeus Moss within the second quarter. He instantly grabbed at his proper knee.
The cart got here out for Thibodeaux, however he bought up and walked proper previous it. The rookie went into the blue medical tent earlier than rising with a smile and a few laughs. He walked the size of the sideline earlier than heading inside with a coach.
Thibodeaux was the fifth general choose within the 2022 NFL draft out of the University of Oregon. He was having a powerful summer time and had a quarterback strain earlier in Sunday’s contest.
The Giants expect massive issues from Thibodeaux this season. He has been working with the first-string protection for the reason that begin of OTAs within the spring.
Thibodeaux had 19.0 sacks in 30 profession video games at Oregon. He went into final season because the potential No. 1 general prospect in faculty soccer.