Giants’ Evan Neal could miss time with knee injury, tight end heads to hospital after being poked in eye

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The New York Giants He received a few big hits in the first half on the offensive side of the ball.

Probably the biggest in the first round Striker Evan Neelwho sustained a knee injury and was taken to the locker room.

The Giants fear Neil has an injury to his MCL, According to the NFL Network.

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Evan Neal #73 of the New York Giants during the game against the Tennessee Titans at Nissan Stadium on September 11, 2022, in Nashville, Tennessee.
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New York acquired Neill with the seventh pick from Alabama. Neal was at one point the favorite to be the first overall pick for the Jacksonville Jaguars, which the Giants play on Sunday.

Neil’s choice was two choices after he took G-Men to excel Kayvon Thibodeaux from Oregon – He too was preferred to be the first choice.

Neil had a rough start to his NFL career – the PFF ranked him at 49.0 for his first five weeks, and he’s allowed five sacks this season, the second-most in football.

Evan Neal #73 of the New York Giants walks off the bench during a football game against the Tennessee Titans at Nissan Stadium on September 11, 2022 in Nashville, Tennessee.

Evan Neal #73 of the New York Giants walks off the bench during a football game against the Tennessee Titans at Nissan Stadium on September 11, 2022 in Nashville, Tennessee.
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But it was widely seen as an unmissable prospect – the Giants took Andrew Thomas with the fourth pick in 2020, and after a tough rookie season, he’s become one of football’s best offensive linemen.

Neil wasn’t the only one worrisome for the Giants in the first half – offensive lineman Ben Bredison was also ruled out with a knee injury, while Daniel Bellinger appeared to have an eye injury.

Daniel Bellinger #82 of the New York Giants celebrates a two-yard touchdown in the second quarter during the NFL game between the New York Giants and the Green Bay Packers at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on October 09, 2022, in London, England.

Daniel Bellinger #82 of the New York Giants celebrates a two-yard touchdown in the second quarter during the NFL game between the New York Giants and the Green Bay Packers at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on October 09, 2022, in London, England.
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When Bellinger was tackled after a hunt, the Jacksonville defender’s hand slipped through his face mask – Bellinger’s face was visibly angry, while there was blood on his shirt.

Bellinger was also moved to a carriage and taken to a local hospital.

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Despite the injuries, the Giants improved to 6-1 on the season for the first time since 2008.



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