The Giants can’t hold their broad receivers wholesome and on the sector. They lose some, get just a few reinforcements after which others go down and out.
Sterling Shepard was pressured out of Monday evening’s 20-17 loss to the Chiefs within the second quarter with a quad damage, persevering with what has been a irritating season for the longest-tenured Giants participant.
Early within the fourth quarter, rookie Kadarius Toney went into the locker room with a thumb damage. He was in a position to return.
“Acquired stepped on,’’ Toney mentioned.
Toney was coming again after lacking final week’s win over the Panthers with an ankle damage and mentioned “felt fairly good, getting again.’’
Earlier within the recreation, Dante Pettis, getting snaps on offense with all of the accidents, damage his shoulder whereas muffing a punt and was dominated out.
Shepard went down after Daniel Jones threw a cross in his path and cornerback L’Jarius Sneed was referred to as for cross interference. Shepard stayed down and writhed in ache. He tried to shake off the discomfort on the sideline however was completed for the evening with 4 receptions for 25 yards.
“Powerful to see a man go down,’’ Jones mentioned. “I understand how exhausting he labored to get again.’’
Shepard missed two video games earlier this season with a strained hamstring, returned for one recreation after which re-injured the hamstring and didn’t play final week. He didn’t make it by means of two quarters in his return.
Toney was referred to as over by none apart from Corridor of Fame receiver Randy Moss for a fast pregame meet-and-greet. … The Giants put WR John Ross again on kickoff return, one thing he by no means did with the Bengals. There’s a want for a return man with C.J. Board on injured reserve. Darnay Holmes bought the kickoff to begin the second half.
The Giants activated rookie CB Aaron Robinson off the bodily unable to carry out checklist, paving the way in which for the third-round decide to make his NFL debut. Robinson had been sidelined all summer time with a core muscle damage and missed all of coaching camp. He noticed motion immediately as a slot nook.
Additionally added to the roster for this recreation: LB Bernardrick McKinney and LB Trent Harris had been activated off the observe squad and DB Steven Parker was signed off the observe squad. LB Carter Coughlin, who has had a tough second season, was placed on injured reserve.
Chiefs CB DeAndre Baker, a Giants first-round draft decide in 2019, was inactive. Baker began one recreation and performed extensively on protection in Weeks 3 and 4 however was totally on the bench not too long ago for the Chiefs.