Saquon Barkley helped propel the Giants to a historic comeback win over the Cardinals Sunday, scoring twice and gaining a late first down to set up the go-ahead field goal. However, the star running back did not finish the game as he suffered an ankle injury after getting twisted up on a fourth-quarter tackle, then requiring assistance to limp off the field.
It’s not the worst-case scenario for Barkley and the Giants, but he will miss Thursday’s game in San Francisco against the 49ers according to lead CBS Sports NFL Insider Jonathan Jones. New York will monitor him after that.
Barkley had additional tests, including an MRI, on the ankle on Monday.
The Pro Bowl back led the Giants with 23 offensive touches at the time of his injury, which prompted Barkley to remain on the ground after initial attempts to walk on his own. He then…
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Author : Cody Benjamin
Publish date : 2023-09-18 20:48:02
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