The Bills had little choice but to try a pass from the 2-yard line with 1 second left in the game. Their top two running backs had been carted off the field in the first half.
The Giants (3-4), already dealing with a hobbled Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, will have extra time to heal heading into their bye week.
New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz has no doubts that he will recover from a serious injury to his right knee and return to football next season.
The Nets said Thursday that X-rays and a CT scan revealed no fractures or bone injuries. Brook Lopez missed most of last season after breaking the foot Dec. 21.
Cruz had surgery to repair a torn patellar tendon in his right knee. McBride, who had been the nickel corner since Walter Thurmond was injured in Week 2, had surgery to repair a fractured thumb.
From here on, it has to be out of sight, out of mind. Immediate affairs preclude sentimentality over a much-loved comrade.
Overcome with emotion, his hands in front of his eyes as the tears flowed, Cruz couldn’t hide his pain. If anything showed the extent of his knee injury, it was those tears.
Starting cornerback Dee Milliner was placed on season-ending injured reserve with a torn Achilles tendon on Monday, and the Jets signed cornerback Josh Thomas to take his spot on the roster.
Coach Tom Coughlin said Monday that Cruz will need surgery to repair a torn patellar tendon in his right knee. He did not know when the surgery would be performed or the length of the rehabilitation.
The diagnosis, a ruptured patellar tendon, more than ends Cruz’s season. It puts his career in jeopardy.
A Philadelphia radio host is getting a lesson in the unwritten rules of sportsmanship after sending an ill-advised tweet during Sunday night’s Giants-Eagles game.
The popular wide receiver immediately grabbed his knee and was crying with his face in his hands as he was carted off the field in the third quarter.
Dee Milliner was seen leaving MetLife Stadium on a cart after the game, crutches at his side. Coach Rex Ryan said simply that it was an Achilles tendon injury, but nothing more.
New York Jets wide receiver Eric Decker was limited at practice for the second straight day, but coach Rex Ryan expects him to be able to play against the Denver Broncos on Sunday.
Rangers coach Alain Vigneault revealed the injury following New York’s 3-2 win over the St. Louis Blues in the season opener Thursday night.