The Colts have taken exception to Kayvon Thibodeaux’s celebrations after injuring their quarterback.
The Giants’ rookie move rusher leveled Colts quarterback Nick Foles with a vicious sack throughout the second quarter of the workforce’s playoff-clinching rout of Indianapolis on Sunday. The hit left Foles with a rib harm, and he exited the sport after being carted off the sector.
Nick Foles is carted off the sector after struggling a rib throughout the second quarter.
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Kayvon Thibodeaux celebrates with snow angels after sacking Nick Foles.
Nick Foles lies on the bottom in ache throughout the Colts’ loss to the Giants.
After rolling off the highest of Foles, Thibodeaux celebrated with pretend snow angels on the sector. He was nonetheless proper subsequent to Foles, nonetheless, who was writhing on the bottom in ache earlier than Colts trainers got here out to fulfill him. In a couple of situations, Thibodeaux’s arm brushed towards Foles whereas doing his snow angels.
A number of moments later, cameras appeared to point out Thibodeaux making a “fall asleep” gesture to followers whereas on the sidelines.
“Hopefully his teammates will — possibly someday he’ll study that accidents occur on this league, you by no means need to occur to the man that you simply’re going towards,” Colts middle Ryan Kelly advised reporters after the sport, per J.J. Stankevitz of the workforce’s web site. “That’s simply horses–t.”
Foles didn’t return to the sport, and was changed by Sam Ehlinger. Foles had 81 passing yards and an interception — which was returned for a landing by Landon Collins — earlier than he was knocked out of the sport.
Thibodeaux claimed he didn’t know Foles was injured whereas he was celebrating.
“Once I did notice that he was damage, that’s when we began getting up,” Thibodeaux advised reporters after the sport, per Kimberley A. Martin of ESPN. “If you’re doing a celebration, you’re not seeking to see who’s doing what. However I hope he will get properly and I hope he’s all proper.”
The rising Thibodeaux completed with one sack and two tackles for loss, because the Giants protection feasted on the decimated Colts’ offensive line.