What a big damage Friday night time turned out to be the case for rookie guard Marcus McKethan. He tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his proper knee, was positioned on the reserve/injured record on Saturday and can miss all the 2022 season.
McKethan, a mammoth 6-foot-7, 335-pound offensive lineman, was primarily lining up at guard in coaching camp however had been cross-training at sort out. He went down whereas go blocking through the Blue-White scrimmage and needed to be carted off the sphere at MetLife Stadium.
A fifth spherical choose, McKethan was one in every of two offensive lineman from North Carolina the Giants chosen within the draft. One other guard, Josh Ezeudu, was taken within the third spherical and at the moment is backing up Shane Lemieux at left guard.
Giants guard Marcus McKethan tore his ACL throughout Friday’s scrimmage.Robert Sabo/New York Put up
Giants guard Marcus McKethan (60) will miss the 2022 season resulting from a torn ACL.Robert Sabo/New York Put up
This summer time has not been type to the depth on the Giants’ offensive line. Veteran Matt Gono, signed within the offseason to function the backup at left and proper sort out, final Wednesday was positioned on the exempt/left squad record and is coping with what might be a career-ending neck situation. That prompted the Giants to signal Will Holden, a 28-year previous swing sort out who has performed in 27 video games, with 9 begins, for 4 totally different NFL groups.