East Rutherford, NJ – New York Giants quarterback Tyrod Taylor He suffered a back injury after a heavy injury in Sunday’s pre-season game against the New York Jets and was taken to the locker room.
Taylor was starting the pre-season finale for the Giants with a start Daniel Jones They are given afternoon off. He rolled to his right late in the first quarter and hit a rookie defensive end for the Jets Michael Clemons After throwing a pass.
The play went to complete 25 yards to a tight end Daniel Bellinger, but Taylor remained on Earth until he was treated by the Giants’ medical staff. He eventually ran off the field but immediately went to the blue medical tent for observation.
When Taylor got out of the tent, he jumped on the wagon and was taken to the locker room. Third quarterback series Davis Webb He took Taylor’s place and would be next in line behind Jones if Taylor’s injury forced him to miss the time.
The Giants signed Taylor this season to be the veteran replacement behind Jones. They needed to have a contingency plan after things went wrong last season, when Mike Glennon And the Jake Fromm He served as a substitute start for the last six games while Jones was out with a neck injury.
New York lost all six of those games and averaged just 9.3 points per game.
Taylor, 33, has started games in his career with the Buffalo Bills, Cleveland Browns, Los Angeles Chargers and Houston Texans. He signed a two-year, $11 million deal with the Giants on this off-season.
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