Should the NFL ban the block that injured Kayvon Thibodeaux and T.J. Watt?

With 11:45 left in the second quarter of the Detroit Lions’ Sunday afternoon preseason finale against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Detroit quarterback David Blough handed off to running back Jamar Jefferson on what turned out to be a relatively inconsequential one-yard gain. At least, it was inconsequential for the Lions. For the Steelers, not so much. … Read more

Giants rookie Kayvon Thibodeaux getting 2nd opinion on knee injury

Giants rookie pass rusher Kayvon Thibodeaux is with an MCL sprain, which he suffered over the weekend in a preseason game against the Bengals. There’s hope that he could be back for Week 1, but the team is taking extra precaution with its young edge rusher. According to Jeremy Fowler of ESPN, Thibodeaux will get … Read more

Low hit by Thaddeus Moss on Kayvon Thibodeaux was legal, even if it wasn’t clean

This content is not available due to your privacy preferences. Update your settings here to see it. On Sunday night, a by Bengals tight end resulted in a knee injury to Giants defensive end . While early indications are that Thibodeaux will be fine, it was the kind of hit that tears ACLs. But it … Read more

Why Thaddeus Moss’ block on Kayvon Thibodeaux wasn’t ‘dirty’ or against the rules

The New York Giants had a in their Sunday night preseason game against the Cincinnati Bengals when Bengals tight end (and son of Randy Moss) Thaddeus Moss crossed the formation and executed a low block on first-round edge-rusher Kayvon Thibodeaux. The rookie was helped off the field by Giants personnel and returned to the sideline … Read more