Latest on Daniel Bellinger; Evan Neal, Ben Bredeson week to week


Addressing the media on Monday, coach Brian Daboll said rookie right tackle Evan Neal and left guard Ben Bredeson will be considered week to week after both knee injuries in Sunday’s victory in Jacksonville. Meanwhile, it is “probably too early to say” if rookie tight end Daniel Bellinger will return this season, but they are “hopeful.” The fourth-round pick injured his eye on Sunday and will likely require surgery, Daboll said.

Bredeson left Sunday’s game in Jacksonville with a right knee injury with 5:13 remaining in the first quarter. He walked off the field but was carted into the locker room and the Giants soon announced he would not return. Rookie Joshua Ezeudu replaced Bredeson.

Neal went down with a left knee injury on a four-yard run by Saquon Barkley with 13:13 left in the second quarter. A cart was summoned to remove Neal, but he walked off the field slowly on his own. After a stop in the medical tent, her rode a cart to the locker room. Tire Phillips, who played seven offensive snaps in his Giants debut last week, took over at right tackle.

Bellinger, another member of the 2022 draft class who had played well in the first six games, also required a cart to leave the field with 56 seconds left in the half. He an injured to his left eye at the end of a 13-yard reception.

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