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Giants security Xavier McKinney took “full duty” for an ATV accident in Cabo that may sideline him for a number of weeks.

“It was an unfortunate event,” McKinney mentioned, by way of SNY Giants. “I received right into a Can-Am [off-road vehicle] accident. It type of simply mainly simply flipped over, not flipped over however tilted over. Fell on my hand. That’s mainly what occurred.”

McKinney broke a number of fingers within the accident final Wednesday whereas the workforce was on its off week. He underwent surgical procedure after coming back from Mexico, and his left hand was lined in a plastic protecting case as he talked to reporters Tuesday.

McKinney wouldn’t put a timeline on his return or reply whether or not he even will come again this season, and coach Brian Daboll allowed solely that McKinney shall be out “a number of weeks.” That a lot is a given. On the non-football damage record, McKinney will miss a minimal of 4 video games.

“I really feel dangerous for Xavier and disillusioned that he received injured,” Daboll mentioned. “He’ll do every thing he can do to get again and be able to go.”

McKinney wouldn’t reply a number of questions on whether or not he was driving the ATV, and he mentioned he was unaware that being on an ATV violated his contract.

“We have been on a sightseeing tour. That’s what I can inform you,” McKinney mentioned. “It was nothing that was reckless. This was simply merely with the ability to be out within the nation, seeing what it seemed like. It was an unlucky occasion that occurred.”

McKinney has performed each snap this season and was the defensive signal-caller on the sphere, so the Giants can have an enormous adjustment to make on the again finish of their protection. Julian Love will put on the inexperienced dot helmet because the sign caller of the protection in McKinney’s absence, Art Stapleton of reviews.

“I really feel dangerous for him. I really feel dangerous for us,” Daboll mentioned of McKinney. “I do know he’s disillusioned, however you possibly can’t do something about that now.”

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