Recapping Patriots injuries from win over Giants on Thursday Night Football

Ryan Hannable
October 11, 2019 - 8:28 am
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FOXBOROUGH -- The story from Thursday's 35-14 Patriots win over the Giants was the number of injuries the team saw happen.

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The blue medical tent on the Patriots sideline got quite the workout, as it seemed whenever you glanced to the sideline it was up with another member of the team getting checked out.

Fortunately, the Patriots have a mini-bye before taking on the Jets a week from Monday in New York.

Here are all the players who had injuries announced by the team in the game.

Patrick Chung -- The safety came into the game dealing with a heel injury that kept him out of last Sunday's game in Washington, but he was able to give it a go. Unfortunately, he suffered a chest injury in the first half and then was ruled out in the second half. It's hard to read into these types of things, but usually when a player is ruled out at any point it indicates it's more than a minor injury.

Josh Gordon -- Gordon's knee bent the wrong way when he was trying to make a tackle following a strip-sack of Tom Brady in the first half. On video, the play looked a lot worse than it was. The wide receiver was able to slowly walk off the field on his own and after getting treated in the medical tent, he stayed on the sideline for the rest of the first half before coming back out for the second half. Gordon did not return to the game, but rode the stationary bike on the sideline for the majority of the game. He wasn't spotted in the locker room after the game, but the fact he stayed on the sideline, even in the second half, seems like good news.

Matt LaCosse -- The tight end has battled an ankle injury since the summer and he suffered a knee injury on top of that early in the game Thursday, and saw very limited action afterwards. LaCosse was spotted in the locker room after the game, and was having some trouble moving around.

Jakob Johnson -- Johnson suffered a shoulder injury in the second half and did not return to the game. He was spotted in the locker room afterwards, though.

Dont'a Hightower -- Hightower re-injured his shoulder in the second half and did not return. The veteran has been dealing with it the last several weeks, and caused him to miss the Bills game.

J.C. Jackson -- The second-year player suffered a knee injury in the second half, but returned to the game so it would appear he will be fine moving forward.

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