Tomorrow I’ll have surgery ending year 12. I’m filled with mixed emotions. I wasn’t able to produce for my team the way I wanted to but this was my greatest year to date.
WR, New York Giants
New York Giants’ WR Brandon Marshall announced he will undergo season ending surgery today. Marshall was injured towards the end of the 2nd quarter. He attempted to make an aerobatic catch down the left sideline and landed awkwardly injuring his left ankle. Marshall left the game with 2 receptions for 15 yards. He will end the 2017 season with 18 catches for 154 yards and 0 touchdowns.
Following the week 5 loss against the Chargers, Brandon Marshall took to Instagram Monday evening to inform fans that he will indeed be out for the remainder of the season with an ankle injury. This deviating blow makes Brandon the third Giant’s wide receiver out with a season ending injury. Odell Beckham Jr. (ankle) and Dwayne Harris (foot) will also now be out, making Sterling Shepard the only recognizable WR Eli Manning has at his exposal but who also sustained an ankle injury last week himself. Shepard has since been deemed day-to-day which at this point is almost meaningless, being even with Shepard back it won’t be enough to turn this season around.
This is Brandon Marshall’s debut season with Giants after leaving the depressing NY Jets who now ironically at least have a positive record at 3-2, opposed to the Giant’s 0-5 train wreck of a season opening. With OBJ out at the beginning of the season Marshall was expected to carry the workload and jumpstart the Giants receiving core. With 18 of 33 targets, 154 yard, and 0 touchdowns Brandon Marshall did not kick off this season the way he would’ve liked.
With the next few weeks facing the Giants against the Broncos, Seahawks, and Rams it is pretty safe to say that if you have anyone from the Giants in your fantasy team it is time to start trading, that is if anyone will accept. For the Giants, this year is starting to look a bit too similar to the 2008 Lions season, ending in 0-16.
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