A more than sensitive situation was experienced in the NFL, which left terrible images. In the second week of the American football league, the New York Giants vs. Washington Football Team; and within the crash, Nick Gates suffered a terrible injury to his left leg. The magnitude of the blow was so great that official television decided not to repeat the incident.
The captain of the New York Giants presented a fracture and had to undergo surgery this Friday, the day after his accident in the game that ended up losing his team 30 to 29. The blow from the left guard had no repetition in the game. transmission of the NFL Network, in order to avoid any action that violates sensitivities.
The screams of the 25-year-old were inconsolable and that would be one of the reasons why the TV signal decided not to broadcast the replay of the play. The official NFL channel broadcast once and in slow motion.
How it happened? Gates attempted a defensive tackle off Jonathan Allen, but ended up entangling himself with the player. The pain was so bad that the medical staff rushed to the playing field; after that, he was replaced, but received the support of his teammates and even rivals.
“Nick is a fighter, a leader. He is our captain for a reason. But seeing him shot down, you can see the impact he had on the team “Saquon Barkley of the Giants said. In addition to his partner, the team coach highlighted the importance of the captain on the field of play: “I can’t say enough about Nick in terms of what he does for the team. How he works, the energy, the spirit and the competitiveness that he brings on a daily basis. It is an all-inclusive type of equipment. He has been a great leader for this team. It comes out and I didn’t blink once. “
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