EAST RUTHERFORD (N.J.)rookie offensive lineman The team confirmed that he will miss the 2022 season due to a torn ACL right knee. This was after he was taken off the field during a MetLife Stadium Scrimmage.
McKethan was put on the injured/reserve list, which ended his season.
McKethan was a fifth-round North Carolina pick earlier this year. He was working right tackle for the second team when the injury occurred. Although McKethan was originally being used as a defensive guard, the Giants are short on linemen this season due to injuries and depth concerns.
Friday's Fan Fest scrimmage saw the rookie, weighing in at 6-7 and 335 pounds. He fell to the ground trying to anchor, and then rolled around in pain. It was a lower leg injury, Coach Brian Daboll said.
McKethan's team quickly brought the cart onto the field, and McKethan's colleagues all came over to wish him luck. So did Daboll. McKethan, who was walking on his own, climbed onto the cart and propped his right leg as he exited into the locker room.
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The Giants selected McKethan as the 173rd overall selection this year. He was a part of 43 games, with 37 starts, at UNC. In his last two seasons, he was an honorable mention All ACC. McKethan was considered by the Giants as an interior lineman. He is currently playing with Josh Ezeudu, a former Tar Heels player, and as a second team guard and tackle for them this summer.