3:09 PM ET
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — A scary moment unfolded on Sunday at MetLife Stadium when New York Giants wide receiver C.J. Board needed to be immobilized and carted off the field after taking a hit against the Washington Football Team.
The Giants later said that Board has a concussion and a sprained neck. He was taken to a local hospital for further evaluation.
After the Giants’ 20-19 victory — the team’s first of the season — coach Joe Judge said the feedback he had received on Board was “pretty positive” overall.
“That was a relief,” Judge said.
Wide receiver Darius Slayton said he believed that Board would be released from the hospital Sunday night. A source told ESPN that it was not believed Board suffered a serious injury to his neck or spine.
“The one thing I can say, good-news-wise, is that even on the field, he was moving, he was conscious, he was responding,” Judge said. “He had movement in all his extremities. They obviously had to have some precautions with what they were doing.”
Board attempted to make a catch early in the third quarter when he was