In the future after Colts quarterback Nick Foles was injured in Sunday’s loss, Indianapolis interim coach Jeff Saturday strongly criticized New York Giants defensive finish Kayvon Thibodeaux’s snow angel sack celebration, calling it “tasteless” and “trash.”
Foles was injured within the second quarter of the Giants’ 38-10 win at MetLife Stadium when Thibodeaux delivered a blindside hit that triggered Foles to land on the ball with the defensive finish touchdown on high of him. As Foles lay on the turf writhing in ache, Thibodeaux launched right into a prolonged celebration, doing faux snow angels on the bottom straight adjoining to the injured Foles as involved Colts teammates encircled their quarterback.
“Tasteless from the celebration afterward,” Saturday stated Monday afternoon. “Simply trash. Not a fan of it in any respect.”
Thibodeaux stated after the sport he did not notice Foles was injured on the time, saying, “After a sack, you have a good time … I feel once I did notice he was damage, that is after we began getting up. If you find yourself doing the celebration, you aren’t seeking to see who’s doing what. I hope he will get properly and I hope he’s all proper.”
Saturday additionally took exception to a different facet of the play: the truth that none of his gamers intervened throughout Thibodeaux’s extended show.
“Disenchanted from the O-line perspective and teammates normally,” stated Saturday, a former Colts Professional Bowl middle. “We shield our personal. Y’all know me. I have been right here a very long time. I am simply going to tread frivolously. Clearly, I did not prefer it in any respect. That is the place I will depart it.”
Saturday described Foles as “actually sore on that complete aspect of his physique. Clearly, he took a large shot there and landed on the ball. So, numerous ache and he’ll be down this week.”
With Foles out, Sam Ehlinger will begin at quarterback within the Colts’ season finale in opposition to the Houston Texans, Saturday stated. Matt Ryan, who was inactive Sunday, might be his backup.