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Kyler Fackrell again ready to help carry the load at linebacker for Giants

Kyler Fackrell during Giants training camp on Aug. 5. Credit: Matthew Swensen/Matthew Swensen

Kyler Fackrell played every defensive snap but one on Sunday, mostly because fellow linebacker Lorenzo Carter left the game with an Achilles injury. Now that Carter is on injured reserve along with another linebacker Oshane Ximines (shoulder), Fackrell said he is ready to carry that workload again against Washington.

"I think that will be the plan moving forward, at least that’s what I’m preparing for," Fackrell said on Wednesday. "I don’t mind it. I would prefer to be on the field. We’re definitely light.