Giants place cornerback Janoris Jenkins on injured reserve

New York Giants cornerback Janoris Jenkins (20) runs back an interception as Kansas City Chiefs' Tyreek Hill (10) pursues during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

%name Giants place cornerback Janoris Jenkins on injured reserve

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) The New York Giants have placed cornerback Janoris Jenkins on injured reserve.

The Giants announced the move Wednesday, saying that Jenkins is having ankle surgery. He was hurt on Thanksgiving in a loss to the Redskins.

Defensive tackle Khyri Thornton was signed and took his place on the roster for Sunday’s game in Oakland.

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