View Photo Gallery: Travis Beckum is helped off after tearing his anterior cruciate ligament in the second quarter.

Updated at 10:15 p.m.

New York Giants tight end Travis Beckum tore his anterior cruciate ligament early in the second quarter of Super Bowl XLVI on Sunday night. In the second half, tight end Jake Ballard hurt his knee and left the game.

With the Giants driving and leading 9-3, Beckum met a defender as he was running a route and fell to the ground in a heap. He had to be helped off by trainers. Beckum had five catches for 93 yards and a touchdown in the regular season, seven catches for 45 yards in the playoff.

Ballard tore meniscus in his knee.

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