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Earlier in the week we talked about the likelihood of Hakeem Nicks suiting up for the Giants. Now his replacement, Ramses Barden, might be doubtful too with a concussion.
“He complained of a headache and asked if he could be evaluated,” Coughlin said, via the team. “They sent him for the evaluation yesterday. I think a lot of the symptoms were okay, but there was enough there to slow him down. He is on the (concussion) protocol.”
So the Browns secondary might get a much-needed break in having to watch Victor Cruz and a bunch of guys further down the depth chart. If Nicks and Barden can’t go, that removes the second and third most receiving yards on the team from the roster that will face the Browns. The next group of names on the depth chart are Domenik Hixon, Reuben Randle and Jerrel Jernigan.
Interesting, though, that the NFL and concussions have at least gotten to the point that a player was willing to ask to be evaluated and at least as far as we know, hasn’t been ostracized by teammates or team staff.
[Related: Giants receiver Nicks in doubt for Browns game]
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Question marks continue to surround New York Giants wide receivers, as Hakeem Nicks and Ramses Barden each missed practice yesterday.
Nicks continued to be sidelined by injuries to his knee and foot, while Barden
was still feeling the effects of a concussion he suffered during a Week 4
matchup against the Philadelphia Eagles.
Nicks is reportedly moving better on his...
Yesterday it was reported that New York Giants wide
receivers Hakeem Nicks and Ramses Barden were questionable for the team’s Week
5 matchup against the Cleveland Browns. While Barden is still questionable as
he deals with concussion symptoms, the Giants have ruled Nicks out for Sunday,
reports Greg Rosenthal of NFL.com.
Nicks continues to be slowed by a knee injury...
Giants WR Hakeem Nicks Ruled Out For Week 5 Game vs Browns -
Hakeem Nicks (foot, knee) has been ruled out for Week 5 versus the Browns. Coach Tom Coughlin pointed to a combination of knee and foot soreness, although the Giants insist there’s been no setback with his surgically repaired foot. Doctors are hoping the extra rest will do him good. At this point, we’re more concerned...
Is it the foot, or is it the knee? Well, both, I guess. Nicks had a foot problem originally that the Giants were waiting to heal. In the meantime, his knee has apparently started to swell. The Browns will face another team without Joe Haden this week as they face off against the New York Giants, but as the week goes it seems more and more likely that the Browns won’t have to face...
Hakeem Nicks (knee/foot) will miss a second straight game this weekend, opening the door for Domenik Hixon in all formats. If you’re a Nicks owner, stop reading this, pick up Hixon, and come back.
Go get him.
OK, now that that’s taken care of, here are some pro Hixon numbers for you. He was constantly targeted last week against a pretty decent secondary in Philly. He caught 6...
Giants receiver Tom Coughlin said Monday that Hakeem Nicks' sore knee isn't any better than last week, according to Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News.Fantasy Spin:Nicks sat out Week 3 with foot soreness and Week 4 with knee soreness. At this point it's looking like he's going to miss Week 5 as well.
According to Ohm Youngmusuk of ESPNNewYork.com, Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks won’t practice today. Head coach Tom Coughlin isn’t sure if he’ll even practice on Thursday.
The good news is that Coughlin says Nicks has walked around fine, but the bad news is that his knee is still swollen.
Giants wide receiver's Hakeem Nicks (Foot, Knee) and Ramses Barden (Concussion) will both sit out this Sunday against the Browns.
They both currently dealing with injuries while Hakeem Nicks has a swollen knee that hasn't completely healed and Ramses Barden suffered a concussion last Sunday night.
They will have to deal with Victor Cruz, Dominek Hixon, Rueben Randle and...
New York Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks won't play in
Sunday's game against Cleveland because of recurring foot and knee
After missing a week three game against the Carolina Panthers due to a quick turnaround, New York Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks was expected to be ready for a week four meeting with the Philadelphia Eagles. He wasn't. And not because of his foot, but because his left knee had developed some unexpected swelling. Now, with a near must-win game looming against the Cleveland...
New York Giants rookie wide receiver Rueben Randle has come under some criticism after last week's game. Some, including fellow wide receiver Victor Cruz, have questioned his work ethic and maturity level. But after injuries suffered by starter Hakeem Nicks (knee) and Ramses Barden (concussion), Randle may get his chance this Sunday against the Browns to prove his head is in...
The NFL injuries are mounting as we make our way into the second quarter of the 2012 NFL season, and seeing such marquee names including Greg Jennings, Hakeem Nicks and Jake Locker all ruled out on the NFL Week 5 Injury Report is a telling sign that nobody is safe from missing time in 2012.
The Green Bay Packers ruled Jennings out for Sunday’s game against the Indianapolis Colts...