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On Monday morning, former New York Giants linebacker Antonio Pierce made an appearance on ESPN Radio’s Mike and Mike in the Morning. He was asked to give his thoughts on the Giants disappointing loss to the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday. Pierce said something very interesting that really caught me by surprise, because it was a very [...]
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Antonio Pierce believes that the New York Giants need their injured players back on the field.
For the second time this season, a former teammate of Justin Tuck's has called him out publicly for not being on the field. Michael Strahan tweeted during the Sept. 25 Eagles game that Tuck -- who was on the sideline having his neck looked at -- needed to be playing. On Monday Antonio Pierce chimed in on ESPN Radio's "Mike & Mike in the Morning" program.
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Antonio Pierce’s career ended two years ago because of a neck injury, so he knows how deceptively serious they can be.
But he still thinks Justin Tuck needs to find a way to fight through the pain.
Now an ESPN analyst, Pierce took a swipe at both Tuck and running back Brandon Jacobs ...
Justin Tuck says his brief war of words with former teammate Antonio Pierce is “water under the bridge,” and he smiled today when asked about the mini-controversy over his injuries.
But don’t let that fool you.
“Just because you see me smile doesn’t ...
For the second time this season, a former teammate of Justin Tuck’s has called him out publicly for not being on the field. First it was Michael Strahan, who Tweeted during the Eagles game that Tuck – who was on the sideline having his neck looked at – needed to be playing. The two exchanged in some e-banter after the win and appeared to have put the issue behind them.
Giants defensive end Justin Tuck suffered what coach Tom Coughlin called "a setback" in his comeback from injury. He sat out yesterday's practice and is listed as doubtful for tomorrow's game against Seattle with groin and neck woes. "Yes, he did [suffer a setback]. The groin is the irritating thing right now. We'll have to see," Coughlin said of Tuck...
It's funny that the biggest response to Sunday's Giants loss has come from former linebacker Antonio Pierce.
If you haven't yet heard, Pierce offered some harsh words of criticism to Brandon Jacobs and Justin Tuck for not playing through their injuries, which Pierce deemed not serious because they don't require surgery, like he thinks true leaders of the team should...
We wouldn't blame Justin Tuck if he's getting tired of defending himself over the recent injuries that have kept him off the field.
The funny thing about former players - and even some current ones - is they sometimes say things they'd never quietly accept if those things were said about them. And it's not just Antonio Pierce, who chided Justin Tuck and Brandon Jacobs on Monday for not playing through injuries that didn't require surgery. And it's not just his former teammate Michael Strahan,...
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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- Giants defensive captain Justin Tuck and reserve running back Brandon Jacobs are inactive for New York's game against the Seattle Seahawks.
Giants defensive captain Justin Tuck and reserve running back Brandon Jacobs are inactive for New York's game against the Seattle Seahawks. It marked the second straight game Tuck has missed with neck and groin injuries and the third overall this season for the defensive end. Two-time Pro Bowler Osi Umenyiora returned from an injury last week and started for Tuck.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Giants defensive captain Justin Tuck and reserve running back Brandon Jacobs are inactive for New York's game against the Seattle Seahawks.
Seattle cornerback Marcus Trufant is out with lower back spasms.
The New York Giants were without defensive end Justin Tuck and running back Brandon Jacobs against the Seattle Seahawks.