Originally posted on The Other Paper  |  Last updated 5/31/13
Tom Coughlin's ruddy face seemed just a little redder than usual on Thursday. And it had nothing to do with the 90-plus degree temperatures heating up the air around the New York Giants practice. The Giants coach was steaming from the inside after his wideout Hakeem Nicks missed another OTA session without any explanation.  The big-play receiver was once again a no-show at the Giants' voluntary offseason training program — as he has been for the last two weeks — after telling Coughlin  he would be there. "At one point, Hakeem told me that he was going to be here, and then he was not here," the head coach said. "Now, the strictest interpretation, as everybody knows, is it’s a voluntary program." Coughlin knows he can’t make anyone attend a round of training sessions that are not mandatory. But Nicks’ absence, he said, is frustrating. He said he was "certainly" disappointed in the receiver’s unkempt promise to be there. "It’d be great to have all of our...
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