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Antonio Pierce believes that the New York Giants need their injured players back on the field.
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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 [...]
Justin Tuck may scoff at Antonio Pierce's implication that the New York Giants player's toughness was being questioned because he didn't take the field and "doesn't have an injury that needs surgery or is that severe," but he is shaking his head because the same type of neck injury ended Pierce's career two years ago.
On a Monday radio show, Pierce...
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 ...
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...
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.
http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/football/giants/2011/10/12/2011-10-12_tuck_says_hes_up_to_his_neck_with_pierce.htmlJustin Tuck is sidelined with a neck injury that former teammate Antonio Pierce questions.By Ralph Vacchiano - NY Dailynews 10/12/11
Former Giants linebacker and ESPN analyst Antonio Pierce took a swipe at both Justin Tuck and running back Brandon Jacobs yesterday for sitting out the Giants 36-25 loss to the Seattle Seahawks. Tuck has missed the last two games with an injured neck and injured groin. Jacobs sat out the Seattle game with a sprained MCL. Pierce, in an interview on ESPN Radios Mike & Mike...
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 ...
After Justin Tuck was told that he was criticized earlier today by his former teammate, he suggested that Antonio Pierce needed to give him a call.
Not long afterward, the two had a conversation. And while Tuck said the controversy is “water under the bridge,” he also said there’s “no ...
Justin Tuck was unaware of Antonio Pierce’s comments when he was asked about them in the locker room today. He was quickly briefed by reporters and said that if Pierce has anything to say he should get Tuck on the phone.
After seeing the Giants lose to the lowly Seahawks on Sunday, it was evident that they could have used the services of Justin Tuck and Brandon Jacobs. Ahmad Bradshaw was unable to get anything significant going on the ground and Marshawn Lynch ran all over the New York defense. While you would think the Giants [...]
Antonio Pierce's career ended 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. In an interview on ESPN Radio, Pierce wasn't sympathetic to Tuck and Brandon Jacobs' injuries and said both need to find a way to get on 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,...