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NFL Injury Report:
New York Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks was an unexpected
absence from Thursday’s practice, earning him a questionable tag as the team
prepares for Sunday’s showdown with the New Orleans Saints. However, the wide
receiver is expected to play despite his knee injury.
Tyler Sash and Travis Beckum are OUT - Kenny Phillips is doubtful - Hakeem Nicks is Questionable for Sunday's game vs. the Saints
— New York Giants (@Giants) December 7, 2012
Nicks has been hampered by knee issues all season, as he’s
been limited to nine games this season due to injury. When he has managed to
suit up he’s been impacted by his knee ailment, as he’s only accounted for 46
receptions for 585 yards and two touchdowns this season. While not awful stats,
Nicks has reached and surpasses the 1,000 yards receiving plateau in each of
the past two seasons, while catching 18 TD passes from 2010-11.
The Giants have ruled several players out against the
Saints, including safety Tyler Sash (hamstring) and tight end Travis Beckum
(knee), while safety Kenny Phillips is doubtful due to a knee injury.
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Fantasy Football News - Fantasy owners were counting on a healthy Nicks to show up for the playoffs and news on Thursday was that Nicks did not practice due to a sore knee. After practicing on Wednesday, it was a bit of a surprise to learn he wasn’t on the field Thursday. Every one can take a sigh of relief, Nicks was back on the practice field for the Giants on Friday.
New York Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks underwent X-rays
following yesterday’s 52-27 romp over the New Orleans Saints, but he told
reporters, including Jenny Vrentas of The New Jersey Star-Ledger, that he “checked
Nicks needed X-rays after the game, though he didn’t say on
what body part. He said they checked out fine, though. Nicks also admitted to
New York Giants wideout Hakeem Nicks (knee) practiced Friday after missing Thursday due to knee soreness.Fantasy Spin:Nicks has been dealing with a sore knee since Week 2 but it had been improving until Thursday, when the problem popped up again. Be prepared with another option in case Nicks can't go Sunday, but right now The Bergen Record suggests the Giants now have "guarded...
Giants receiver Hakeem Nicks (knee) caught four passes for 67 yards and a score Sunday against the Saints but needed X-rays after the game. SOURCE: Mike Garafolo, USA TodayFantasy Spin:Garafolo noted that it doesn't mean much yet, as the Giants might just be checking how Nicks' knee held up after playing a full game Sunday. We should have more information Monday.
New York Giants wideout Hakeem Nicks (knee) didn't practice Thursday due to knee soreness. SOURCE: Jenny Vrentas, Newark Star-LedgerFantasy Spin:Nicks has been dealing with a sore knee since Week 2 but it had been improving until Thursday, when the problem popped up again. "Hopefully it will subside, and he'll be ready to go," Giants coach Tom Coughlin said. Be...
Giants receiver Hakeem Nicks (knee) is expected to play Sunday against the Saints. SOURCE: Jason La Canfora, CBSSports.comFantasy Spin:Nicks has been dealing with a sore knee since Week 2 but it had been improving until Thursday, when the problem popped up again. Fortunately, Nicks is questionable but doesn't appear to be a true game-time decision, meaning owners can confidently...
New York Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks (knee) and Kenny Phillips (knee) were held out of today’s practice due to soreness.
Hakeem Nicks sat out with a sore knee. Coughlin hopes pain will subside and Nicks will be fine. See more tomorrow
— Ohm Youngmisuk (@NotoriousOHM) December 6, 2012
Coughlin said Kenny Phillips’ knee is sore too.
— Ohm Youngmisuk (@NotoriousOHM) December...
New York Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks and safety Kenny
Phillips each missed practice Thursday due to knee injuries, while linebacker
Jacquian Williams, who’s been out since Oct., suited up for the second day in a
Nicks didn’t appear on the team’s initial injury report and
was able to practice Wednesday. However, the wide receiver was dealing with
New Orleans Saints backup running back Chris Ivory is inactive for Sunday's game against the New York Giants with a hamstring injury.
Ivory was hurt late this week in practice and was not listed on the Saints' injury report until Saturday.
Giants receiver Hakeem Nicks (knee) is once against active despite missing practice time. New York welcomes back linebacker Jacquian...
The New York Giants got a big win over the Saints on Sunday, but it came with a cost. Both running back Ahmad Bradshaw and cornerback Prince Amukamara came away banged up.
“Well, I’m sure he is going to be sore as he always is, but he was able to go back in,” said Giants coach Tom Coughlin. Rookie David Wilson was in at running back down the stretch, but when asked if Bradshaw...
New York Giants rookie RB David Wilson ran a kickoff back 97 yards for a TD, and banged in two more for 327 Total yards.
"To come up and have a breakout game like this is an excellent feeling," Wilson said. "You want to have a good game every game. I went out there and my teammates went out there and we played great and put up 50 points."
The final score of...