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When New York Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks fractured the 5th metatarsal of his right foot, early indications were that he'd likely miss 12 weeks. However, ESPN's Adam Schefter promptly shared word that the fourth-year pro out of North Carolina could only miss 4-6 weeks, and following a successful surgery last Friday, that timetable now seems more realistic.
During a phone conversation on Sunday night, Nicks told head coach Tom Coughlin that he was already "pain free" and would "be back for training camp."
"I said, 'OK, I would accept it if it was maybe a day or two after the start of camp, that’d be fine,' " Coughlin told reporters on Tuesday.
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During a conference call with the media on Thursday, New York Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks made it clear that he believes without a doubt he’ll be ready for their September 5th season opener against the Dallas Cowboys.
“I don’t have any doubt,” said Nicks, when he was asked if he’ll be ready for week one.
I believe the only thing standing in the...
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, New York Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks told head coach Tom Coughlin that he believes he’ll be back in time for training camp.
” ‘I’ll be back for training camp’ were his final words,” said Coughlin.
When Nicks injured himself last week, the Giants said that he’ll be out for the next 12 weeks, which means he’ll be out until...
The Giants have had injuries at the wide receiver position this offseason, with Hakeem Nicks breaking his foot, leaving his status in doubt for the season opener. However, if you ask Head Coach Tom Coughlin, the team has no interest in bringing back a familiar face: free agent wide receiver Plaxico Burress.
Burress was the Giants’ #1 receiver for several years and caught the game...
New York Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora as the support of both Justin Tuck and Mathias Kiwanuka, who both believe he deserves to get paid.
“It’s hard,” Tuck said on ROME, a new show on the CBS Sports Network, per Ralph Vaacchiano of the NY Daily News. “He’s signed a contract and I believe in abiding by that contract, but also I think he’s outplayed that...
If another Victor Cruz wants to raise his hand, coach Tom Coughlin is taking applications to be the next out-of-nowhere star receiver to emerge for the Giants. The team hasn't hit the panic button with Hakeem Nicks undergoing surgery last week to repair a broken right foot. Coughlin is holding out hope the veteran can return by training camp. In the meantime, he's using...
According to ESPN’s Sal Paolantonio, both the New York Giants and defensive end Osi Umenyiora have been talking, but they remain far apart in agreeing on a new contract.
“Open dialogue between him and the Giants. He’d like a new contract. Right now, sides are very far apart,” said Paolantonio per Evan Silva.
I honestly don’t think either side will ever be close...
New York Giants secondary coach/safeties coach Dave Merritt told Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News a story of when he spoke with Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten at the Pro Bowl a couple of years ago.
Merritt said that Witten told him that the Cowboys don’t even bother throwing the ball in safety Kenny Phillips’ direction.
“Witten told me when I...
Maybe Plax and T.O can have a reality show?
Because it looks like they both will be out of work this season.
The Giants tried to bring back former receiving star Plaxico Burress once. But they have no plans to do it again.