Found June 14, 2012 on Busted Coverage:

Justin Tuck knows his new facemask is about to be a trendsetter. “Let’s see how long it takes before they are making my face mask and seeking it,” he wrote on Twitter. Couldn’t agree more. Pretty soon you’ll just have dudes in Roman armor running 4.4 40s.


Does this even count? Just look at the Astros pathetic lineup.


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Justin Tuck debuts new facemask

The facemask the Giants defensive lineman wore last season (left) didn't prevent opponents from grabbing it, so Tuck has a new one that's even more over-the-top.

Justin Tuck has an insanely protective new facemask (Picture)

Before long, Justin Tuck will be looking through a cage to try to see the football field in front of him. After he returned from a neck injury last season to help the Giants win a Super Bowl, Tuck had quite a few extra bars on his facemask to protect his neck from being jammed or poked at. The photo on the left that you see above shows Tuck’s facemask during the postseason last...

The most questionable facemasks in NFL history

Big news broke this week when Justin Tuck's new facemask design was released via Twitter. The sight of the design got me thinking about some of the most ridiculous/fantastic facemasks that have been worn over the years, and I thought I'd pick a few that I think stand above all others. 5. Peyton Hillis' Extra Hump I don't know if there's a utilitarian purpose...

Ballad of Ballard: Coughlin crushed, Belichick delighted

Giants coach Tom Coughlin wasn't pleased with the loss of talented, young but injured tight end Jake Ballard on waivers. The team attempted to slide Ballard, who had 38 receptions and averaged 15.9 yards per catch in 2011, his second pro season, through on waivers after failing a physical. The goal was to bring Ballard back and place him on injured reserve. By first clearing...

Keith Rivers says the Giants got a steal when they traded for him

Linebacker Keith Rivers believes he could be a steal for the New York Giants, since they only gave up a fifth round pick in exchange for him this offseason. “I was the ninth pick in the draft,” Rivers said yesterday. “Anywhere near that [level of play for the Giants] and it’s beyond a steal. It’s armed robbery.” If Rivers plays well this season, he may receiver a nice...

Terrell Thomas excited as Giants close camp

Tom Coughlin didn't waste a lot of time talking to the Super Bowl-champion New York Giants after their minicamp ended. His comments Thursday lasted roughly just over three minutes, and the advice was the same he has given for decades. Enjoy the next six weeks, work out, lift some weights and be ready for the start of training camp July 27 at the University at Albany. Of course...

Justin Tuck and Some Celebrities Played Pool…

…and I was on the red carpet to take it all in. With an all star cast of teammates including , other NFL players including Ryan Grant, and several Hollywood and reality tv types like Cake Boss Buddy Velastro, and Vivica Fox, the event was chock full of celebrities ready to rack balls for a good cause. Anthony Anderson played host for the night, and is clearly on a weight loss...

David Diehl will likely miss the start of training camp

Getty Images New York Giants left tackle David Diehl was officially charged with two counts of Driving Under the Influence on Monday after being arrested for suspicion of DUI in Queens, NY on Sunday evening. Diehl was arraigned Monday morning before Queens Criminal Court judge Lenora Gerald and released on his own recognizance. He faces up to one year in jail and/or a $1,000 fine...

Bill Belichick Refutes Breaking 'Unwritten Rules' in Signing Jake Ballard Away From Giants

Bill Belichick was able to exact little bit of revenge on the New York Giants for their Super Bowl victory, on Tuesday. But the move left a sour taste in the mouth of Giants head coach Tom Coughlin on Wednesday afternoon. The Patriots claimed recently jettisoned Giants tight end Jake Balled off waivers on Tuesday, after the Giants let go of the injured tight end. Ballard is coming...

Patriots claim TE Ballard off waivers from Giants

The New England Patriots have claimed tight end Jake Ballard off waivers from the New York Giants. Also, the Patriots placed rookie tight end Brad Herman on injured reserve Tuesday. Ballard, 24, spent two seasons with the Giants after being signed as a rookie free agent out of Ohio State in 2010. He was released by the Giants on Monday after he failed a physical. Ballard tore the...

Patriots pick up Jake Ballard

According to Jake Ballard’s agent Blake Baratz, his client was claimed off waivers by the New England Patriots on Tuesday. Ballard was waived on Monday by the New York Giants, who were likely going to place him on injured reserve once he cleared waivers, but he didn’t. Ballard likely won’t play a down in 2012 for the Patriots, since he’s still recovering from offseason microfracture su...

Patriots claim Jake Ballard off waivers

Getty Images According to Jake Ballard’s agent Blake Baratz, his client was claimed off waivers by the New England Patriots on Tuesday. Ballard was waived on Monday by the New York Giants, who were likely going to place him on injured reserve once he cleared waivers, but he didn’t. Ballard likely won’t play a down in 2012 for the Patriots, since he’s still recovering from...

Patriots Claim TE Ballard

The New England Patriots were awarded New York Giants tight end Jake Ballard off the waiver wire, the team announced.
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