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Is that a smile you see on Eli Manning's face? You bet it is. Hakeem Nicks finally showed his own face as the Giants prepare for their mandatory three-day mini-camp at their Timex Performance Center facility Tuesday morning and you know nobody was happier than the Giants quarterback to see his M.I.A. receiver. This was the expected course of action for Nicks, who irked coach Tom Coughlin by not showing up for any of the team’s organized activities the past two weeks, after telling Coughlin he would be there. The OTAs were voluntary — and Nicks could not be fined for missing them — but Manning was hoping he could get an early jump on the season by working out with his favorite target this spring. Nicks would have incurred fines totaling $66,150 if he were to miss all three days of the mandatory camp . Nicks is coming off arthroscopic left knee surgery and was not going to do much, if anything on the field at the OTAs or this minicamp. It remains to be seen if he practices at all the next three days. Last year, Nicks broke his right foot in an OTA practice. He is entering the last year of his contract. Victor Cruz is not going to attend this camp. He cannot be fined because he is not under contract and still trying to hammer out a deal. One dance down and one more salsa to go.
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After skipping last month’s OTA’s, Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks told the media today he’ll be in attendance when training camp opens at the end of next month.
Hakeem Nicks says he sees no reason why he wouldn't be at Giants training camp when it opens in late July.
— Ralph Vacchiano (@RVacchianoNYDN) June 11, 2013
Nicks can’t afford to hold out from training camp...
After missing all nine of the New York Giants' voluntary offseason workouts, veteran wide receiver Hakeem Nicks showed up for the start of the team's mandatory three-day minicamp.
Nicks said he spoke with coach Tom Coughlin on Tuesday morning about his absence, but he would not disclose why he didn't attend the organized team activities despite being pressed by a horde...
The New York Giants 2013 season will be a big transitional year for the franchise, because of a lot of unknowns to sort themselves out at various positions. The first unknown is of course the wide receiver position. Victor Cruz has yet to sign an extension and if he doesn’t sign before the season begins, will put a lot of pressure on the Giants’ front office, because of Hakeem...
According to Ohm Youngmisuk of ESPNNewYork.com, Giants quarterback Eli Manning told him that he’s texted back and forth with wide receiver Hakeem Nicks and expects him to show up for this week’s minicamp.
Eli Manning said he has been texting with Hakeem Nicks and expects the WR to be at minicamp tomorrow.
— Ohm Youngmisuk (@NotoriousOHM) June 10, 2013
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According to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks has reported for this week’s mandatory minicamp.
As expected, Hakeem Nicks has reported for #Giants mandatory minicamp. Not going to be fined $66,150 for being AWOL.
— Chris Mortensen (@mortreport) June 11, 2013
This isn’t a surprise at all, he can’t afford to get fined.
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Hakeem Nicks was nowhere to be found Monday at Giants mini-camp. SOURCE: Adam Schefter, ESPNFantasy Spin:Nicks is playing a dangerous game right now. If he doesn't report to camp tomorrow he could be facing a hefty fine. No reason was given for why Nicks wasn't in attendance but we're guessing it has something to do with the new contract extension he's been hoping for.
Giants receiver Hakeem Nicks has resumed practicing, according to Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News.Fantasy Spin:Nicks reported to Giants minicamp Tuesday to avoid being fined, and confirmed that he won't stage a holdout. Nicks skipped all of New York's voluntary OTAs.
According to Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News, Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks is expected to report to this week’s minicamp since he’s under contract, but Victor Cruz z isn’t expected to show up since he’s not under contract.
The good news is Nicks will likely be at the Giants’ mandatory full-team mini-camp next week – at least “I would expect that he would...
Breakdown down of the show:
Tebow to the Patriots
Pacman Jones arrested
Hakeem Nicks reports to Giants mini camp
Victor Cruz still holding out
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