Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 5/22/13

New York Giants receiver Hakeem Nicks threw a curveball at his coach Tom Coughlin and fans who thought he would be at offseason training activities. After being interviewed the night before and saying he was looking forward to a ‘leadership role’ among the receivers, Nicks was a no-show at Giants OTAs. His absence left Coughlin speechless and very unhappy. The Giants two starting receivers both were noticeably absent and while Victor Cruz wasn’t expected to be there, Nicks threw a curveball no one saw coming. When asked about Nicks, Coughlin replied sharply: "I don't know," Coughlin said. "He should be here." According to Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News, Nicks provided the biggest surprise of the day. Vacchiano writes: ‘Coughlin added that Nicks would have likely worked with some "limitations" to protect the knee he injured last season. None of that happened, however, because Nicks was not in attendance.’

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