Found December 07, 2012 on Fantasy Football Champs:
PLAYERS: Hakeem Nicks
TEAMS: New York Giants
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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 optimism."
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