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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- Giants defensive captain Justin Tuck and reserve running back Brandon Jacobs are inactive for New York's game against the Seattle Seahawks.
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Turns out that when the Giants listed Brandon Jacobs and Justin Tuck as “doubtful,” they weren’t doing so sarcastically or ironically. The two big cogs to the Giants’ successes have officially been scratched from today’s game as inactive. They are two of four players who are not playing due to injury. The other two we already knew about: David Baas (neck) and Prince Amukamara (foot).
Former Giants middle linebacker says 'you need to be out there'
RENTON — The Giants’ running game may be a little less dynamic against the Seahawks on Sunday.
Brandon Jacobs is listed as doubtful on the Giants injury report, with ESPN’s Adam Schefter reporting that Jacobs has a sprained MCL. Defensive end Justin Tuck is also listed as doubtful with groin and neck injuries. Cornerback Prince Amukamara (foot...
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Giants RB Brandon Jacobs‘ swollen knee is being classified as a minor MCL sprain. He is doubtful for Sunday’s game vs the Seahawks. More to come.
DE Justin Tuck (neck) is also doubtful this week. Our insider Mike Garafolo is reporting that it is the groin strain, not the neck, that is the reason why he is not practicing today.
C David Baas (neck) has been...
Former Giants defensive captain Antonio Pierce was critical towards his old team’s decision to hold Brandon Jacobs and Justin Tuck out of yesterday’s game.
“To me if you don’t have an injury that needs surgery, or that’s severe, you need to be out there,” Pierce said on ESPN Radio this morning. “I don’t really know and I don’t want to question guys but if you are...
Jacobs suffering from sprained knee ligament
Former Giants linebacker and ESPN analyst Antonio Pierce took a swipe at both Justin Tuck and running back Brandon Jacobs yesterday for sitting out the Giants 36-25 loss to the Seattle Seahawks. Tuck has missed the last two games with an injured neck and injured groin. Jacobs sat out the Seattle game with a sprained MCL. Pierce, in an interview on ESPN Radios Mike & Mike...
Giants defensive captain Justin Tuck and reserve running back Brandon Jacobs are inactive for New York's game against the Seattle Seahawks. It marked the second straight game Tuck has missed with neck and groin injuries and the third overall this season for the defensive end. Two-time Pro Bowler Osi Umenyiora returned from an injury last week and started for Tuck.
The New York Giants backfield went into "next guy up" mode Friday as Brandon Jacobs was deemed doubtful for Sunday's game against Seattle with a sprained left MCL.
Justin Tuck was unaware of Antonio Pierce’s comments when he was asked about them in the locker room today. He was quickly briefed by reporters and said that if Pierce has anything to say he should get Tuck on the phone.
As expected, C David Baas, DE Justin Tuck and RB Brandon Jacobs are all inactive for today’s game vs Seattle.
Also inactive today are: CB Prince Amukamara, OL Mitch Petrus, OL James Brewer and WR Michael Clayton.
Rookie RB Da’Rel Scott, inactive for the first four games of the season, will be active today.