Originally written on Larry Brown Sports  |  Last updated 6/13/12

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - OCTOBER 11: Justin Tuck #91 of the New York Giants sacks JaMarcus Russell #2 of the Oakland Raiders during the game on October 11, 2009 at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

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 year. The photo on the right, which Paul Lukas of Uni Watch shared on Twitter, is supposedly the facemask that Tuck plans to wear this season. That should keep him safe.

If you ever combined this facemask with the chrome helmets Oregon wore during the Rose Bowl, running backs would probably run the other way when they saw Tuck coming.

H/T Shutdown Corner
Photo credit: Jim O’Connor-US PRESSWIRE

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