Found July 17, 2013 on Pro Football Zone:
PLAYERS: Justin Tuck
TEAMS: New York Giants
  New York Giants defensive end Justin Tuck will make an appearance on an episode of “Necessary Roughness,” according to Look for the Giants’ soft-spoken defensive captain when he guest stars on Wednesday night’s episode of “Necessary Roughness,” USA Network’s pro football-centric, one-hour drama series. Tuck was asked what took him so long to do something like this. “I’m not that big of a star,” Tuck said with a chuckle Tuesday. “Sometimes it takes a little longer than you might think. But I got the opportunity to do something different, and I jumped on it. It was a fun experience, and I got an opportunity to work with great people. “I mean, I think everybody in America knows Uncle Jessie.” Tuck was referring to John Stamos, who became a star on the hit shot “Full House” back in the 1980′s and 1990′s. Now in its third season, “Necessary Roughness” is pulling away from the fictional New York Hawks football team to focus on V3, the sports and entertainment agency run by Stamos’ Connor McClane. In the episode airing Wednesday at 10 p.m. ET, McClane hosts Tuck at a charity gala, where the Alabaman walks the red carpet and ribs Terrence “T.K.” King (Mehcad Brooks), the Hawks star who’d missed out on an endorsement deal with Subway, a brand Tuck endorses in real life. The sandwich shop’s signage can be seen in the background. Need NFL Tickets? Loading... The post Justin Tuck will appear on “Necessary Roughness” appeared first on Pro Football Zone.

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