Originally written on Philly Sports Live  |  Last updated 6/13/12

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - OCTOBER 25: Justin Tuck #91 of the New York Giants gets the crowd going against the Arizona Cardinals on October 25, 2009 at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)
New York Giants defensive end Justin Tuck will be wearing a new foul-proof facemask when the season starts. It’s designed to send a message to opponents: “Go ahead, just try to stick your fingers inside. I’ll take them with me.” The new design has five horizontal bars and 12 diagonal bars. He wore it during practice. Tuck introduced an upgraded facemask last October when he suspected opponents tried to aggravate his neck injury by sticking their fingers in his old facemask and pulling. It looked like a grill.  
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