Amidst a wave of seemingly endless negative injury news, the New York Giants did see one bit of positive come from their team-wide injury situation on Monday as wide receiver Hakeem Nicks returned to padded practice for the first time since breaking the 5th metatarsal in his right foot 12 weeks ago. However, despite his return, the chances remain slim-to-none that he’ll play in either of the remaining two preseason games.
“He seemed to be pretty good,” said Tom Coughlin. “He seemed to feel good and moved around well and did a good job with it…I don’t know [if he’ll play in the preseason]. We’ll see. We’re going to go slow to make sure that there’s never a setback. He’s very anxious to do more, but we’ll go slow.”
Nicks, who acknowledged excitement before practice, said it felt good to get back out their with his teammates, but that he was going to take it slow in effort to avoid a re-injury or any type of setback. And like Coughlin, he’s uncertain about his potential availability f