Yesterday at Giants 101, we talked about how Justin Tuck wants to be a more consistent player than he was last season. The two-time Pro-Bowler was a shell of his former self for the majority of the 2011 campaign, playing in only twelve games and recording only five sacks. Frankly, there were games in which Justin Tuck was a non-factor in the outcome. Injuries obviously played a major part in Tuck's decreased production. He battled shoulder, neck, and groin injuries for most of the season.
However, today, Tuck revealed why he thinks those injuries may have occurred.
"I definitely didn't work as hard as I should've last year. The lockout was going on. I took a trip to Africa. There were some things I did in the past that I didn't do last summer."
Generally, football players are creatures of habit. Most, if not all, NFL players have extremely structured and regimented workout routines that are built around that start of OTA's, mini camp, and finally the beginning of training...