Found August 10, 2013 on Pro Football Zone:
The New York Giants announced that wide receiver Hakeem Nicks and defensive end Justin Tuck won’t be playing in tonight’s preseason game against the Steelers. Below is the complete list of players that won’t be dressing. OL - James Brewer (concussion) WR - Brandon Collins (hamstring) FB - Henry Hynoski (PUP-knee) DT - Markus Kuhn (PUP-knee) WR - Hakeem Nicks (groin) DE - Justin Tuck (back) DE - Jason Pierre-Paul (PUP-back) OT - Justin Pugh (concussion) G - Chris Snee (hip) S - Cooper Taylor (hamstring) CB - Terrell Thomas (knee/hamstring) RB - Ryan Torain (concussion)   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Nicks, Tuck won’t play against the Steelers appeared first on Pro Football Zone.

Giants “toying” with Justin Tuck at linebacker

  According to Conor Orr of the Newark Star-Ledger, Giants defensive end Justin Tuck was seen lining up at linebacker at times during practice. As a defensive end, he is most commonly seen with his hand in the grass, a typical three-point stance. But during that practice, he was lining up as a roaming, stand-up rush end. In the past two seasons, Tuck has played a handful of snaps...

Hakeem Nicks Will Not Play Saturday

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Justin Tuck and Hakeem Nicks sit out Giants' preseason opener

Veterans Justin Tuck and Hakeem Nicks did not play in the New York Giants' preseason opener against the Pittsburg Steelers on Saturday night, according to's Marc Sessler. Nicks missed the last week of practice due to a groin injury, and at it appears the Giants were just taking precautions with the veteran receiver by having him sit out Saturday's action. "...

Giants’ Justin Tuck, Hakeem Nicks uncertain for preseason opener

While New York Giants defensive lineman Justin Tuck said his back ailment felt better today, he sat out from practice for the second day in a row due to the injury. As such, head coach Tom Coughlin told reporters – including Michael Eisen of – that he’s not sure if Tuck or wide receiver Hakeem Nicks (groin) will suit up for tomorrow’s preseason opener. “Today...

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Giants' Coughlin: 'Nobody saw' Tuck's injury coming

While Justin Tuck sat out practice on Wednesday because of back tightness coach Tom Coughlin said he felt the veteran defensive end would return Thursday. But Tuck didn’t progress the way the Giants would have liked. “He’s not quite as nifty and nimble as we had hoped” Coughlin said. “We’ll have to see [about playing in Saturday’s preseason opener]. I actually thought...

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Damontre Moore hopes to join Giants’ list of ‘tremendous’ pass rushers

New York Giants’ third round draft selection Damontre Moore hopes to one day join the long list of outstanding defensive ends drafted and developed by the Giants. Moore was one of the best players on the field during the Giants’ 18-13 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers Saturday night and has the potential to someday join Michael Strahan, Osi Umenyiora and current teammates Justin...

Giants getting healthier

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NFL will no longer allow extreme custom face masks

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