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If you thought last season's facemask of New York Giants' Defensive End and Captain Justin Tuck was over the top, then you might find his new design slightly terrifying. His new facemask looks like something out of a comic book. You may ask yourself how a facemask so bulky could prove beneficial. Well Tuck explains that there is actually a reason for the new design; it's not just to be flashy or stand out from the other players, though it certainly does that also. Tuck revealed that his opponents were aware of his nagging neck injury and would grab his facemask in an attempt to aggravate it further by jerking his head to the side. Justin got together with the Giants' equipment manager and created a design that leaves very little space for fingers to grab on to. // > “We’re just trying to give people not as much surface to be able to grab my face mask” The design was sent to Schutt Sports and was finished this off-season. There were concerns that a facem...
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