And finally, the dramatic conclusion to my interview yesterday with Giants DE Justin Tuck. You’ve read his thoughts on the injury to Cowboys TE Jason Witten, and you’ve seen the funny conversation we had before hanging up. But Tuck also talked business. Just like his coach Tom Coughlin, Tuck is mindful of those who don’t really think his team will be very good. He hears — but doesn’t focus on — those who think the Giants didn’t actually win in the playoffs last year. If Tuck took all of that to heart, well, he wouldn’t be out there. “I’m looking at it this way… if I listened to what most of your peers say, then I’ll probably sit down and […]
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Justin Tuck prematurely apologized if his words sounded slurred. The Giants DE had just set a Guinness World Record in New York City by leading a group of 250 people in simultaneously making Subway club sandwiches to celebrate avocado season. Those were then donated to City Harvest, a food rescue charity. Now, doing this interview with me over the phone, Tuck was eating another Subway sandwich. “There was a lot of energy, a lot of fun, and a great opportunity to donate 250 sandwiches to City Harvest,” Tuck said. “They took all of those, but now I’m eating another one right now. If you hear my mumble a little bit, that’s what it is.” Good to know. Man, is he polite. […]
The Patriots started the third quarter with a 79-yard touchdown drive, a good sign because they came out and did something to open the third quarter and increase their lead.
Tom Brady was shaken up on the third-quarter sack by Justin Tuck.
In building their 9-0 lead over the New England Patriots in the first quarter, the New York Giants benefited from two key plays. The first came from their defense and the second was a mistake from the Patriots.
One of the biggest reasons the Giants upset the Patriots in Super Bowl XLII was the play of their defensive line. Big Blue is off to a good start in Super Bowl XLVI.
Justin Tuck‘s the Giants’ defensive captain, and he certainly played the part during warmups Sunday.
The Giants finally returned to the practice field, but not before their daily session with the media. Here are some odds and ends from the availability period.
Justin Tuck and Mathias Kiwanuka made the long walk from their team hotel to “NFL Total Access” set Monday, fans fawning along the way. One NFL.com reporter was embedded in the Giants players’ entourage.
Giants defensive end Justin Tuck says replicating the pressure New York put on Tom Brady in Super Bowl XLII — and earlier this season — will be the key to the Giants’ prospects of winning the rematch.
After watching the coaching tape, it becomes evident that “JPP” and fellow edge rusher Justin Tuck were as much responsible for the Giants hanging in with the undefeated Packers as anyone else.
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Star receiver Calvin Johnson’s status is in doubt for the Lions’ home opener against the Chiefs.
Which results from the NFL’s kickoff weekend were a fluke, and which ones were signs of things to come? This weekend’s games should go a long way toward answering that question.
We take an updated look at the status of notable injured players around the NFL.
Now that we’re all up to speed, two current veteran players — Justin Tuck of the Giants and Jeff Saturday of the Colts — joined the Chad Ochocinco discussion Thursday on “NFL Total Access.”