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September 19, 2012

Charlotte product and Giants WR Nicks out vs. Panthers

Still recovering from foot surgery in late May, New York Giants WR Hakeem Nicks will miss Thursday night's game against the Carolina Panthers.

Nicks, the former Independence High School and University of North Carolina standout, has sat out of practice all week and did not participate in walk-throughs today. He's been rehabbing his surgically repaired right foot after fracturing his fifth metatarsal during OTAs.

He caught 10 passes for 199 yards Sunday against Tampa Bay. The Giants had been easing him back into the rotation since the final preseason game of the season.

The Giants will also be missing the services of WR Domenik Hixon, leaving Ramses Barden and Rueben Randle to play across from WR Victor Cruz.

OL David Diehl and RB Ahmad Bradshaw are also listed as out for the Giants on Thursday night.

--Jonathan Jones

Posted by Observer Sports on September 19, 2012 at 04:08 PM | Permalink

Comments

We are still underdogs. +1.5

Posted by: Ray Finkle | Sep 19, 2012 4:23:30 PM

I think your spread is stale. I've seen us as a pick or at -1.

Posted by: SCB | Sep 19, 2012 5:01:44 PM

This is good and bad. Good for the Panthers, whose improved secondary should easily lock down every WR not named Cruz. Bad for my fantasy team. Without Hicks, my best receivers are Darren Sproles and Santana Moss. I'll gladly sacrifice a fantasy victory for a Panthers one though.

Posted by: J | Sep 19, 2012 5:10:38 PM

I'm missing Nicks in fantasy too but playing Stewart and trusting in the Panthers Defense. Crossing fingers, looks to be a good game.

Posted by: Lara Spicer | Sep 20, 2012 8:35:37 AM

I still think panthers would beat giants! We have a heck of a team this year!!

Posted by: Hunter Doby | Sep 20, 2012 9:01:44 AM

Marty Hurney is a no-talent ass clown

Posted by: Blake Abbott | Sep 23, 2012 3:23:44 PM

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