GIANTS' JASON PIERRE-PAUL NAMES NFC DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK AGAIN
"Jason Pierre-Paul is the NFC defensive player of the week.
The Giants' defensive end was handed the honor for the second time in three
weeks after recording five tackles and two sacks against
the Jets in Saturday's victory.
Pierre-Paul's day was almost a lot more impressive statistically. He had a
third sack overturned by a replay challenge when it was ruled Mark Sanchez
didn't fumble because of the infamous "Tuck Rule."
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Giants coach Tom Coughlin said this morning he is "optimistic" wide receivers
Hakeem Nicks and Mario Manningham (knee) will play on Sunday against the
Coughlin said Nicks strained his hamstring against the Jets and played
through it, though he didn't have that "other gear."
Nicks was having his hamstring stretched often during Saturday's game. He
also stood by the heater on the sideline to keep his legs warm."