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Neither Nicks nor Cruz show for physicals Monday

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There will be other minicamps tomorrow, and there will be other stories.

Some of which have been beaten nearly as close to death.

According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, Giants wide receivers Hakeem Nicks and Victor Cruz were no-shows for team physicals Monday in advance of Tuesday’s mandatory minicamp.

As a practical matter, it might not matter.

Cruz hasn’t signed a contract, and until he does, he can’t be fined for being absent. Nicks can be fined, up to $66,150 if he skips all three days.

But Nicks could also roll in first thing in the morning and take a physical if need be.

That might be the plan, as quarterback Eli Manning said he had exchanged texts with Nicks, and expects to see him Tuesday (via Tom Rock of Newsday).

We’ll find out tomorrow, when the Giants take the field.

Unless of course the rest of the noise deafens us.

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14 Responses to “Neither Nicks nor Cruz show for physicals Monday”
  1. onbucky96 says: Jun 10, 2013 7:00 PM

    Why, what happened? Peace in the Middle East? Favre and Thompson hug it out? Scott Boras grow a heart? Oh. Saint Timmy signed. Great, unleash the media hoards upon New England. Cue the hippe Tebowians to load up their buses, ROAD TRIP! But Cruz, no deal means no mini camp. Nicks is healing up from knee surgery, so no mini camp. Shut it Tom.

  2. ctp603 says: Jun 10, 2013 7:04 PM

    These two wouldn’t last five seconds with this no call, no show nonsense at a “normal” job. Let’s go fellas, punch in and get to work already.

  3. Mr. Wright 212 says: Jun 10, 2013 7:04 PM

    Non issue…

  4. myeaglescantwin says: Jun 10, 2013 8:16 PM

    Two 3rd rounders fir Nicks and a big ol contract..

    seeya in philly big guy

  5. justintuckrule says: Jun 10, 2013 8:19 PM

    I’m a Giant fan and, if I were either of them, I’d holdout. They won’t have any more leverage then now and together.

  6. Giantspunk213 says: Jun 10, 2013 8:55 PM

    I prefer Nicks to stay as far away from the field as possible until the regular season. Stay healthy and be ready week 1.

  7. duncanthecat says: Jun 10, 2013 9:00 PM

    Pay the men.

  8. creamsiclecannon says: Jun 10, 2013 9:00 PM

    As a bucs fan and seeing first hand this year Nicks is a man among boys.

  9. bookofelisha10 says: Jun 10, 2013 9:13 PM

    no worries here- we all know when it comes time to it theyll be ready to burn dallas again. we will see a salsa week one..and nicks needs every bit of recovery time..guys a human hangstring pull all he does is get hurt

  10. bookofelisha10 says: Jun 10, 2013 9:14 PM

    no worries here- we all know when it comes time to it theyll be ready to burn dallas again. we will see a salsa week one..and nicks needs every bit of recovery time..guys a human hamstring pull all he does is get hurt

  11. spedman24 says: Jun 10, 2013 10:52 PM

    Giants are funny. These guys should have been paid years ago….giants don’t care about their players. Btw, looks like Mara got a hold of mike florio too, bc all my giants comments get deleted

  12. necr0philia says: Jun 10, 2013 11:23 PM

    Judging from the picture, they are 2gether at home hugging!

  13. canesgiants says: Jun 11, 2013 9:38 AM

    years ago shortbus?? how many yhears do u think these guys have been playing.

  14. justintuckrule says: Jun 11, 2013 12:04 PM

    spedman24 says:
    Jun 10, 2013 10:52 PM
    Giants are funny. These guys should have been paid years ago….giants don’t care about their players. Btw, looks like Mara got a hold of mike florio too, bc all my giants comments get deleted
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    That’s a shame. You’re about the only hater that I actually enjoy reading. Funny, original and witty. Keep plugging…and MF….let this man through!

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