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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 10:43:09 -0700
Oakland Raiders DE Justin Tuck said he felt disrespected by his former team, the New York Giants. Tuck wishes the team would have been more up front with him during the process. "Exactly," Tuck said. "That's the disrespect part. I don't want people to think I'm bad-mouthing the Giants. I'm not. I understand the business and I have so much gratitude for them giving me the opportunity to have my presence felt in New York and be the man I've become.
"I'm just frustrated with how it ended. I'm upset about it. But I'll move on and hopefully one day time will heal all wounds. Right now, I just don't understand a lot that's gone on and how they strung us along."
Thu, 13 Mar 2014 12:11:49 -0700
The Oakland Raiders signed DE Justin Tuck (Giants) to a two-year, $11 million deal Thursday, March 13.
Thu, 13 Mar 2014 11:14:04 -0700
Unrestricted free agents LB LaMarr Woodley (Steelers), DE Justin Tuck (Giants) and DT Jason Hatcher (Cowboys) all have returned to the Oakland Raiders' team complex after each meeting with the organization's officials Wednesday, March 12.
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 07:37:30 -0700
The Oakland Raiders will visit with free-agent DE Justin Tuck (Giants) Wednesday, March 12.
Sat, 08 Mar 2014 09:48:03 -0800
The New York Giants made a contract offer to free-agent DE Justin Tuck (Giants) at some point this week, but the two sides did not reach an agreement.
Mon, 03 Mar 2014 12:54:02 -0800
The New York Giants have not made a contract offer to impending free-agent DE Justin Tuck at this point.
Mon, 24 Feb 2014 23:56:54 -0800
While it seems likely that New York Giants DE Justin Tuck and LB Jon Beason will hit the open market on March 11, Giants general manager Jerry Reese didn't entirely close the door on the possibility of re-signing them before or after that date.
Sat, 22 Feb 2014 07:09:28 -0800
There is no optimism that New York Giants impending free-agent DE Justin Tuck will re-sign with the team before the start of free agency. Tuck will test the market.
Thu, 20 Feb 2014 14:55:39 -0800
New York Giants impending free-agent DE Justin Tuck's agent, Doug Hendrickson, believes his client will be one of the best available defensive ends on the market if he's allowed to reach free agency next month. "Justin is by far the most complete D-end in the class," Hendrickson said. "He can play the 4-3, he can play the 3-4." The Giants plan to speak with Tuck's representatives this weekend, and the two sides have remained in contact, but no deal appears imminent.
Sun, 02 Feb 2014 18:27:19 -0800
The New York Giants are expected to meet with the agent for impending free-agent DE Justin Tuck later this month. The team may not be able to re-sign Tuck because of their salary cap situation.
Sun, 02 Feb 2014 07:23:23 -0800
New York Giants DE Justin Tuck said he thinks he wants to return to the team in 2014. "I honestly think the Giants are going to do everything in their power to make it work," Tuck said. "They want me to be back. I think I want to be back."
Thu, 30 Jan 2014 11:55:36 -0800
New York Giants DE Jason Pierre-Paul said it will be on him to carry the defense if DE Justin Tuck does leave in free agency. "It's on me to carry [the] New York [Giants] on my back on the defense," Pierre-Paul said. "At the end of the day, it's a business. Who knows what Tuck's going
to do. I'm proud of him either way he goes, whichever route."
Thu, 30 Jan 2014 10:04:15 -0800
New York Giants DE Justin Tuck said he is prepared to test free agency and will hit the open market. "I will see what the market is for me," Tuck said during a Super Bowl promotional appearance. "I've never been in this situation before, and it's a great opportunity for myself. I would be doing myself a disservice if I didn't see what the market is, and I will."
Sun, 29 Dec 2013 18:30:01 -0800
New York Giants DE Justin Tuck posted six tackles with two sacks and a forced fumble in the Week 17 game against the Washington Redskins. He is set to become a free agent during the offseason.
Thu, 26 Dec 2013 12:56:25 -0800
New York Giants DE Justin Tuck is not sure what the future holds after the 2013 season. Tuck is an unrestricted free agent after this season. Tuck has made it clear he would like to return to the Giants in 2014.
Wed, 04 Dec 2013 06:38:54 -0800
New York Giants DE Justin Tuck will hold off talks about a contract extension until the offseason.
Mon, 02 Dec 2013 19:06:12 -0800
New York Giants DEs Mathias Kiwanuka and Justin Tuck were each forced to play 100 percent of the defensive snaps in the Week 12 game against the Washington Redskins Monday, Dec. 2, with the team shorthanded along the defensive line. DE Jason Pierre-Paul (shoulder) is dealing with a serious shoulder injury. Tuck feels he and Kiwanuka could tough it out for the whole month if need be. "I think we can," Tuck said Monday, Dec. 2. "One thing we've been able to do all season is keep our bodies in great shape, staying on top of things in the weight room, making sure we're eating the right things. I think we're in good shape to go."
Sun, 27 Oct 2013 08:19:36 -0700
The New York Giants may be willing to trade DE Justin Tuck before the trade deadline.
Tue, 22 Oct 2013 06:47:37 -0700
New York Giants DE Justin Tuck (finger) left the Week 7 game briefly to have one of his fingers popped back into place. He returned to the game.
Wed, 09 Oct 2013 12:06:54 -0700
The New York Giants could consider trading DE Justin Tuck if they continue to fall out of playoff contention. Tuck is in the final year of his current contract.
Wed, 21 Aug 2013 21:12:28 -0700
New York Giants DE Justin Tuck (hamstring) was able to practice for a second straight day Wednesday, Aug. 21, and he did not appear to have any setbacks.
Tue, 20 Aug 2013 13:13:08 -0700
New York Giants DE Justin Tuck (hamstring) returned to practice Tuesday, Aug. 20, on a limited basis.
Mon, 19 Aug 2013 06:13:34 -0700
New York Giants DE Justin Tuck (hamstring) suffered a slight strain of his hamstring Sunday, Aug. 18.
Fri, 16 Aug 2013 14:09:55 -0700
New York Giants DE Justin Tuck (back) will play in the team's second preseason game. He sat out the first preseason game because of back tightness.
Tue, 13 Aug 2013 13:01:15 -0700
New York Giants DE Justin Tuck (back) is likely to return for the team's preseason contest Sunday, Aug. 18.
Sun, 11 Aug 2013 20:55:00 -0700
New York Giants DT Justin Tuck (back) is expected to return to practice Monday, Aug. 12, according to head coach Tom Coughlin.
Sat, 10 Aug 2013 09:35:41 -0700
New York Giants DE Justin Tuck (back) will not play in the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 10.
Thu, 08 Aug 2013 13:51:07 -0700
New York Giants DE Justin Tuck (back) isn't worried that his stiff back will keep him out past next week, but he isn't sure if he'll play in the team's preseason opener against the Pittsburgh Steelers Saturday, Aug. 10. "I feel better than I did yesterday," Tuck said before practice. "I know exactly what it stemmed from ... but it is nothing serious. Just a little tightness."
Thu, 08 Aug 2013 10:58:34 -0700
New York Giants DE Justin Tuck (back) is not participating in practice Thursday, Aug. 8.
Thu, 08 Aug 2013 09:15:14 -0700
New York Giants DE Justin Tuck (back) said his back is feeling better Thursday, Aug. 8. Tuck was unsure if he would participate in practice.
Thu, 08 Aug 2013 05:15:41 -0700
New York Giants DE Justin Tuck could be a pass-rushing linebacker in some defensive schemes. The Giants are toying with the idea in practice.
Wed, 07 Aug 2013 12:55:02 -0700
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin said DE Justin Tuck (back) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Aug. 7, because of a tight back. Coughlin said the team held Tuck out as a precaution.
Tue, 06 Aug 2013 08:47:26 -0700
New York Giants DE Justin Tuck is in the final year of his contract, and he said he has been rejuvenated and healthier than he's been in any training camp since 2010.
Fantasy Tip: It sounds like Tuck could be a fairly nice sleeper in fantasy leagues which use individual defensive players (IDPs). That carrot of a big payday coupled with good health is very important.
Tue, 23 Jul 2013 21:39:06 -0700
The New York Giants need DLs Mathias Kiwanuka, Jason Pierre-Paul and Justin Tuck to get after the quarterback and improve the pass rush in 2013. With DL Osi Umenyiora (Falcons) gone, the team will be looking for a fourth pass rusher to emerge. DLs Damontre Moore, Adewale Ojomo, Adrian Tracy and Justin Trattou will all have opportunities to show what they can do during training camp and the preseason.
Mon, 01 Jul 2013 13:50:23 -0700
New York Giants DE Justin Tuck said he hopes the defense as the ability to carry the team this season and not have to count on the offense to win the game. "I hope this defense can carry the team," Tuck. "Every time we go out on the field this year, we can't think that [the offense will carry the team]. We have to think like we are going to carry this team."
Tue, 25 Jun 2013 14:35:19 -0700
New York Giants DE Justin Tuck said he thinks WR Victor Cruz did the right thing by signing his RFA tender. "I really think that is going to expedite things," Tuck said. "I hope it does. Obviously, everybody wants to see Victor back and he is a huge part of our success. Hopefully everything works out and I think he did the smart thing."
Mon, 24 Jun 2013 16:13:07 -0700
New York Giants DE Justin Tuck said he feels like he is in terrific shape, and feels better than he has in a long time. "For whatever reason it is, I feel more alive in a football sense than I have in a long time," Tuck said at an appearance at the Big Daddy Celebrity Golf Classic at Oheka Castle. "And that is a huge motivation for me this year."
"I don't know if it is last year, or people saying a lot of things around this team and myself," Tuck added. "I don't know what it is. But I am in a good state right now."
Mon, 24 Jun 2013 16:12:09 -0700
New York Giants DE Justin Tuck said he is not worried about his contract situation, and will not let that dictate his play in 2013. "I am not going to allow this whole circumstance to put pressure on me to perform," he said of his contract year. "I put enough pressure on myself to perform. I am not even thinking about contract-wise. I don't care if I come out in the first three games [and] I have 10 sacks. ... I don't want to hear about contract at all. That is not my focus."
"I am worried about getting this football team to another Super Bowl and winning it," Tuck added. "If that happens, then all the rest will take care of itself."
Thu, 06 Jun 2013 12:41:36 -0700
New York Giants LB Mathias Kiwanuka will take a starting position opposite Justin Tuck at defensive end while DE Jason Pierre-Paul (back) recovers from back surgery. Kiwanuka was already moving back to defensive end before the Pierre-Paul surgery. "There's no doubt in my mind," Kiwanuka said of holding down the starting spot in Pierre-Paul's absence. "That's the position I came into this league playing and I'm looking forward to the opportunity. Obviously we'd love to have him back and I'm sure he'll be back ready to go at a certain point. We're not gonna rush him back for any reason."
Wed, 22 May 2013 19:10:28 -0700
New York Giants DE Justin Tuck, a free agent at season's end, said Wednesday, May 22, that he wasn't thinking about his future with the team, or how he might fit under the salary cap in 2014. "Do I think about that?" Tuck asked. "Why would I? I just go out and do my job. I'm old enough to know better. You can't control it and if you try, it just gets worse."
Tue, 16 Apr 2013 17:37:57 -0700
New York Giants CB Prince Amukamara, C David Baas, OG Kevin Boothe, CB Aaron Ross, OG Chris Snee and DL Justin Tuck are among the players in attendance at the team's voluntary offseason workouts this week.
Sat, 13 Apr 2013 10:37:37 -0700
New York Giants DE Justin Tuck indicated he would be a veteran mentor for Notre Dame LB Manti Te'o if the Giants selected him in the 2013 NFL Draft. "Say he does end up with us, hopefully that is something I can help him with," Tuck said. "And help other guys. I can move the conversation on and say, 'Listen man, he made a mistake.' Hopefully, wherever he ends up, there is a vet guy with that same mentality because the guy can play football."
Thu, 11 Apr 2013 12:04:44 -0700
New York Giants DE Justin Tuck said he would not have a problem with the team signing free-agent RB Brandon Jacobs (49ers) if he could help the team. "Why not? As long as both sides feel it's beneficial to the football team," Tuck said. "We've had a lot of great years with Brandon, too. I'm not opposed to it in any regard. But that's a decision for [general manager Jerry Reese] as far as how he's building this team moving forward But yeah, I would love to see Brandon back."
Sun, 17 Mar 2013 09:23:42 -0700
New York Giants DEs Justin Tuck and Jason Pierre-Paul will see the majority of the snaps at defensive ends next season. Pierre-Paul could become the full-time defensive end with Tuck playing the right defensive end.
Wed, 13 Feb 2013 09:19:01 -0800
New York Giants DE Justin Tuck said he was a little surprised that RB Ahmad Bradshaw, DT Chris Canty and LB Michael Boley were released last week but has faith that the front office are making the right decisions. "Those guys have done a great job over the years of building a team that can be successful, and I don't see why we can't trust in the fact that they know what they're doing up there," Tuck said. "Those decisions aren't easy decisions. I'm sure [general manager Jerry Reese] and everyone up there had some tough times and some tough conversations about them, but they felt as though it needed to happen, and they went forward with it."
Tue, 05 Feb 2013 20:49:02 -0800
New York Giants general manager Jerry Reese and head coach Tom Coughlin said Tuesday, Feb. 5, that DL Justin Tuck is likely returning for the final year of his contract, worth $4.5 million in base salary. Tuck is expected back in 2013.
Tue, 22 Jan 2013 20:58:41 -0800
New York Giants DE Justin Tuck has been reviewing tape of the 2012 season, and he is extremely unhappy with his performance. He said Tuesday, Jan. 22, that he is "super motivated" this offseason, and he plans to have "a normal Justin Tuck year" in 2013. He managed just four sacks last season while struggling at times against the run.
Fri, 11 Jan 2013 12:42:53 -0800
New York Giants OT David Diehl, CB Corey Webster, LB Michael Boley, RB Ahmad Bradshaw, DE Justin Tuck and DT Chris Canty could be asked to restructure their contracts this offseason in order to create some salary cap space for the team.
Mon, 31 Dec 2012 14:45:30 -0800
New York Giants DE Justin Tuck indicated he believes he can play for another six or seven years. General manager Jerry Reese said the team expects Tuck to return next season and is a productive member of the defense.
Fri, 28 Dec 2012 11:24:32 -0800
New York Giants DE Justin Tuck (shoulder) and S Kenny Phillips (knee) were limited Friday, Dec. 28, and are questionable for Week 17.