Tuck and Nicks Active for Giants vs. Rams
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ (AP) -- Two-time Pro Bowl defensive end Justin Tuck and leading receiver Hakeem Nicks will be in the New York Giants lineup for Monday night's game against the St. Louis Rams.
Tuck missed the season opener against the Washington Redskins with a neck injury. Nicks suffered a bone bruise to a knee in the game.
Rams leading rusher Steven Jackson (quad) and top receiver Danny Amendola (elbow) were inactive. Cadillac Williams replaced Jackson in the starting lineup. Also inactive for St. Louis were S Jermele Hines, LB Jabara Williams, TE Stephen Spach, WR Austin Pettis and DE CJ Ah You.
Two-time Pro Bowl defensive end Osi Umenyiora and first-round draft pick Prince Amukamara were inactive for the Giants along with WR Jerrel Jernigan, TE Travis Beckum, G Mitch Petrus, T James rewer and RB Da'Rel Scott.