Are we to make something of this? The explanation is that the Giants are being careful with Nicks, who missed all but the final preseason game after suffering a broken foot in late May.
"I would think so," Coughlin said. "He looked like once he got out here and he was moving around on the grass, he looked a little friskier. (It) looked like he was going to do a couple of things."
Nicks has had no setbacks since his foot surgery, and he stated emphatically on Sunday he'll be on the field against the Cowboys. We'll take his word for it, but it remains to be seen how effective he'll be at this stage.
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