NFL - Nicks breaks foot, out for three months

Fri, 25 May 00:29:00 2012

Powerful New York Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks is expected to be sidelined for three months after breaking his right foot in practice.

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Nicks fractured the fifth metatarsal while performing individual drills during an organised team activity workout earlier on Thursday.

The 24-year-old was scheduled to have surgery on Friday to have a screw inserted into the broken bone with an expected recovery time of 12 weeks, the team said on their website.

The Super Bowl champion Giants were schedule to have a total of nine organized team activities before a mandatory mini-camp on June 12-14. The team would then report to training camp at the University at Albany on July 26.

Reuters

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