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Giants WR Hakeem Nicks sidelined 3 months with broken right foot
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) ' New York Giants receiver Hakeem Nicks is expected to be sidelined up to three months after breaking his right foot at a team organized activity early Thursday.
The Giants announced the injury on Thursday afternoon, saying Nicks fractured the fifth metatarsal of his right foot as he was running a route during individual drills in the Timex Performance Center field house.
Nicks will undergo surgery Friday to have a screw inserted into the broken bone. The procedure will be performed by foot and ankle specialist Dr. Robert Anderson in Charlotte, N.C. The expected recovery time for Nicks is approximately 12 weeks. The Giants report to training camp at the University at Albany on July 26.