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Nicks Stars Late But Giants Fall to Jets

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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ– Hakeem Nicks has arrived. New York's top pick chipped in a pair of huge plays late in the game – a beautiful, sliding 22-yard catch in the back of the end zone, followed by a 71-yard bomb that Nicks collected and raced down the right sideline to paydirt. However, on each occasion the Giants were unable to convert their two-point conversion try and they fell to the Jets, 27-25.

"It felt good, but at the same time I'm still trying to get comfortable," said Nicks, who finished with six catches for 144 yards. "It's always nice to do that, to get in the end zone. It was just two ‘go' routes. He (David Carr) threw it and I went up and made the play." "I thought Hakeem Nicks played well," Tom Coughlin said. "I thought he made some plays, he created some opportunities for us...

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