Tuck wants to be Giants' lead story

Pro Bowl defensive end looking to assume leadership role in absence of Pierce, Strahan

Updated: August 11, 2010, 10:30 PM ET
By Ohm Youngmisuk | ESPNNewYork.com

ALBANY, N.Y. -- When Shaun O'Hara arrived for training camp, the New York Giants veteran center felt something was off.

O'Hara quickly realized for the first time in six training camps, Antonio Pierce was missing. Gone was that brash and cocky swagger that oozed out of Pierce daily.

"I texted Antonio the first day and said, 'Hey man, it feels weird to not have you here,'" O'Hara said. "That is one of the things that everybody misses on defense, his personality."

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