Giants' Tuck won't be flying under the radar this year

With Michael Strahan retired and Osi Umenyiora hurt, Justin Tuck is ready to assume his role as the Giants' top pass-rusher, writes Matt Mosley.

Originally Published: September 2, 2008
By Matt Mosley | ESPN.com

ALBANY, N.Y. -- New York Giants defensive end Justin Tuck was a dominant force in his team's Super Bowl win over the Patriots, but he's still surprised when people get his name right. The former Notre Dame standout (24½ sacks) says people are convinced he is Jason Tucker, who played in the league for a couple of years before launching a distinguished career in the CFL.

A third-round pick in 2005, the 25-year-old Tuck has flown under the radar on the national scene, ...

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