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Giants starters Madison, Umenyiora inactive vs. Bucs

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Pro Bowl defensive end Osi Umenyiora and starting right cornerback Sam Madison were among the
inactives for the New York Giants game against the Tampa Bay
Buccaneers on Sunday.

Umenyiora was expected to miss the game after injuring his hip
in the win over Dallas on Monday night.

Madison, however, had given the impression he would play despite
not practicing this week because of a hamstring injury.

Rookie Mathias Kiwanuka got his first start for Umenyiora at
right end, while R.W. McQuarters got the start for Madison. Carlos Emmons started at strongside linebacker for LaVar Arrington, who
sustained a season-ending Achilles' tendon injury on Monday.

Two other Giants hurt in the Dallas game, backup cornerback
Frank Walker (hamstring) and backup defensive end Justin Tuck
(foot), also were inactive.