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Giants Morning Report: Justin Pugh says he will play Sunday

New York Giants headlines for Thursday, 12/4.

Justin Pugh
Justin Pugh
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Good morning, New York Giants fans! Your Giants Morning Report begins with a small slice of good news for the wounded, down-trodden Giants -- right tackle Justin Pugh will return to action Sunday against the Tennessee Titans.

"No doubt, I am playing this week," Pugh said on Wednesday.

Pugh has missed the last two games and most of a third with a quad injury.

Rashad Jennings: No right answer for loss to Jaguars

What is the explanation for the Giants losing a game to the Jacksonville Jaguars after taking a 21-0 lead? Running back Rashad Jennings didn't really have one on Wednesday, but he did offer this great quote:

"I don't think anybody could give you the right answer. I don't think there is a right answer. But at the end of the way, 11 men on the field collectively need to figure out how to make those plays to end the game with a victory. You cut on the tape and you watch how things started to unfold, it's correctable so you swallow the pill, you take the toll, you take the beating from the coaches, you take the beating from the media, you take the beating from your little nephew asking what's wrong with you and again, you go back to this being a privilege. I know myself and the rest of my teammates, we're just going to keep fighting and playing hard as a team."

Around The Inter-Google

It has come to this. The folks at Bovada are taking bets on whether or not the Giants will finish the season on an 11-game losing streak, and using an extremly unflattering Manning Face to do it:

Geoff Schwartz tweeted the following photo Wednesday after surgery on his left ankle:

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"The chance to be the best receiver in this class means everything to me," Beckham said. "You win as a team, and that's what you work for as a player: to be the best you can be. It's definitely something I would love to be called at the end of the year, at the end of my career, but that's not up to me. We're gonna keep continuing to get better, try and learn something new every day and put it into my game. "There's still a lot of work to do and by no means are we or am I satisfied yet."

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