Hakeem Nicks, Justin Tuck ranked by ESPN

Posted Aug 26, 2013

WR Hakeem Nicks and DE Justin Tuck were ranked on ESPN's top 100 players

ESPN is halfway through unveiling its 2013 NFL Player Rankings, and two Giants were listed in the 50s – one offense and one defense. The media outlet polled 63 experts to rate each player on a 0-to-10 scale to come up with the top 100 players on each side of the ball (100 offense and 100 defense).

Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks ranked No. 56 offensively in the NFL, and defensive end Justin Tuck came in at No. 52:

WR Hakeem Nicks

New York Giants
Age: 25
NFL experience: 5th year
ESPN Fantasy rank: WR18
“In 2010 and 2011, Nicks had 155 catches for 2,244 yards and 18 touchdowns. The only other receivers to match or exceed those numbers were Calvin Johnson and Roddy White.” -- ESPN Stats & Information

DE Justin Tuck

New York Giants
Age: 30
NFL experience: 9th year
ESPN Fantasy rank: DL20; overall 64
“The Giants defense has averaged a sack on 7.2 percent of opponent drop-backs with Tuck on the field during the past five seasons compared to 5.5 percent of opponent drop-backs with Tuck off the field.” -- ESPN Stats & Information

ESPN will release the second half of the rankings in the coming days.

Which other Giants players do you think made the list?