Hakeem Nicks unlikely to play Sunday
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In the vernacular of NFL players, the word "smart" often means "sidelined." So when Hakeem Nicks said Thursday that his hamstring injury is "something you have to be smart about," it was basically code for declaring himself out against the Patriots on Sunday.
"We have a long season ahead of us," he said. "If I have to sit out one week and come back the next, I would rather do that than being...