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Justin Tuck to re-sign with Giants for one day to retire as member of organization

Justin Tuck of the New York Giants looks

Justin Tuck of the New York Giants looks on against the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium on Dec. 8, 2013 in San Diego. Credit: Getty Images / Jeff Gross

A week after announcing his retirement, Justin Tuck announced plans for a comeback. For one day, anyway.

The former defensive end said Thursday that he will sign a ceremonial one-day contract with the Giants next month to retire officially as a member of the organization for which he played nine seasons and helped win two Super Bowls. He made the announcement on a Giants.com broadcast.

“We can’t do it yet because the league [year] doesn’t open until the second week of March,” he said. “So for all the Giants fans out there asking me am I going to retire a Giant — absolutely I am.”

Tuck spent the last two seasons with the Raiders after the Giants did not make him a substantial offer to remain following the 2013 season.

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