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Despite missing a full week of practice and being listed as "questionable" on the team's injury report, ESPN's Rachel Nichols is reporting Falcons wide receiver Roddy White will play today vs. the Giants.

? Rachel Nichols (@Rachel__Nichols) December 16, 2012White has never missed a game in his eight-year career. This season, he has posted 1,140 yards and five touchdowns, his sixth consecutive year with more than 1,000 receiving yards and at least five touchdowns.

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Giants defensive coordinator Perry Fewell won't officially rule out safety Kenny Phillips for Sunday's contest in Atlanta. Nor would he hint as to what Prince Amukara's status is.

It's a next man up mentality for Big Blue. And since a number of role players have played well in the absence of the starters, Fewell is confident his defense will show up in a big way on Sunday.

"Consistency is always the issue. Most of the time, our guys are pretty good about trying to get on the field," Fewell said. "But you do miss the consistency in trying to put together a plan that includes people that you hope will be there on game day vs. people that may be there on game day."

Tags: jayron hosley, Julio Jones, Kenny Phillips, New York Giants, Perry Fewell, prince amukamara, Roddy White
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The war of words between the Giants and Falcons regarding who has the better receiving corps has quelled the past few days. With the Giants' Hakeem Nicks and Atlanta's Roddy White hobbling around, both teams will be at less than 100%

Nicks (knee) practiced lightly on Thursday and is expected to do the same today. White (knee) has not practiced at all this week and is reported to be a game time decision. White has 77 receptions for 1,140 yards and 5 TDs this season.

From D.Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution:

Tags: ATLANTA FALCONS, Giants-Falcons, New York Giants News, Roddy White
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News involving two of the premier wideouts for Sunday's game in Atlanta emerged in the last few hours.

Hakeem Nicks, who has battled through knee and foot injuries all season long, will be put on a one-practice-per-week routine.

Nicks, who underwent off-season surgery on his foot then sprained his MCL in Week 2 against the Bucs, has combined for 262 yards and two touchdowns in the past four games.

Tags: Hakeem Nicks, New York Giants, Roddy White, Tom Coughlin
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Earlier this year, Falcons wide receiver Roddy White took a shot at Victor Cruz when he called the Giants wide receiver ... a bit soft.

White went on to call himself and Julio Jones to best receiving tandem in the National Football League.

Fast forward about three months and these two receiver duos are set to face off (of course, not against each other) on the same field this Sunday.

Tags: Hakeem Nicks, jacquizz rodgers, Julio Jones, Justin Tuck, Michael Turner, New York Giants, Roddy White, Stevie Brown, Victor Cruz
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In an interview with the NFL Network, Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White was asked whether he and Julio Jones were a better tandem than the Giants' Hakeem Nicks and Victor Cruz.

White, who does not have a reputation to be much of a trash-talker, used the opportunity to nudge Cruz.

"?Victor Cruz is a lot more of a slot receiver; the big boys play on the outside,? White said.

Tags: 2012 New York Giants, Atlanta Falcons, Falcons, giants, Giants-Falcons, Hakeem Nicks, Julio Jones, Editorial Aside, Roddy White, Victor Cruz
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As the first ever playoff game in MetLife Stadium draws nearer, comparisons are swirling regarding the 2011 squad?s resemblance to the World Champion 2007 Giants team. For the most part, I too can see the resemblance.

Just like in the summer of ?07, the Giants weren?t expected to make much noise this season. After making quick free agent splashes with top UDFA Mark Herzlich and C David Baas, Big Blue found itself sitting idly by as other teams stole headlines and marquee names.

GM Jerry Reese was under serious fire before a single preseason snap was played. Two of Eli?s top targets, Steve Smith and Kevin Boss, were allowed to quietly walk out the door and in one case into the arms of the franchise?s most hated rival. Ahmad Bradshaw too was almost not retained, but a pay cut taken by Brandon Jacobs led to his return.

Tags: Eli Manning, Hakeem Nicks, Jake Ballard, Julio Jones, Justin Tuck, Matt Ryan, New York Giants, Osi Umenyiora, Roddy White, Tom Coughlin, Tony Gonzalez, Victor Cruz
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