Source: Hakeem Nicks had surgery

Updated: May 29, 2012, 12:31 PM ET
By Mike Mazzeo | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

New York Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks underwent surgery on his right foot Friday, a source confirmed to ESPNNewYork.com.

The Giants said Nicks is expected to miss approximately 12 weeks, but a person familiar with the wide receiver's injury told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter that it was more of a "four-to-six week" recovery period. The person told Schefter the team's regular-season opener against the Dallas Cowboys on Sept. 5 is still "in play."

Nicks fractured the ...

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