Hakeen Nicks is getting another chance in the NFL.The wide receiver is signing a deal with the New Orleans Saints. Nicks tweeted a photo of the Saints logo Wednesday, which his agent Peter Schaffer later confirmed meant his pairing with the Saints.
New Orleans coach Sean Payton later told reporters no deal with Nicks has been officially signed.
Drafted in the first round of the 2009 draft by the Giants, Nicks has spent all but one season in New York, showing plenty of promise in his first three seasons before injuries and spotty production sent his value plunging.
New Orleans could use some seasoned depth at receiver, with youngsters Brandin Cooks and Willie Snead bringing the most experience to the corps.
So, while, we don’t get our buddy Akiem Hicks back, we may be getting a decent wide receiver.