Hakeem Nicks is making his return to the gridiron. He took to Twitter to announce his next move:
Nicks’ agent later confirmed that he was signing with the New Orleans Saints via Twitter.
Head Coach Sean Payton told reporters at training camp that the deal has yet to been finalized. The team reported to training camp Wednesday in Sulphur Springs, West Virginia.
The wide receiver spent last season and most of his seven-year career with the New York Giants with the exception of the 2014 season which he spent with the Indianapolis Colts. Nicks only played in six games with New York after being re-signed in the middle of last season. He led the Giants in receiving yards (109) and catches (10) during the team’s Super Bowl XLVI victory over the New England Patriots.