Update: Hakeem Nicks not upset over contract

Sam Spiegelman

Earlier today, we detailed a Yahoo! Sports report indicating Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks intentionally skipped organized team activities this week to express discontent with his current contract situation.

Yahoo! Sports corrected its report, explaining Nicks’ absence at OTAs was not linked to a contract dispute. However, Nicks nor his agent Peter Schaffer explained why the wide receiver did not attend.

“A team source, who had previously suggested to Y! Sports that Nicks may have been unhappy with his contract situation, clarified Thursday morning that he didn’t know exactly why Nicks was gone and was making what he felt was an educated guess,” Jason Cole reports.

The earlier report suggested Nicks — who is entering the final year of his five-year rookie contract — was unhappy with the progress of contract talks. The receiver, coming off of an injury plagued 2012 campaign, was reportedly sending a message to the team.

Nicks is due $2.725 million in 2013. In February it was reported the Giants were giving Nicks’ next long-term deal priority over that of fellow wideout Victor Cruz, a restricted free agent who is still currently in contract talks with the team.

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9 comments
Jae Thiele
Jae Thiele

I might buy NHL 15 JUST to have this location. Will miss it!! :( But looking forward to Brooklyn!

Tom Tighe
Tom Tighe

All the ambiance of a broom closet.

Joe Aquilina
Joe Aquilina

Islanders wish the fan seats look like that.. The barn!!

Seán O'hEaghra
Seán O'hEaghra

That's pretty incredible how realistic that looks. That being said the 100's and 200's are much steeper and closer to the ice. This view looks to be from the last row between sections 211 and 212. You would be much closer to the ice standing there. But I really like how its dark and dingy. Hopefully every game this year has a crowd like this.

Jimmy Mahon
Jimmy Mahon

They couldn't put the numbers on the retired jerseys....