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Indianapolis Colts won’t let Hakeem Nicks wear #88

Back in the day, the great Marvin Harrison wore the number 88 for the Indianapolis Colts. The has yet to officially retire his number, but that doesn’t mean it’s up for grabs. The Colts and former Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks agreed to a one-year deal this offseason, but won’t let him wear the #88 jersey. Instead of dawning the double-eights on his jersey, Nicks will wear...
Via Standing O Sports
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck ‘very excited’ to work with Hakeem Nicks

Andrew Luck took some time away from football after the Indianapolis Colts were eliminated form the playoffs on the advice of his head coach Chuck Pagano, but with the team’s conditioning program beginning on Monday, he’s ready to get back and see one of his new weapons. The Colts signed former New York Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks in free agency and Luck is eager to work...
Via Pro Sports Daily
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Colts Won’t Let Hakeem Nicks Wear No. 88

The Indianapolis Colts haven’t formally retired the No. 88, but you understand why they aren’t handing the number out to random players. Hakeem Nicks isn’t a random player, but he isn’t Hall of Fame worthy either.  The Colts’ official team website announced that Nicks, the big time free agent acquisition who wore No. 88 with the Giants and at UNC, will instead wear No...
Via Thacover2
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Colts Won’t Let Hakeem Nicks Wear No. 88

The Indianapolis Colts haven’t formally retired the No. 88, but you understand why they aren’t handing the number out to ramdom players. Hakeem Nicks isn’t a random player, but it isn’t Hall of Fame worthy either.  The Colts’ official team website announced that Nicks, the big time free agent acquisition who wore No. 88 with the Giants and at UNC, will instead wear No...
Via BlackSportsOnline
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Colts reportedly won't allow Hakeem Nicks to wear No. 88

(Credit: BSO) Although the number 88 isn’t officially retired by the Indianapolis Colts, it appears nobody else will wear it again for the team. This includes recently signed wide receiver Hakeem Nicks, who wore 88 with the New York Giants. 88 is a sacred number in Indy, as it belonged to the franchise’s all-time leading receiver Marvin Harrison, as well as Hall of Fame tight...
Via Down and Distance
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Colts haven’t retired No. 88, but they won’t let Nicks wear it

Technically, the Colts have not retired the 88 jersey which the team’s all-time leading receiver, Marvin Harrison, wore during his 13 seasons in Indianapolis, and which Hall of Fame tight end John Mackey wore for nine seasons in Baltimore. But the Colts aren’t giving No. 88 out anymore. That became clear when the Colts’ website announced that Hakeem Nicks, the newly arrived...
Via Pro Sports Daily
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Colts won't let Hakeem Nicks wear soon-to-be honored #88

After wearing No. 88 during his five-year career with the New York Giants and as a standout receiver at North Carolina, Hakeem Nicks has been given No. 14 by the Colts, according to the team's website.And not by any choice of the newly acquired wideout.To be clear, the Colts have not officially retired the 88 jersey which the team’s all-time leading receiver, Marvin Harrison...
Via The Other Paper
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Colts Draft: Man Crush Monday: Davante Adams

In this very first installment of Colts Draft: Man Crush Monday, I will divulge my NFL Draft man crush on Fresno State wide receiver Davante Adams, and explain why he would be a good fit with the Indianapolis Colts.First, so you know I’m not just crazy, here is an example of NFL man crushing.To give you a little background on Adams, he compiled 233 receptions over the last two...
Via Pro Football Spot
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Wayne on Hakeem Nicks: 'I'm a fan of his'

Indianapolis Colts receiver Reggie Wayne talked about several subjects during a phone interview Tuesday. His charity event for American Cancer Society childhood cancer research. His rehab from a torn ACL suffered last season. Wayne also talked about the signing of fellow receiver Hakeem Nicks. Nicks signed a one-year deal with the Colts on March 14 to team with Wayne and T.Y...
Via Pro Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

CA Free Agent Profiles: WR Hakeem Nicks

The newest series for the CA Charting Project, the free agent profiles are our attempt to best understand why the Colts front office decided to sign whom they did during free agency. Hopefully, through these profiles, fans and analysts alike can understand who these free agents are, what they bring to the team and what role we can expect them to play in 2014.  As with all of the...
Via The Colts Authority
9 days ago  |  Discuss

DeSean Jackson rumors: Indianapolis Colts not likely to be interested

The Indianapolis Colts are one of a handful of teams to have not shown an interest in the recently released DeSean Jackson, proving that not everyone is falling head over heels in an effort to knock on his door first. While other teams may be involved in this It’s A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World style scramble for Jackson, the Colts are more reserved and much more content with what...
Via Pro Sports Daily
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Colts GM Grigson happy with free agent haul

The Indianapolis Colts didn’t wait for free agency to start adding players to their roster. The team jumped out of the gates this offseason with the addition of D’Qwell Jackson who was released by the Cleveland Browns. Once free agency began, the team continued to acquire players including Hakeem Nicks to bolster their offense. During a recent press conference, Colts GM Ryan...
Via Pro Sports Daily
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Colts have an estimated $14 million in cap space to work with

After Colts general manager locked up free agent wide receiver Hakeem Nicks for a one-year, $3.5 million deal, the next question (outside of whether or not Grigson is serious about pursuing Browns center Alex Mack) was: How much cap space does Indianapolis have left? The Colts started the new league year with roughly $40 million under the cap. Prior to the new league year starting...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Can Andrew Luck lead Colts to Super Bowl?

The Indianapolis Colts have made a couple of nice moves this offseason, but unfortunately their competition in the AFC did as well. Both the New England Patriots and Denver Broncos have made quite a few big moves that leave the Colts as the underdog against both teams. That being said, the Colts believe that they have a legitimate shot at winning the AFC and making a Super Bowl appearance...
Via Sports-Glory
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts: what’s next?

So, what’s next for the Indianapolis Colts? They certainly filled some holes this week through signings and re-signings. Linebacker D’Qwell Jackson alleviated one of their more dire needs at inside linebacker, defensive end Arthur Jones should help a much maligned run defense and wide receiver Hakeem Nicks is nice insurance for an unstable receiving corps. Just imagine a Luck...
Via isportsweb.com
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Hakeem Nicks the Missing Piece to the Puzzle for Indianapolis?

Normally when you have a regime change like the Colts had a couple years ago there is a season or two of toiling in obscurity before becoming competitive again. Instead, the team only had to suffer through the dreaded 2-14 year before returning to the playoffs. Of course when you have a turn around like that fans go back to expecting things from the team.So the question becomes...
Via FatManWriting
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Hakeem Nicks rejected contract offer from Carolina Panthers

Before he signed a free agent contract with the Indianapolis Colts, Hakeem Nicks nearly returned home to North Carolina to play for the Carolina Panthers. According to Jonathan Jones from the Charlotte Observer, the Panthers made a contract offer to Nicks but he took his talents to Indianapolis instead. Nicks spoke about the offer but said the deal just wasn’t a right fit. Per...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Hakeem Nicks Makes His Move

 Photo Credit: Robert Scheer/The Star Neil Mehta Staff Writer 26-year-old wide out Hakeem Nicks has signed a 1-year contract with the Indianapolis Colts. The contract is worth up to $5.5 million. The 2011 Super Bowl champion with the New York Giants was drafted in the first round of the 2009 NFL Draft from North Carolina. Nicks complied 4,622 yards and 27 touchdowns in his 5 seasons...
Via TopSportsReport
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Nicks gets to work right away on making an impact for Colts

Hakeem Nicks gets it. In past years, he possibly didn’t. He probably didn’t. Now, he does. Per a source with knowledge of Nicks’ plans, he’s promptly heading to The IMG Academy to train with players preparing for the draft. His goal will be to get himself into peak physical shape for offseason workouts, in order to make an immediate impression on quarterback Andrew Luck...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Hakeem Nicks signs one-year deal to join Indianapolis Colts

It was a foregone conclusion, but it’s official now. Hakeem Nicks is no longer a member of the New York Giants. Nicks, 26, signed a one-year deal with the Indianapolis Colts worth $3.5 million plus incentives. For an athlete that was once considered to be one of the most promising wide receivers in the NFL, the Colts landing Nicks looks like a steal. We just agreed to terms with...
Via cover32 - Giants
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts sign Hakeem Nicks

The Indianapolis Colts finally got a starting receiver, something the team has been trying to go after since the season ended in January. They have signed former New York Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks to a deal. We just agreed to terms with Hakeem Nicks — Jim Irsay (@JimIrsay) March 14, 2014 Nicks had his worst offensive output last season that resulted in zero touchdowns...
Via cover32 - Colts
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts Sign Hakeem Nicks

The Indianapolis Colts have signed Hakeem Nicks to a one year deal. Andrew Luck will get Reggie Wayne back and will be spending his offseason getting on the same page as new WR Hakeem Nicks.  Report: Colts, Hakeem Nicks agree to one-year deal. http://t.co/66I3SkI1Fp— Eye on Football (@EyeOnNFL) March 14, 2014It seems the contract is incentive based at just $3.5 mil. Nicks...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts Sign Hakeem Nicks to a One Year Deal

The Indianapolis Colts and former New York Giants receiver Hakeem Nicks have agreed on a one year deal.After losing out on the Eric Decker sweeptakes, the Colts made a move for Hakeem Nicks. Nicks is a former 1000 yard receiver with the Giants, and is a former Super Bowl champion. The Colts had two solid consistent receivers on the roster in Hilton and Wayne, but had no proven players...
Via Everything Colts
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts, Hakeem Nicks Agree to 1-Year Deal

Andrew Luck is a happy, happy man. The Indianapolis Colts and former Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks have agreed to a Colts and WR Hakeem Nicks reached agreement on a one-year deal, per source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 14, 2014 Nicks caught 56 passes for 896 yards last season, but failed to haul in a touchdown. Nicks dealt with a number of nagging injuries a year...
Via Standing O Sports
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers and Colts interested in Hakeem Nicks, who is reportedly visiting Indianapolis

Hakeem Nicks' search for a new team and more money was always expected to lead him to Carolina. Now it seems that he could end up in Indianapolis, too. Both the Carolina Panthers and the Indianapolis Colts are in serious pursuit of the Giants receiver, according to an NFL source familiar with Nicks plans. He is reportedly the top target of the Panthers, who released receiver...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

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