BREAKING NEWS: Hakeem Nicks Signs Deal with New York Giants

Matt BertramCorrespondent IAugust 1, 2009

CHARLOTTE, NC - DECEMBER 27:  Hakeem Nicks #88 of the North Carolina Tar Heels smiles before the start of their game against the West Virginia Mountaineers at Bank of America Stadium on December 27, 2008 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Not to worry Giants fans, any concerns about whether Hakeem Nicks would hold out and miss training camp over a contract dispute have been put to rest.

According to an unspecified NFL source,, and are reporting that New York Giants rookie wide receiver Hakeem Nicks has signed a deal with the team.

According to the source, Nicks signed a five-year, $12.5 million offer.

Although the source is currently unverified, more news will become available throughout the day.  Additionally, it has been disclosed that safety Steve Cargile was waived to make room for Nicks on the roster.


Mike Garafolo of The Star Ledger has been following this story all morning.