Fantasy Football: Hakeem Nicks Fantasy Jabber

August 26, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

New York Giants Wide Receiver Hakeem Nicks heads into his second year in the NFL as a favored contender to be the Giants top Wide Receiver.
With this honor, as well as being in the biggest market, it is somewhat surprising that he is not being touted by more of the major media outlets as a sleeper candidate.
We believe that Nicks will turn some heads in fantasy football circles this season; why not have those heads turn toward your team?
In 2009 the Giants needed a player to step up. Steve Smith was that player while Hakeem Nicks nursed injuries.
In the wake of Smith’s breakout season, Nicks is getting the short end on fantasy draft day between the two with an average draft pick of 1.5 rounds later than Smith.
While Smith is getting that attention on game days, it opens things up for Nicks.
While the Giants would like to return to a more balanced attack this season, it’s not as easy as flipping a switch to turn on the run game.
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