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Rookie Spotlight: Hakeem Nicks

Published by on May 27, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NFL

The New York Giants needed a receiver heading into the NFL Draft in April. They had just released Plaxico Burress in March, and their all-time receiving leader, Amani Toomer, was not re-signed. 

Rumors swirled of the team trading for Braylon Edwards or trading up for Jeremy Maclin. But in the head, they stayed put and took Hakeem Nicks out of North Carolina with the 29th pick of the first round. We sat down with Nicks and asked these questions to get his thoughts, so far, on being a rookie and NFL life:

1. What feelings went through your body when you heard your name called on draft day?

2. How does it feel going to a team that expects to compete for a championship but also will be looking for you to...

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