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Carl Nicks

Carl Nicks - #77 - G

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 5"/ 349 lbs.
Birthday 05/14/1985
Birthplace Salinas, CA
College Nebraska
Years played 6
Drafted 2008, 5th round, 29th pick by Saints

Bucs place OLG Nicks on I.R.

Posted Oct. 30, 2012 @ 4:21 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers placed OLG Carl Nicks on injured reserve with a toe injury. They promoted OG Roger Allen from the practice squad.

Bucs DT McCoy off to fine start in camp

Posted Aug. 02, 2012 @ 3:22 p.m. ET
We are hearing DT Gerald McCoy has looked exceptional in the early stages of the Buccaneers’ training camp.

Bucs' ownership changing perception

Posted March 18, 2012 @ 3:51 a.m. ET
There were many skeptical fans in Tampa when Bucs co-chairman Joel Glazer vowed in January to spend whatever it takes to win.

Saints solidify offensive line with Grubbs

Posted March 15, 2012 @ 1:09 p.m. ET
Carl Nicks is going to be hard to replace, even for a player as talented as Ben Grubbs, but the Saints have avoided disaster in free agency.

Bucs too willing to spend on interior offensive line

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 12:22 p.m. ET
The Bucs are living large, and somewhat dangerously, in free agency, but they now boast one of the league's best guard tandems with Carl Nicks in tow.

Buccaneers sign OG Nicks to big deal

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 10:08 a.m. ET
The Bucs keep adding impact free agents, signing Pro Bowl OG Carl Nicks to a five-year, $47.5 million contract.

Free-agent scouting report: Saints OG Carl Nicks

Posted March 12, 2012 @ 10:35 a.m. ET
OLG Carl Nicks, arguably the best guard in the game, is in a position to demand a lucrative contract from potential suitors.

Reasons for optimism for Saints fans

Posted March 01, 2012 @ 3:04 p.m. ET
Angst levels may be higher than normal for Saints fans this week with Drew Brees and the team still working to close the gap in negotiations.

Nicks seeks to be highest-paid guard

Posted Feb. 21, 2012 @ 5:29 p.m. ET
Saints OG Carl Nicks says his goal for his upcoming free agency is to be the highest-paid player at his position.

Marquee free agents have Saints' attention

Posted Feb. 06, 2012 @ 2:53 p.m. ET
A critical, and potentially perilous, month lies ahead for GM Mickey Loomis as he works to get deals done with key Saints players ahead of free agency.

Cowboys covet free-agent-to-be Nicks

Posted Jan. 21, 2012 @ 7:51 p.m. ET
The Cowboys have their eyes on Saints OG Carl Nicks, who's about to become a free agent, to upgrade their offensive line, according to our NFC Whispers.

Rams receive permission to speak with Saints offensive line whiz Kromer

Posted Jan. 11, 2012 @ 5:14 p.m. ET
After allowing a NFL-worst 55 sacks in 2011, the Rams have reportedly received permission to speak with Saints offensive line/running game coach Aaron Kromer.

Nicks re-signs with Saints

Posted Aug. 01, 2011 @ 8:59 p.m. ET
OG Carl Nicks has signed his restricted free agent tender with the Saints. The team officially announced the move on Monday evening.

Saints OG Nicks signs tender

Posted Aug. 01, 2011 @ 11:50 a.m. ET
Saints OG Carl Nicks signed his restricted free-agent tender on Monday, according to The New Orleans Times-Picayune.

Saints tender 10, including OLT Bushrod, WR Moore

Posted March 01, 2011 @ 6:47 p.m. ET
The Saints tendered 10 players late Tuesday, including OLT Jermon Bushrod and WR Lance Moore.

Saints OG Nicks expected to receive highest tender

Posted Feb. 25, 2011 @ 9:46 p.m. ET
We hear it's likely that the Saints will tender OLG Carl Nicks at the highest level this offseason.

Evans says fellow OG Nicks has improved drastically

Posted Jan. 22, 2010 @ 1:58 p.m. ET
He was one of just two starting Saints O-linemen not to make the Pro Bowl, yet Jahri Evans says Carl Nicks improved greatly in his second season.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Oct. 30, 2012
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have placed Nicks, an All-Pro last season, on injured reserve.||||||| Nicks, an All-Pro with the Saints in 2011 before signing with the Bucs as a free agent, will require surgery on his left foot to repair a toe problem. He has started all seven games with the Buccaneers and played in all 71 of his team's games since entering the league in 2008, including 68 consecutive starts.
Posted July 23, 2008
The New Orleans Saints agreed to terms with fifth-round draft choice Carl Nicks on Wednesday, leaving only top pick Sedrick Ellis and second-round choice Tracy Porter unsigned on the eve of training camp.||||||| Saints general manager Mickey Loomis said Nicks, an offensive lineman, signed a three-year contract. He did not disclose financial terms. Nicks, who is 6-foot-5, 343 pounds and can play guard or tackle, was picked 164th overall out of Nebraska, where he started 11 games in 2007. He played in 23 games for the Cornhuskers after transferring from Hartnell Junior College in Salinas, Calif.

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