Many wondered whether or not New York Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks would even play today. He did, and was a contributor to fantasy owners. Nicks ended the game with just two catches for 41 yards. He did have a big touchdown as the Giants mounted a comeback.
Nicks had 575 receiving yards on the season with 3 receiving touchdowns entering Week 10. Nicks was averaging 82 yards receiving per game. Nicks's receiving yards per game was up nearly 5 yards per game from last season.
Nicks was ranked as the 27th ranked wide receiver according to Yahoo! heading into his match up with the San Francisco 49ers who ranked 22nd against the pass, giving up 255 passing yards per game.