Veteran wide receiver
Nicks, who had his best NFL seasons with the Giants in 2010 and 2011, is looking to prove himself all over again in Tennessee after a disappointing stint with the Colts last season.
"I feel like I definitely have a chip on my shoulder," Nicks told The Tennessean. "But more than wanting to prove anything to the world, I just want to prove it to this team and my coaches, for giving me the opportunity to come here and prove myself.
"This is a situation that fits my style of play, and I just want to take advantage of every opportunity."
Fading wide receiver
"(I'm) motivated, determined and ready to work," he told The Tennessean. "I am ready to bring it all and lay it on the line, man. I just want to get back in the rhythm of being talked about as one of the best receivers in the league, as I was in the past. ... I need to go out there and prove it. No need to say words."
Nicks enjoyed successive 1,000-yard seasons in 2010 and 2011 and tallied 24 touchdowns in his first three years in the NFL. But he faded to the point in which he caught a career-low 38 passes for 405 yards and four touchdowns a year ago.
"I feel like where I am at in my career - I just turned 27 - I feel like I still have a lot in my tank," he said. "I wanted to go somewhere and prove I can still be a No. 1 receiver and be the guy I was in the past, statistically and being a guy that likes to make plays and be on the feld consistently.
"With six years of experience, playoff experience and a Super Bowl, I thnk I can definitely bring (leadership) to a team. And I want to compete for Super Bowl teams here."
Veteran wide receiver
Nicks had a rough go in 2014 with the Colts, as the 27-year-old suffered through the least productive season of his career, hauling in just 38 passes for 405 yards and four touchdowns.
The one-year deal with the Titans is for $1.4 million, with a $100,000 signing bonus.
Veteran wide receiver
The 27-year-old Nicks suffered through the least productive season of his career in 2014, snagging 38 passes for 405 yards and four touchdowns with Indianapolis.
Fading free agent wide receiver
Nicks managed 38 receptions for 405 yards and four touchdowns a year ago while playing with Indianapolis. He started six games in what was easily his worst season statistically, but he insists he remains a viable player.
"I'm nowhere near finished, man, and I want to prove that to the world and everybody ... that's definitely my mentality, but I don't even want to talk about it," Nicks recently told Fox Sports before continuing to talk about it. "I feel like I got into that situation last year talking about it. I'm about to just go out there and prove it.
"I can't even describe the feeling to you. It's like a burning sensation inside of me. I just want to be the best. I know I have to work hard at it."
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