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Domenik Hixon

Domenik Hixon - #87 - WR

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 197 lbs.
Birthday 10/08/1984
Birthplace Neukirchen, We
College Akron
Years played 8
Drafted 2006, 4th round, 33rd pick by Broncos

Panthers WR Jarrett arrested for DWI

Posted Oct. 05, 2010 @ 10:20 a.m. ET
Panthers WR Dwayne Jarrett was arrested early Tuesday morning for driving while impaired, his second arrest in three years.

Smith’s injury puts Clausen in even tougher spot vs. Bears

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 10 p.m. ET
Panthers head coach John Fox called injured WR Steve Smith "day-to-day" at a press conference on Monday, but Smith's agent said the receiver likely will not play vs. the Bears in Week Five.

Agent: Smith "most likely" out for Week Five

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 3:04 p.m. ET
Panthers WR Steve Smith's agent Derrick Fox said Monday that Smith will "most likely" sit out Sunday's game against the Bears.

Report: Panthers WR Smith suffered high ankle sprain

Posted Oct. 03, 2010 @ 8:19 p.m. ET
Panthers WR Steve Smith reportedly suffered a high ankle sprain in Week Four's loss to the Saints.

Saints edge Carolina 16-14

Posted Oct. 03, 2010 @ 4:32 p.m. ET
Only days after rejoining the Saints at age 46, John Carney hit three field goals to help New Orleans edge the Carolina Panthers 16-14 on Sunday.

Panthers' Jarrett remains buried on depth chart

Posted Oct. 02, 2010 @ 6:03 p.m. ET
Some league observers are wondering why Carolina keeps WR Dwayne Jarrett on the roster, considering that the 2007 second-round pick has been a bust.

Panthers await return of ORT Otah

Posted Oct. 01, 2010 @ 3:04 p.m. ET
Panthers ORT Jeff Otah is taking longer than some expected to return from a setback in his recovery from an Aug. 4 left knee scope.

Panthers sign ex-Raider OL Morris

Posted Sept. 29, 2010 @ 12:11 p.m. ET
The Panthers addressed their offensive line Wednesday, signing ex-Raider Chris Morris.

Panthers release DT Leonard

Posted Sept. 28, 2010 @ 7:05 p.m. ET
The Panthers released DT Louis Leonard on Tuesday. Leonard has been injury-plagued and recorded just two tackles in two games this season.

Panthers’ D-line gets first sack, but pressure still an issue

Posted Sept. 27, 2010 @ 1:27 p.m. ET
The Panthers will line up against DE Julius Peppers for the first time ever in 13 days, when the Bears visit Charlotte in Week Five, but it's already clear how much Carolina misses him.

Bengals pull away to beat Panthers 20-7

Posted Sept. 26, 2010 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
Cedric Benson scored a pair of TDs in the Bengals' 20-7 victory over the Panthers on Sunday to spoil Jimmy Clausen's first NFL start.

Panthers ORT Otah out vs. Bengals

Posted Sept. 25, 2010 @ 12:24 p.m. ET
Jeff Otah will miss his third straight game due to a knee injury.

Young receiving corps an obstacle for Clausen

Posted Sept. 24, 2010 @ 12:54 p.m. ET
Changing quarterbacks two weeks into the season wasn't part of the Panthers' blueprint for success this year, but head coach John Fox named rookie Jimmy Clausen the starter after Matt Moore played poorly in both games.

Panthers' Fox coaching like he's ready to leave

Posted Sept. 21, 2010 @ 1:10 p.m. ET
There's a poorly kept secret that Panthers head coach John Fox is in his final year with the team, and his coaching decisions don't suggest anything different.

Clausen inherits Panthers offense in disarray

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 4:28 p.m. ET
The Panthers' starting QB job was going to be Jimmy Clausen's sooner or later, and with things looking as bad as they do on offense, it's hard to argue with John Fox's decision.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Oct. 01, 2012
With Hakeen Nicks out, Hixon caught six passes for 116 yards on Sunday against the Giants.||||||| Hixon proved he can be a viable option if Nicks remains hindered by injuries.
Posted Sept. 19, 2012
Hixon has been cleared to return for New York.||||||| Hixon missed the last game at Carolina due to a concussion.
Posted Sept. 16, 2012
New York Giants tackle David Diehl and wide receiver Domenik Hixon were injured late in the first quarter Sunday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.||||||| Hixon was being evaluated for a head injury. He took a hard helmet-to-helmet hit from linebacker Mason Foster earlier in the period.
Posted March 02, 2012
The New York Giants have re-signed Hixon, who missed most of last season after surgery on a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee. He was hurt making a touchdown catch against the St. Louis Rams in the second week of the season.||||||| Contract terms were not immediately available, but Hixon gives the Giants another option if Super Bowl hero Mario Manningham is not re-signed.
Posted Sept. 19, 2011
Hixon will miss the rest of the season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee for the second straight year. Surgery is planned in the near future.||||||| Hixon injured his right knee while making a juggling 22-yard touchdown catch with 21 seconds left in the first half. Hixon played on the Giants opening series in the third quarter but the team announced after it was over that he wouldn't return. Hixon missed all of last season after tearing the ACL during an offseason minicamp workout.

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