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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 choose Pike over Cantwell for third QB

Posted Sept. 04, 2010 @ 10:01 p.m. ET
The Panthers have kept QB Tony Pike on the 53-man roster and have cut Hunter Cantwell.

Panthers place WR Wallace on I.R.; trim roster to 75

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
The Panthers placed WR Wallace Wright on I.R. Tuesday, one of five transactions made by the team.

OT Barton does not report to Panthers camp, may retire

Posted Aug. 26, 2010 @ 3:01 p.m. ET
OT Kirk Barton decided not to report to Panthers training camp one day after being claimed off waivers. Head coach John Fox believes Barton has decided to retire from football.

Panthers DE Brown restores optimism with recent play

Posted Aug. 26, 2010 @ 12:28 p.m. ET
Expectations have been high for DE Everette Brown since the Panthers traded a first-round pick to move up in the second round and draft him in 2009.

Clausen's toe injury will linger through season

Posted Aug. 25, 2010 @ 11:29 a.m. ET
Rookie QB Jimmy Clausen learned he will have to play the 2010 season through the pain in his right big toe.

Panthers OLT Gross’ rough start not a big concern

Posted Aug. 13, 2010 @ 3:02 p.m. ET
Panthers OLT Jordan Gross' start to the preseason was ugly, but we hear the team is not panicking about his future.

Panthers QB Clausen competing to become top backup

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 2:11 p.m. ET
Speculation that Jimmy Clausen would challenge incumbent Matt Moore for a starting job has mostly died down since the spring, and now he'll need a strong showing just to win the backup job.

Reports: Panthers reach agreement with Clausen

Posted July 28, 2010 @ 11:33 a.m. ET
The Panthers have agreed to terms with second-round pick Jimmy Clausen on a four-year deal, according to reports.

NFC South training-camp reports

Posted July 25, 2010 @ 11:27 a.m. ET
In the seventh chapter of our training-camp reports, we look at the NFC South teams, including a Panthers team led defensively by LB Jon Beason.

Panthers sign third-round pick LaFell

Posted July 20, 2010 @ 4:54 p.m. ET
The Panthers announced they signed third-round pick Brandon LaFell on Tuesday.

Three players competing to become Panthers’ starting right guard

Posted July 16, 2010 @ 12:29 p.m. ET
Mackenzy Bernadeau, Duke Robinson and Geoff Schwartz are Carolina's top contenders at right guard, and each took reps with the first-team offense during offseason practices.

Job security not an issue for Panthers GM Hurney

Posted July 03, 2010 @ 1:59 p.m. ET
There are reports that Panthers GM Marty Hurney's contract expired June 30, but we hear Hurney is in good standing with the organization and will not be looking for a new employer any time soon.

Panthers sign fourth-round pick Norwood

Posted June 23, 2010 @ 2:47 p.m. ET
The Panthers announced they have signed DE-OLB Eric Norwood.

Panthers sign sixth-round pick Pike

Posted June 22, 2010 @ 4:48 p.m. ET
The Panthers announced they have signed one of the two quarterbacks they drafted in April.

Panthers’ Smith could miss start of training camp with broken arm

Posted June 21, 2010 @ 12:44 p.m. ET
A source close to Panthers WR Steve Smith told PFW that Smith suffered a broken arm — the same one he broke in a game in December — on Saturday and could miss the start of training camp.

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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