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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 expecting camp competition in secondary

Posted June 17, 2012 @ 11:10 a.m. ET
The Panthers are counting on Brandon Hogan and Josh Norman to battle Captain Munnerlyn for the starting job at RCB in training camp.

Tolbert relishing new opportunity with Panthers

Posted June 01, 2012 @ 10:14 p.m. ET
Ex-Chargers FB Mike Tolbert couldn't resist an opportunity to return home to the Carolinas as a free agent.

Panthers to prepare for Week One at IMG

Posted May 31, 2012 @ 3:54 p.m. ET
The Panthers announced that they will prepare for their regular-season opener at IMG Academies in Bradenton, Fla.

NFC South players in the crosshairs

Posted May 24, 2012 @ 10:28 a.m. ET
Here's a look at the players on each NFC South team who will be most heavily scrutinized, including Falcons OLT Sam Baker.

Better NFL offense: Panthers or Patriots?

Posted May 23, 2012 @ 12:59 p.m. ET
In the fourth matchup of our video series facing the NFL's top offenses against each other, we look at the Panthers and the Patriots.

Panthers DE Johnson to miss OTAs

Posted May 20, 2012 @ 12:34 p.m. ET
Panthers DE Charles Johnson will miss offseason team activities as he recovers from arthroscopic knee surgery.

Panthers not yet ready to make LB shift

Posted May 18, 2012 @ 10:40 a.m. ET
The initial plan is for Luke Kuechly to play on the weak side, but Ron Rivera has left the door open to switching up the alignment.

Panthers, Kuechly agree to terms

Posted May 11, 2012 @ 10:54 a.m. ET
Panthers LB Luke Kuechly, the No. 9 overall pick, agreed to a four-year, $12.58 million deal, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Panthers sign P Harris

Posted May 08, 2012 @ 9:57 a.m. ET
The Panthers signed veteran P Nick Harris on Tuesday.

Panthers DE Johnson undergoes minor surgery

Posted May 04, 2012 @ 1:35 p.m. ET
Panthers DE Charles Johnson underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right knee on Friday.

Ryan 'excited' about Falcons' draft picks

Posted April 30, 2012 @ 4:09 p.m. ET
Falcons QB Matt Ryan told PFW Monday he liked the haul of prospects GM Thomas Dimitroff delivered over the weekend.

Panthers show faith in defensive tackles

Posted April 29, 2012 @ 4:01 p.m. ET
The Panthers' personnel evaluators didn’t share the view that defensive tackle was a spot they absolutely had to address in the draft.

Panthers make solid, safe choice with Kuechly

Posted April 26, 2012 @ 9:57 p.m. ET
The Panthers took a player who can make an immediate impact on their defense in the first round of Thursday’s draft.

WR Naanee signs with Dolphins

Posted April 17, 2012 @ 10:07 a.m. ET
WR Legedu Naanee signed a one-year deal with the Dolphins, his agent David Canter confirmed on Twitter. 

Newton: Improvement as NFL QB 'through the roof'

Posted April 14, 2012 @ 10:05 p.m. ET
QB Cam Newton has big expectations for his Panthers team in the upcoming NFL season, he said Saturday at his alma mater.

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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