NFL Training Camp Preview: Carolina Panthers

The TSB NFL Training Camp Previews continues look at the NFC South by making a trip to Charlotte. Maybe the biggest surprise of the season happened last year in Carolina as a Quarterback came into his own and the defense become one to be reckoned with. A humbling loss in the playoffs on top of a very turbulent off-season has people wondering if last year will be a one off or whether...
Via Total Sports Blog
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Cam Newton: Criticism of Panthers WRs is insult to me and them

The Carolina Panthers’ wide receivers have been criticized for being one of the worst and thinnest personnel groups in football. The criticism seemed warranted after Steve Smith, Brandon LaFell, Ted Ginn Jr. and Domenik Hixon all left in free agency (or were cut by Carolina). Sure, the Panthers would have Cam Newton to throw the […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Sign Two Receivers

The Chicago Bears added some competition at the wide receiver position by agreeing to terms with Armanti Edwards and Michael Spurlock. The signings offset the termination of WR Domenik Hixon’s contract. The veteran receiver was an acquisition during the first week of free agency. Unfortunately, Hixon tore his ACL on the first day of mini-camp […] The post Chicago Bears Sign Two...
Via Outside Analysis
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears add WR depth with Spurlock, Edwards

The Chicago Bears, looking to bolster their wide receiver depth after the recent injury to free agent addition Domenik Hixon, signed veteran wideouts Michael Spurlock and Armanti Edwards Tuesday. Spurlock and Edwards will compete for the last spot at wide receiver but are also in the mix as returners. The Bears press release is below: The Chicago Bears signed KR/WRs [...]
Via Bears Claws
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears pick up two veteran wide outs and release two

Today the Chicago Bears signed a few veteran wide receiver/kick returners and released Tana Patrick and Domenik Hixon.  Edwards is a former Carolina Panthers third-round draft pick who has six career receptions for 131 yards. Spurlock caught a career-high 17 passes for 250 yards and two touchdowns with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2010. He […] The post Chicago Bears pick up two...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Transactions: Tuesday 6/3

49ers 49ers signed LB Blake Costanzo. (NFLTR) 49ers waived OG Al Netter. Bears Bears signed WR/KR Armanti Edwards. (NFLTR) Bears signed WR/KR Michael Spurlock. (NFLTR) Bears waived WR Domenik Hixon with an injury settlement. Bears waived LB Tana Patrick. Bengals Bengals signed OT Chandler Burden. (NFLTR) Broncos Broncos signed fifth-round pick LB Lamin Barrow to a four...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Sign 2 Wide Receivers

Posted to Monsters of the MidwayIn light of recent injury the Chicago Bears have terminated the contract of Domenik Hixon with and injury settlement. The Bears still want competition for the #3 WR spot so they went out and signed two more WR today… Bears signed KR/WRs Armanti Edwards & Micheal Spurlock, terminated contract of vet WR Domenik Hixon w/ injury settlement. — Michael...
Via Sports Mockery
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL OTAs: A look at injuries and weighing the risk against the reward

It is the end of May and most NFL fans have recovered from the NFL Draft, assessing every move their favorite team has made up until this point, while looking forward to training camp at the end of July.  Between now and then, NFL players have begun their teams' Organized Team Activities, also known as OTAs. At the conclusion of day one of OTAs, the league already had two well-known...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears WR Domenik Hixon tears right ACL in OTA

Chicago Bears wide receiver Domenik Hixon tore his right ACL for the third time in his NFL career in Tuesday’s OTA. A eight year veteran of the NFL, Hixon hinted on Facebook that he was considering retirement. “I tore my ACL today for the third time today!” Hixon wrote. “I’m disappointed that I won’t be playing for a Bears team that has the players and coaches to win...
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Ohio native Hixon retiring after another ACL tear

It appears former University of Akron star Domenik Hixon will retire from football. The veteran wide receiver and Columbus, Ohio native announced Tuesday on Facebook that he has torn the ACL in his right knee for the third time. Hixon, 29, had signed with the Chicago Bears in March. "I'm disappointed that I won't be playing for a Bears team that has the players and coaches to win...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears' wide receiver Domenik Hixon tears ACL, retirement on the horizon?

The first day of OTAs hasn't been a good one for ACLs. Earlier today, Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee went down earlier in the day with a left leg injury, and Bears wideout Domenik Hixon joined him by the end of the night.The injury is the third torn ACL of Hixon's career. The 29-year old suffered ACL injuries in 2010 and 2011 while with the New York Giants.#458902687 / gettyimages...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears will likely lose Domenik Hixon for the year with a torn ACL

The Chicago Bears did not re-sign Earl Bennett, and they might eventually regret that decision. Today, Domenik Hixon the veteran wide receiver announced via his facebook page that he tore his ACL for the third time in his NFL career today in OTA’s. Hixon, who previously tore his right ACL in 2010 and 2011, appeared […] The post Chicago Bears will likely lose Domenik Hixon for...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Domenik Hixon Suffers ACL Tear in OTAs

NFL- Chicago Bears (WO) Domenik Hixon is the first of many more victims to suffer a tore ACL this year. Hixon injury took place Tuesday at the Chicago Bears OTAs. This will be Hixon’s third-career tear of his right ACL. Hixon took to Facebook hinting that he maybe considering retirement. It’s a devastating injury for the 8 year veteran. Whatever it is you decided we wish you the best.
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears WR Domenik Hixon Tears ACL for Third Time

This is just tragic. It seems like Chicago Bears wide receiver Domenik Hixon will have to sit out yet another year after he suffered an injury he’s all too familiar with. Try that again: Bears WR Domenik Hixon announced on Facebook he tore his ACL today. That's the 3rd time for him. Awful. — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) May 28, 2014
Via BlackSportsOnline
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears WR Domenik Hixon Tears ACL, Indicates He’ll Retire

  Bears WR Domenik Hixon announced via his Facebook account that he suffered a third torn ACL on Tuesday. Hixon also indicated that he will retire from the NFL after eight seasons in the league. Chicago signed Hixon to a one-year deal back at the start of free agency in March. He had an opportunity to compete for the team’s No. 5 receiver position in training camp, but it sounds...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Who Will Be the Chicago Bears Number 3 Receiver?

Chicago Bears Football-  The Chicago Bears recently released wide receiver Earl Bennett due to contract issues. He is not the first veteran to be released by the Bears during free agency. As with all of the other spots on the roster, the Chicago offense will try and fill that hole. 2014 Free Agency Tracker Several players have been signed and several wide receivers were already...
Via Sports Mockery
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Steelers Free Agent WR Jerricho Cotchery To Visit Panthers Monday

According to Darin Gantt of Pro Football Talk, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery will visit the Carolina Panthers Monday. The Panthers just recently released wide receiver Steve Smith and they have lost wide receivers Brandon LaFell, Ted Ginn and Domenik Hixon already in free agency. The Steelers lost wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders to the Denver Broncos on...
Via Steelers Depot
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Domenik Hixon Agrees to 1-year Deal with Bears

Chicago Bears Football — The Chicago Bears have agreed to a 1-year deal with wide receiver Domenik Hixon according to Brad Biggs:   #Bears announce 1 yr deal for WR Domenik Hixon — Brad Biggs (@BradBiggs) March 13, 2014 Hixon comes from the Carolina Panthers where he played 15 games and managed just seven catches although one was good for a TD. His Role for the Bears Domenik...
Via Sports Mockery
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears Sign WR Domenik Hixon

The Chicago Bears announced that they have agreed to terms on one-year contract with WR Domenik Hixon. Josina Anderson reported earlier in the day that Hixon was visiting with the Bears on Thursday, so this deal appears to have come together rather quickly.
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers facing overhaul of receiving corps

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Panthers wide receivers lockers sit in the middle of the locker room on the left hand side right past the quarterbacks and specialists.  There's a chance come the start of the 2014 season that each of those names hanging above them could have a different one on top. Brandon LaFell,Ted Ginn and Domenik Hixon are all unrestricted free agents. After the season...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers-Falcons Preview

Earning their first trip to the playoffs in five years was not enough for Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers, who still have plenty to play for in Week 17. With the NFC South crown still up for grabs and an outside shot at the No. 1 seed in the playoffs, the visiting Panthers will try to wrap up the division and a first-round bye with a victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday...
Via AP on Fox
December 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers headed to the playoffs

The Carolina Panthers are headed to the playoffs. The Panthers defeated the New Orleans Saints 17-13 to secure their first postseason birth since 2008.  The Panthers young QB Cam Newton stepped up, over coming a weak first half. With 23 seconds left, Cam threw a 14-yard touchdown pass to Domenik Hixon. In the final minute of play, Newton had 65 yards. Cam was rocking his Superman...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

FOX Sports NFL Game of the Week Review: Saints at Panthers

It's official: the Carolina Panthers are playoff bound for the first time since 2008. But, their work is far from done -- they still need a win next week against the Atlanta Falcons to clinch the division and a first round bye. As for the New Orleans Saints, well, they should be just fine. The playoffs are still in their future, but considering their road woes, clinching the division...
Via The Sports Post
December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Sunday Wrap: Bold prediction comes true as Panthers stun Saints

Brenton Bersin looked Domenik Hixon right in the eyes on Saturday, one day before the Carolina Panthers' huge game against the New Orleans Saints, and made a very, very bold prediction. "You're going to make the game-winning catch tomorrow," the second-year member of the practice squad told Hixon. Hixon studied Bersin. He knew the last time he'd caught a game-winning touchdown...
Via Fox Sports
December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Panthers Stop Saints, Take NFC South Lead

Prior to Sunday afternoon, wide receiver Domenik Hixon hadn’t given Carolina Panthers fans much to cheer about. Whether it was his failure to crack the starting lineup, his lowly three catches for 21 yards or even that he decided to don Muhsin Muhammad’s No. 87, Hixon’s first season in Charlotte wasn’t even worth a mention. But a whole 15 weeks of disappointment was quickly...
Via Pro Football Spot
December 22, 2013  |  Discuss
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