Domenik Hixon Injury: Updates on Giants WR's Concussion

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Domenik Hixon Injury: Updates on Giants WR's Concussion
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Domenik Hixon is making progress as he makes his way back from a concussion suffered in Week 2 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

UPDATE: Thursday, Sept. 27 at 1:05 p.m. ET by Jessica Isner

There was lots of news on Thursday regarding the state of the Giants, and with the most recent update came some good news regarding Domenik Hixon, who is still recovering from a concussion sustained in Week 2.

The Star-Ledger's Jenny Vrentas had the update via Twitter: 

 

 

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UPDATE: Monday, Sept. 24 at 10:45 a.m. EST by Brandon Galvin

Hixon is riding the stationary bike at practice, according to Newark Star-Ledger's JennyVrentas.

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Domenik Hixon has been knocked out of the New York Giants game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

According to Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News, the wide receiver has suffered a concussion and is done for the day.

Hixon had one reception for 12 yards in the contest before exiting. He was the victim of a hard helmet-to-helmet hit from Bucs LB Mason Foster during the first quarter.

UPDATE: Wednesday, Sept. 19 at 12:45 p.m. ET by Alex Kay

Hixon is not going to be active in Thursday night's game against the Carolina Panthers, according to USA TODAY's Mike Garafolo.

The G-Men will have to lean on Ramses Barden to fill in as the third receiver. Jerrel Jernigan and rookie Rueben Randle will also be expected to play a more prominent role in this contest.

Keep it tuned here on B/R for any more last-minute injury updates concerning the New York Football Giants.

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UPDATE: Tuesday, Sept. 18 at 2:00 p.m. EST

Giants head coach Tom Coughlin isn't ready to rule Hixon out of Thursday's game vs. Carolina, according to Newark Star-Ledger's Jenny Vrentas.

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UPDATE: Tuesday, Sept. 18 at 12:40 p.m. EST

Domenik Hixon did not practice Tuesday, according to New York Daily News' Ralph Vacchiano. Fantasy owners and Giants fans should expect Hixon to be inactive Thursday night in Carolina when New York takes on the Panthers. 

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He was taken off the field for evaluations—something that all teams do for concussion prevention and treatment—and Vacchiano found that it was indeed a concussion.

It’s a tough injury for the "G-Men" to deal with, as the 27-year-old was supposed to be a major factor in their offense in 2012. With Mario Manningham departing in the offseason, Hixon was set to be the third option for Eli Manning, after Hakeem Nicks and Victor Cruz.

Keep it tuned here for the latest news, information, updates, opinions and analysis on Hixon’s injury, when he can return and any fantasy implications. 

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