Giants' Hixon tears ACL for second straight year

EAST RUTHERFORD - (AP) - New York Giants receiver DomenikHixon has torn the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee forthe second straight year.

The team said Hixon will have surgery in the near future.

Hixon was hurt Monday night making a juggling catch on a 22-yardtouchdown pass from Eli Manning in the Giants 28-16 win over theSt. Louis Rams.

Hixon missed all of last season after tearing the ACL during anoffseason minicamp workout.

Fellow receiver Mario Manningham is undergoing furtherexamination for a concussion sustained on Monday.

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