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There’s No Keeping Domenik Hixon Down | Inside Football
In many ways, 27 year-old Domenik Hixon’s pro football career thus far can be summed up by a line in a song by the British pop band Chumbawumba’s 1997 hit Tubthumping, that says, "I get knocked down, but I get up again….’cause you’re never going to keep me down…"
Mario Manningham, Brandon Jacobs at peace on 49ers - NFL.com
"It's ancient history," Manningham told The New York Post on Friday after the 49ers' first training-camp practice. "It happened in, what, February? It's about to be August. The past is the past. I've got my ring, and it's chilling. I'm just thinking about what I can do to get another one."
Jacobs isn't forlorn, either. He didn't believe the Giants were going to bring him back last season, so a change of scenery was overdue.
"I was put in situations there where it stopped me from doing a lot," Jacobs said. "I was mentally disturbed there. My mind was in a bunch of other different places, worrying about things that were out of my control. I don't have anything against them, but it was time for a clean slate."
"It was a smooth divorce," Jacobs went on. "I didn't ask them for half, and I let them keep the dog."
Prince Amukamara of New York Giants training for second NFL season after injury-plagued rookie year - NYPOST.com
ALBANY — During the Giants’ first training camp practice of 2012 on Friday, backup quarterback David Carr tried to hit Rueben Randle with a deep throw. There to pick off the pass was...