Scratch all that 'hyper-extension' talk about Domenik Hixon.
The Giants' wide receiver and returner will miss the upcoming season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee during a practice in the New Meadowlands Stadium on Tuesday.
Now the Giants are missing a key contributor for this upcoming season, thanks to turf that a few players said is soft and needs to be broken in.
"Well, listen, you have to go over there and go on it before you can make some judgments about it," Coughlin said. "We'll be better served now because of the shoes we recommend and so on."