Ricochet, tap, tap ... touchdown!

Transfixin' on Hixon: We break down Giants receiver's magical Monday night catch

Updated: September 21, 2011, 1:34 PM ET
By Mike Mazzeo | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

"Eli over the top for Hixon ... ohhhhh! He juggled it and caught it! Touchdown! What a play! Oh wow!" -- Mike Tirico on ESPN's "Monday Night Football"

Why do we watch sports?

To see athletes like Domenik Hixon make the impossible happen.

Hixon's acrobatic, 22-yard touchdown reception with 21 seconds left in the second quarter Monday night was shades of David Tyree in Super Bowl XLII, and then some. Hixon made the catch despite tearing his ACL on the play.

There ...

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