WATCH: Former Viera Hawk, Current Patriots WR Tre Nixon Shines in Preseason Game Against New York Giants
By SI.com // August 13, 2022
nixon finished with 4 catches for 81 yards
Bailey Zappe connects with Tre Nixon for a gain of 36 yards!@baileyzappe04 | @tre_nixon1
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(SI.COM) – Though he’s 6-2 and 180 pounds, wide receiver Tre Nixon seems to play smaller than his size.
By that, we mean that he tends to fit the mold of a shifty slot receiver more than a vertical outside receiver.
However, on the New England Patriots’ second touchdown drive against the New York Giants in week one of the preseason, Nixon put on a jump ball clinic.
Though rookie quarterback Bailey Zappe struggled in the first half, his ball placement was much improved, as he was able to through two excellent back shoulder lasers to Nixon on vertical routes.
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