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Running Back, Buffalo Bills

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Draft: 2010 Round 6 (4)
College: Mississippi State
Ht: 6’1”  Wt: 233 DOB: 1987-09-24 Age: 28

Season Stats
FF Today Default Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Season Team G GS Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FPts FPts/G
2010 SF 16 0 70 237 3.4 2 5 5 11 2.2 0 36.8 2.3
2011 SF 16 0 29 87 3.0 2 1 1 6 6.0 0 21.3 1.3
2012 BUF 8 0 21 78 3.7 2 0 0 0 - 0 19.8 2.5
2012 (Projected) BUF     2 10 5.0 0   5 29 5.8 0 3.9  

2015 Outlook
Depth Chart
After a pair of middling seasons, the 49ers seem to have moved on from Dixon, having signed big back Brandon Jacobs in free agency and used a 2nd round pick on LaMichael James. Dixon will enter training camp sitting fifth on the teamís depth chart and is unlikely to be on the San Francisco roster on opening day.
Fan. Tm. Player
RB1RB2 Karlos Williams
RB2RB3 Anthony Dixon
RB3RB1 LeSean McCoy
RB4RB4 Dan Herron
RB5FB1 Jerome Felton
Bills Depth Chart
News From The Past 90 Days
Injury Karlos Williams and LeSean McCoy both out     -- Fri Oct 9 6:40 pm --

Anthony "Boobie" Dixon likely to see the bulk of the rushing work
The Buffalo Bills' backfield remains haggard as we approach the weekend. Both LeSean McCoy (hamstring) and Karlos Williams (concussion) missed practice again Friday, per Chris Brown of the team's official website. Both McCoy and Williams are officially out for Sunday's clash with the Titans. Williams remains in concussion protocol. With the injuries mounting, Boobie Dixon likely will get the start, with newly signed Dan "Boom" Herron a candidate to see a heavy workload out of the Bills' backfield. (

FF Today's Take: Anthony Dixon's a bruising back who was serviceable but unspectacular for the Bills' last season. Don't expect much from the 28-year-old this week, even in a favorable matchup with the Titans.
Injury Karlos Williams, McCoy miss practice Thu.     -- Thu Oct 8 12:15 pm --

Anthony Dixon likely to start
All signs continue to point to Boobie Dixon being the Buffalo Bills' starting running back Sunday in Tennessee. Granted, Cierre Wood or Dan "Boom" Herron could also be mixed in. But rookie Karlos Williams (concussion) and LeSean McCoy (hamstring) were not at Thursday's practice. (The Buffalo News)

FF Today's Take: If Williams can't get cleared by this weekend, Anthony Dixon would get the start with Cierre Wood filling a backup role. Dixon is more of a RB/FB hybrid and lacks big play ability but can be in the RB2 discussion this week against the Titans based on volume.
Injury Dixon to start if Karlos Williams can't play     -- Wed Oct 7 9:58 am --

Williams in cocussion protocol
Rex Ryan says Boobie Dixon is the No. 1 RB if McCoy/Williams cannot play but adds "hopefully we'll have one of those guys (vs Titans)." (Tyler Dunne on Twitter)

FF Today's Take: Karlos Williams along with Sammy Watkins (calf) and LeSean McCoy (hamstring) did not practice Wednesday. There's still hope that Williams will be cleared before Sunday but if he isn't, Anthony Dixon would get the start and be on the RB2 radar against the Titans.
Bills release RB Fred Jackson     -- Mon Aug 31 9:00 am --

Nine-year career in Buffalo comes to an end
The Buffalo Bills released Fred Jackson on Monday, ending the veteran running back's nine-year career with the team. "Today, we had to make the difficult decision to release Fred Jackson," Bills general manager Doug Whaley said in a statement. "He had an incredible career for this organization for the past 10 years. (ESPN)

FF Today's Take: The 34-year-old running back missed a couple weeks of camp with hamstring injury but played well in Saturday's preseason game against the Steelers. The Bills still have plenty of running back depth including LeSean McCoy (hamstring) Bryce Brown (hamstring), Anthony Dixon (calf) and rookie Karlos Williams. A few teams are in need of running back help including Dallas and Tennessee.
Injury McCoy leaves practice with hamstring injury     -- Tue Aug 18 8:00 pm --

MRI on Wednesday
Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy limped to the locker room with an apparent left leg injury during Tuesday's joint practice with the Cleveland Browns. (ESPN)

FF Today's Take: The Bills are decimated at the running back position with injuries. McCoy (hamstring) joins Fred Jackson (hamstring), Anthony Dixon (calf), Bryce Brown (hamstring) and rookie Karlos Williams (undisclosed) in the trainers room. None are expected to play on Thursday.
Injury Anthony Dixon out with calf injury     -- Wed Aug 5 12:15 pm --

Out multiple weeks
Buffalo Bills running back Anthony Dixon suffered a calf injury in Monday night's practice which coach Rex Ryan called "substantial." Ryan expects Dixon to be out multiple weeks. (Buffalo News)

FF Today's Take: Dixon may struggle to make the final roster if he's out for an extended period of time. The team has Fred Jackson, Bryce Brown and Karlos Williams behind LeSean McCoy. Dixon's injury opens the door for Brown to see more reps in training camp.

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