If Dixon learns all his blitz pickup and other responsibilities, then he's going to be a very good backup to Gore. I think Westbrook will add another dimension to the backfield if he's healthy, too. A nice set of RBs for now and the future.
Originally posted by SybErkRimInAL: too much dancin! He'll correct that. He's got deceptive speed. I didn't think he was gonna be able to get around that corner on the TD. Impressive!
Yup, Big Dix was doing the Barlow shuffle instead of hitting the hole hard. Some of those losses and 1 yarders could have been extended to 3 yards if he would have simply hit the hole with some authority.
San Francisco 49ers RB Anthony Dixon(notes) -- The only rookie back with more rushing yards than Bell through two games (151 to Bell's 132), Dixon was pushed into the spotlight with the abrupt retirement of second-year back Glen Coffee(notes). Dixon, whom the 49ers took in the sixth round out of Mississippi State, fits the team's profile perfectly -- Mike Singletary loves smashmouth football, and at 6-foot-1 and 233 pounds, Dixon is the right fit. He reminds some of former San Francisco back Kevan Barlow(notes).
Dixon showed alot of promise tonite. He could be the future. I love gore but hes got good years left .. its good to have dixon learning as much as he can as fast as he can because it only takes 1 snap to end ur season
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