Is San Francisco 49ers QB Anthony Dixon the Real Deal?

August 30, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Anthony Dixon broke on to the scene in the Colts game with 100 yards rushing and 22 more yards on three receptions. These are respectable numbers, but perhaps what spoke louder was his first NFL touch as he nearly take the head off of Colts linebacker Cody Glenn on an eight-yard screen pass.
Perhaps it was his vision in the backfield as he waited for his blocks to open holes against the Colts to take it into the end zone, and then his speed around the corner as he dove over the pylon against the Vikings. We've all seen him run through first contacts, drag multiple defenders, and quite frankly I think it's safe to say that most fans are quite impressed with the young Mississippi State product.
So soon we forget that last year, another rookie running back had wondrous success in the preseason, powered by a 16-carry, 135-yard performance against Oakland on his way to a preseason leading 249 rush yards. Glen Coffee would go on to disappoint during the regular season, confuse duri...

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