Kenneth Dixon Injury: Updates on Ravens RB’s Knee and Return

August 28, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Baltimore Ravens running back Kenneth Dixon suffered a torn MCL on Saturday night in his team's 30-9 preseason win against the Detroit Lions, per ESPN's Adam Schefter. 
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Dixon Expected to Miss 4 Weeks Sunday, Aug. 28 According to Schefter, Dixon's knee injury won't require surgery. He had exited Saturday night's clash against the Lions with what the team announced was a knee sprain.
The 22-year-old was the Ravens' fourth-round pick (No. 134 overall) in the 2016 NFL draft. Coming into the 2016 campaign, he had a legitimate shot to earn major playing time, with Justin Forsett struggling with injuries in 2015 and Javorius Allen showing limited upside.
With Forsett always likely to be the starter, however, Dixon still has the skill set to contribute as a receiver out of the backfield, a valuable trait in a Marc Trestman offense. His quickness and agility mean he projects to have big-play ability, and he looks like a three-down back if he i...

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