WACO, Texas (AP) Ex-Baylor standout Ahmad Dixon faces a speeding ticket and other traffic issues after Waco police say they clocked him driving 70 mph in a 40-mph zone. Dixon, drafted in the seventh round last year by the Dallas Cowboys, was freed on $1,000 bond after the traffic stop Friday. Police say Dixon had 22 active suspensions on his driver's license, since 2011, due to...
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October 27, 2015 | Discuss
Adam Caplan of ESPN reports that the Bengals brought in S Ahmad Dixon for a workout on Wednesday. Dixon, 24, is a former seventh-round pick of the Cowboys back in May of last year. He lasted just a few months in Dallas before he was waived at the start of the 2014 regular season. Since then, Dixon has had brief stints with the Vikings, Bears and Dolphins before returning to Minnesota...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Vikings have promoted safety Ahmad Dixon from the practice squad to the active roster. The Vikings announced the move on Wednesday as they started preparation for a game at Miami on Sunday. Dixon started the season with the Dallas Cowboys before being waived and signed to the Vikings practice squad in September. The Chicago Bears signed him...
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December 17, 2014 | Discuss
Still looking to shore up their return game, the Chicago Bears signed former Pro Bowl KR Marc Mariani Tuesday. To make room on the active roster, the club released safety Ahmad Dixon. Mariani hasn’t played in the NFL since 2011 due to injuries, but the Bears felt he was worth a flyer in order to provide more punch to the [...]
The Chicago Bears made a roster move to strengthen the depth in their deep patrol, signing rookie Safety Ahmad Dixon from the Minnesota Vikings practice squad. To clear roster space for Dixon, the Bears released second-year CB Demontre Hurst. The team’s official release is below: The 6-0, 210-pound Dixon was selected by the Dallas Cowboys in the seventh round (248th [...]
Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune reports that the Bears are expected to add some safety help in the form of S Ahmad Dixon, who is on the Vikings’ practice squad. Dixon, 23, was taken in the seventh round of this year’s NFL draft by the Cowboys. However, he was unable to make the team out of training camp and was among their final roster cuts. The Vikings later added him...
Nobody ever said GM Phil Emery was slow to react on roster problems. So what compelled him to sign rookie safety Ahmad Dixon? Ahmad Dixon Year: Rookie School: Baylor Draft Round: 7th (DAL) Position: SS Scouting reports: STRENGTHS NFL.com – “Very good size and straight-line speed. Is aggressive stepping downhill and supporting the run. Closes fast to the ball. Secure...
As the NFL Combined wound to a close Tuesday there Was one thing that was still missing from the coverage of the event. It had nothing to do with a player jumping high or far. It had nothing to do with strength or how fast someone could run. What was missing did involve one of the players though.An epic videobomb.@SBNationGIF/TwitterFormer Baylor strong safety Ahmad Dixon decided...
In my article last week, I discussed the notion that Safety should not be the number one priority during the draft for the Dallas Cowboys, and they should not use a safety pick in rounds one and two. However, I do believe every position can always use an upgrade, and drafting a safety, at the right time, does make sense for Dallas. I think the Cowboys can find ample safety talent...
TCU lost a hard-fought battle over the weekend, falling to Baylor in a classic 41-38 shootout. During the game, Baylor safety Ahmad Dixon was ejected over a targeting call after he hit TCU wide receiver Trevone Boykin. TCU head coach Gary Patterson was livid with the way Dixon and Baylor head coach Art Briles handled […]
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