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Vikings Promote S Ahmad Dixon From Practice Squad

The Minnesota Vikings have signed S Ahmad Dixon from their practice squad on Wednesday, according to ESPN’s Adam Caplan. Minnesota added him to their taxi squad close to two weeks ago after they placed rookie RB Jerick McKinnon season-ending injured reserve. Dixon, 23, was taken in the seventh round of this year’s NFL draft by the Cowboys. However, he was unable to make the...
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December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Browns, Broncos, Bucs, Lions, Packers, Ravens, Seahawks, Vikings

  Browns The Browns are paying WR Charles Johnson ($10,000) more than the normal practice squad salary. (Brian McIntyre) Broncos The Broncos are paying QB Zac Dysert ($10,000) more than the normal practice squad salary. (Brian McIntyre) Buccaneers The Buccaneers are paying CB Brandon Dixon ($7,500) more than the normal practice squad salary. (Brian McIntyre) Lions...
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September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys Sign S C.J. Spillman, Waive S Ahmad Dixon

  The Dallas Cowboys announced a few roster moves this morning. The Cowboys have waived S Ahmad Dixon and signed S C.J. Spillman. FB Nikita Whitlock has been placed on the practice squad. — Dallas Cowboys (@dallascowboys) September 1, 2014 Reports from last night mentioned that Spillman was expected to be added to the Cowboys roster sometime today, so this is really more of a...
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September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Cowboys, Eagles, Jaguars, Saints, & Texans

  Cowboys S Ahmad Dixon was fined $22,050 for striking a defenseless player in the head and neck area. (Brandon George) Eagles Eagles placed WR Arrelious Benn on season-ending injured reserve. (Aaron Wilson) Jaguars The Jaguars waived undrafted QB Stephen Morris, but are hoping to sign him to their practice squad if he clears waivers. (Pro Football Talk) Saints DE Akiem...
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August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Ahmad Dixon to Make a Statement, Start as Rookie?

There's a good chance that most people who aren't fans of the Dallas Cowboys haven't heard the name Ahmad Dixon yet. If you have heard it, it may have been because you watched the entire Cowboys' first preseason game against the San Diego Chargers. Why is that? Because Dixon racked up 11 tackles, one tackle for loss and a pass breakup. Dixon had to leave the in the fourth quarter...
Via Pro Football Spot
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Are any Dallas Cowboys either of the week’s biggest heroes or goats?

Despite the fact that the games didn’t mean anything in the standings, and will be long forgotten in a week or two, the first week of the preseason provided plenty of highlights and lowlights. There were reasons to be excited, causes for concern and everything in between. What players were at each extreme of the spectrum this week? To see the “Heroes and Goats” from preseason...
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August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Dallas Cowboys safety Ahmad Dixon blows up Marion Grace

The Dallas Cowboys need all the help they can get on defense. After giving up more yards per game than any other NFL team in 2013, they’ve already lost a number of key contributors for extended time like inside linebacker Sean Lee and rookie defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence. But on Thursday night in their preseason debut against the San Diego Chargers the Cowboys got a nice surprise...
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August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Ahmad Dixon is a gamer.

Dallas, TX – Many months ago, our insider Matt Thornton had the pleasure of interviewing then Baylor now Cowboys Safety Ahmad Dixon. Dixon became my pet-cat as Bill Parcells would call it soon after I read the interview. What stood out to me other than his passion was his intangibles. At Baylor, Dixon was always flying around the ball and that most definitely caught the eyes of...
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August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Ahmad Dixon: “I’m Feeling Good”

Ahmad Dixon was all over the map Thursday night at Qualcomm Stadium. He registered 12 total tackles – 11 solo –  in The post Ahmad Dixon: “I’m Feeling Good” appeared first on Dallas Cowboys Nation.
Via Blue Star Times
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft Recap: Four Best Picks by the Dallas Cowboys

The Dallas Cowboys had an all-around strong draft, and did many things right. They didn't do everything right in the eyes of many fans, but they still had a strong overall draft.One thing I believe that many fans were hoping to see but that didn't happen, was that they didn't draft a quarterback in the mid to late rounds. While the team did bring in West Texas A&M quarterback...
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May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

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