Dixon did not log a carry or a catch in Sunday's loss to the Bengals. LeSean McCoy took all 17 carries that went to a running back, while Dan Herron at least caught two passes. Dixon had a small window of opportunity when McCoy and Karlos Williams (concussion) were out in Week 5, but he didn't do much with it. With McCoy back and Williams possibly not far behind, Dixon can be safely dropped by those that picked him based on potential volume.
Bills running back Anthony Dixon will get an opportunity to display his talents Sunday in Tennessee with backfield mates LeSean McCoy and Karlos Williams ruled out. The team and Rex Ryan have been talking all week about "Boobie Time" and now he'll receive that chance. Dixon will get the first crack at getting the ground game going against a Titans defense that hasn't been great against the run. On the flip side, Dixon doesn't have a track record of being a feature back and there are already rumblings that that team will mix in Dan Herron and Cierre Wood if he turns into a bust. That all said, he's the Buffalo back to own if you're in a Week 5 pinch.
Bills running back Karlos Williams (concussion) will not practice Wednesday. While the Bills have yet to rule Williams out this week, coach Rex Ryan suggested Wednesday that in the event that both LeSean McCoy and Williams are unavailable Sunday against the Titans, Anthony Dixon would start Week 5.
Bills running back Anthony Dixon did not receive a carry in Buffalo's loss to the Giants on Sunday. He was targeted three times in the passing game, hauling in two balls for 20 yards. For those who thought Dixon might get some more action in the rushing game following the injury to LeSean McCoy, it was the Karlos Williams Show on Sunday, and even that wasn't much of a show. Dixon remains limited to short-yardage and special teams situations, though there's some talk McCoy could be out several weeks. Should anything happen to Williams, Dixon might get some added responsibility.
The bad news for Bills running back Anthony Dixon on Sunday was that he gained just one yard on three carries. The good news is that his 1-yard score helped his team upset Indianapolis. Dixon plunged into the end zone five minutes into the third quarter to give Buffalo its biggest lead of the afternoon at 24-0. He will seek another score in Week 2 against New England.
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