RB Kenneth Dixon - Baltimore Ravens
|5-10, 215||Born: 1-21-1994||College: Louisiana Tech||Drafted: ---|
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Recent Stats and Projections
Recent Game Summaries
2016 Week 17 vs CIN (10 / 44 / 1 rush, 4 / 3 / 19 / 0 rec)
Kenneth Dixon played well against the Bengals and assumed the short yardage duties from Terrence West. Dixon got the edge on a 12 yard run to convert a 4th and 1. Dixon caught a pass in the flat and ducked out of bounds after a 6 yard gain. Dixon broke an 11 yard gain up the gut converting a 3rd and 2. Kenneth Dixon got back to back carries from the 1 yard line and scored a touchdown with a nice second effort. Dixon gained 12 following his blockers on screen pass.
2016 Week 16 vs PIT (12 / 57 / 0 rush, 3 / 1 / 1 / 0 rec)
Kenneth Dixon played well and showed great effort picking up yards after contact. Dixon followed excellent blocking through a nice hole then dragged Ross Cockrell for 5 yards before finally being pushed out of bounds after a 17 yard gain. Dixon had two noteworthy mistakes the first was a missed blitz pick up leading to a Laurence Timmons sack. The second was a fumble Dixon managed to recover. Dixon showed great balance and strength running between the tackles and staying on his feet as a scrum formed around him. He was stopped after a 8 yard gain on 3rd and 1. Dixon had a 14 yard gain negated by penalty.
2016 Week 15 vs PHI (9 / 36 / 1 rush, 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Kenneth Dixon was stuffed or met at the line of scrimmage on almost all of his carries. Dixon broke a 19 yard run featuring a nice cutback that showed off his vision but the play was negated by a penalty. Dixon got the edge and turned the corner for a 16 yard touchdown on a pitch play thanks to a nice block from Ronnie Stanley.
2016 Week 14 vs NE (11 / 39 / 0 rush, 11 / 8 / 42 / 1 rec)
Kenneth Dixon took over the role as the lead back against the Patriots. Terrence West started the game but Dixon got the majority of touches and snaps. Dixon played very well and likely earned the chance to be featured going forward. Dixon showed his ability to break tackles and gain yards after contact. Dixon made plays in the run and pass game proving to be hard to bring down. Dixon was brought down in the end zone for a safety on his first carry but had little chance to gain yardage Dixon dropped a check down from Flacco with a defender closing in. Dixon broke a tackle and fought for yardage before being pushed out of bounds for a gain of 15 yard. Dixon picked up 9 yards running inside on a pitch play behind Marshal Yanda. Dixon came wide open off a release from the backfield and caught an 8 yard touchdown. Dixon gained 8 more yards again running behind Yanda. Dixon dropped another pass with a defender closing in. Dixon had a 9 yard run negated by a holding penalty.
2016 Week 13 vs MIA (6 / 56 / 0 rush, 4 / 4 / 21 / 0 rec)
Kenneth Dixon made explosive plays against the Dolphins. Dixon wasn't able to find much space as a receiver but consistently made defenders miss as a ball carrier. Dixon received his first carry on 4th and 1 and was able to gain the edge on a pitch play for a 10 yard gain. Dixon broke a 17 yard run behind Ronnie Stanley showing off his impressive speed and quickness in tight spaces. Dixon found 11 yards on a screen pass running behind Marshal Yanda. Dixon showed patience and broke another impressive 17 yard run behind Jeremy Zuttah.
2016 Week 12 vs CIN (13 / 49 / 0 rush, 4 / 4 / 31 / 0 rec)
Kenneth Dixon looked like the Ravens best offensive player against the Bengals. Dixon was physical and showed great effort with each of his touches. Dixon received more touches than Terrence West for the first time. Dixon caught a pass in the flat, slipped a tackle while tip toeing the sideline and ducked out of bounds after a 16 yard gain. Dixon got the edge on the Bengals defense and kept his legs churning at the end of the run for a gain of 15. Dixon dodged two defenders along the sideline before being forced out of bounds after a 9 yard gain. Dixon picked up 8 yards on a 4th and 1 toss play.
2016 Week 11 vs DAL (6 / 40 / 0 rush, 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Kenneth Dixon showed off his speed and play making ability against the Cowboys. Dixon found success on the limited touches he received. Dixon burst through a huge hole, made a beautiful cut to evade Byron Jones and sprinted up field for 20 yards. Dixon got the edge and burst down the sideline gaining 9 and delivering a solid hit to JJ Wilcox to finish the run. Dixon only saw 6 touches and should be more involved in the passing game going forward
2016 Week 10 vs CLE (6 / 38 / 0 rush, 7 / 5 / 42 / 0 rec)
Kenneth Dixon had his best game as a professional against the Browns. Dixon was heavily involved in the pass game in the first half tallying 5 receptions. Dixon looked explosive but also showed the ability to run inside and gain tough yards. Terrence West also played well and remains the goal line back. On one of Dixon's best runs he followed Ronnie Stanley through the hole and showed off his speed for a gain of 11. Dixon caught a check down from Flacco and made an impressive move along the sideline to avoid a tackler before ducking out of bounds after an 12 yard gain. Dixon made a contested catch, slipped a tackle and picked up 16 more yards on a check down. Dixon slipped 3 tackles running outside behind Rick Wagner on his way to a 10 yard gain. Dixon had a 17 yard gain negated by penalty.
2016 Week 9 vs PIT (9 / 13 / 0 rush, 2 / 2 / 0 / 0 rec)
Kenneth Dixon saw the most extensive regular season action of his career. Dixon split carries and touches with Terrence West. The Ravens run game was unable to get going because the Steelers crowded the line of scrimmage and were stout at the point of attack. Dixon was unable to break into the open field. Dixon did force a few missed tackles in the backfield but was stuffed on the majority of his carries.
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