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Dixon to OLB?

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by Teague31, Nov 2, 2005.

  1. Teague31

    Teague31 Defender of the Star

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    Any chance Dixon plays OLB, at least in nickel like Roy has been. Guy is 215-220 and a pretty good blitzer if memory serves..... can't hurt to give it try, we all know he can't play safety.
  2. TheHustler

    TheHustler Active Member

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    Too small to play OLB.
  3. InmanRoshi

    InmanRoshi Zone Scribe

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    The move was made to shore up special team coverage, which Dixon was good at.
  4. AbeBeta

    AbeBeta Well-Known Member

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    Dixon can't play safety? Why would a sudden move to a position he's never played at the pro-level, without the benefit of training camp or preseason, help us?
  5. The30YardSlant

    The30YardSlant Benched

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  6. te0002

    te0002 Member

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    I don't see that happening, but if Dallas wants to get any value from Dixon - absent ST's - Zim. needs to keep him close to the LOS
  7. Future

    Future Intramural Legend

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    LMAO...i dont even know what to say
  8. CrazyCowboy

    CrazyCowboy Well-Known Member

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    If Dixon can blitz form his OLB position next to the ball boy without getting a flag........then, I say send the guy!

    Otherwise, I DO NOT want him on the field........
  9. Nors

    Nors Benched

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    Dixon can be a poor mans Larry Izzo - a backup that only see's field in a disaster. But is a ST ace. SS and LB's fit that role....

    I wouldn't rule out a CB cut in near future.....
  10. Eskimo

    Eskimo Well-Known Member

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    Who would we cut at CB? We only have four on the roster (TNew, Henry, Glenn, Reeves) and I'd prefer if we had five. I don't know how Nate Jones is listed on the depth chart but he has no business playing CB in the NFL. Even Reeves is most a STer and nickel safety who would be abused at CB.

    Let's face it - if one of our top 3 CBs goes down, we are in big trouble. Getting another developmental CB should be a goal in the offseason.
  11. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    I thought we signed Dixon because one of our waterboys quit.
  12. Nors

    Nors Benched

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    Glenn is #3

    Jones and Reves depth behind that.

    You add two safeties and Parcells rants on young players not knowing how to play football the math may be simple.....
  13. KDWilliams85

    KDWilliams85 New Member

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    I'm glad to see that nothing changes around here. People still suggest the stupidest things.
  14. Alexander

    Alexander What's it going to be then, eh?

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    Well, it is late.

    I am rarely on the board at this hour.

    I guess this is when the crazies come out to play.
  15. Billy Bullocks

    Billy Bullocks Active Member

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    We should make a basic intelligence test people must pass before they can post on this board
  16. Alexander

    Alexander What's it going to be then, eh?

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    Membership would plummet.
  17. Bob Sacamano

    Bob Sacamano Benched

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    what?!! isn't Parcells worried about the depth there as it is?
  18. Billy Bullocks

    Billy Bullocks Active Member

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    Post effeciency would incrase
  19. MichaelWinicki

    MichaelWinicki "You want some?" Staff Member

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