Whoda Thunk It? Anthony Dixon in 49ers’ plans
If you had Anthony Dixon making the 49ers 53 man roster, please pick up the white courtesy phone and claim your prize.
In a piece by Matt Maiocco he writes about how both OC Greg Roman and GM Trent Baalke both say that Dixon has played himself on the team.
Roman had this to say about Dixon during a KNBR interview. ‘I think we can look to ‘Dix’ to have his most productive season as a Niner.’
On the other side Baalke said this on 95.7 The Game. ‘Anthony is a 49er,’ … ‘The guy loves to be here. He works his tail end off every day. He’s had a tremendous offseason and it’s staring to show.’
‘He has worked on his body. He’s got himself at a good playing weight. He’s learning two positions now, fullback and running back. We’re pleased with what he’s doing on the offensive side and also pleased with what he brings to the table on special teams.’
Wow. I never would have guessed that Anthony Dixon would make the team this season, not with the additions of Brandon Jacobs and LaMichael James, not to mention the way he dances at the line. But you have to give Dixon credit, he worked his ass off to improve and do whatever he could to be part of this team.